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April 21, 1951

ORGANIZATION SECTION

JAMA. 1951;145(16):1271-1272. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.02920340049019
Abstract

FEDERAL LEGISLATION 

Chiropractic Care for Veterans  Senator Humphrey of Minnesota introduced, for Senator Magnuson of Washington, S. 1235, which would extend to persons entitled to receive medical care by or through the Veterans' Administration the right to elect to receive chiropractic treatment. The chief medical director of the VA would be required to make services of qualified chiropractors available on the request of patients. Senator Magnuson prepared the bill at the request of the director of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Maternity Benefits for Wives of Servicemen  S. 1245, introduced by Senator Humphrey of Minnesota, would establish a program of grants-in-aid to assist the states to provide maternity and infant care for the wives and infants of enlisted members of the Armed Forces during the present emergency. This bill is similar to the EMIC program in existence during World War II. The Children's Bureau of the Federal Security Agency would

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