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July 25, 1959


JAMA. 1959;170(13):1560-1567. doi:10.1001/jama.1959.03010130064022


Dr. Rhine Honored.—  Hundreds of friends honored Dr. Thomas E. Rhine recently at the anniversary celebration of the 60th year of his practice in Thornton. Dr. Rhine, 83, who spent the first year of his practice at Locust Bayou before coming to Thornton, has reportedly delivered 10 children and 57 grandchildren of a woman whom he had also delivered.


Grants for Cardiovascular Studies.—  The Los Angeles County Heart Association announced the award of $199,783.75 to investigators working at local medical research centers for the study of cardiovascular diseases, effective July 1. Dr. Mitchel D. Covel, Research Committee chairman, said the awards are for work to be performed during the next 12 months. Included in the grants are funds for support of the association's Cardiovascular Research Laboratory at UCLA, two established investigators, four research fellows, and 16 grants-inaid. An additional $15,000 in awards will be made by the Long