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February 1, 1902

Medical News.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(5):330-335. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480050044013

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Birmingham Hospital.  —The Hillman Hospital Association is about to erect a hospital in Birmingham, to take the place of the temporary hospital now in use.

Health Board Election.  —At a meeting of the Birmingham Committee of Health, January 15, Dr. Edward H. Sholl, was re-elected president and Dr. Dyer F. Talley, secretary.

New Hospital for Montgomery.  —The Sisters of Charity have purchased a site for their new hospital in Montgomery at a cost of $23,000. On this site they will erect a building to cost not less than $50,000.

Osteopathy in Alabama.  —Judge Samuel E. Greene, of the Criminal Court, has decided that osteopathy is the practice of medicine, and any person engaged in the same in Alabama can be forced to procure a license for practicing medicine. His decision was based on the definition of the word "medicine," which is, "science, which relates to the cure, prevention or

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