Medicine: A. M. A. Congress

During the week 7,819 members of the American Medical Association—in convention assembled at Chicago—concluded their annual session. Cheating. The chairman of the section on medicine opened the meeting of that section with a fierce invective against unscientific and unscrupulous prescribing by a limited number of physicians. "One of the most flagrant instances of irrational therapeutics," said Dr. Joseph A. Capps, Chicago, "is the abuse of the physician's license to prescribe alcohol. It is well-known that most of the liquor dispensed by druggists on physicians' prescriptions is not intended for the...

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