Medicine: A Nod to Manipulation

Osteopathy in the U.S. frequently gets the cold shoulder from public health officials and medical doctors. Last week, for a change, osteopaths had something to crow about. For the first time, under the U.S. Public Health Service program of aid to professional schools, teaching grants ($25,000 and $20,000 respectively) had been awarded to two colleges of osteopathy. The A.M.A. made no objection.

"In awarding these grants," said U.S. Surgeon General Leonard Scheele, "we are recognizing the plain fact that many cancer cases are seen for the first time by osteopaths." To the nation's 11,299...

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