Medicine: Capsules, Sep. 10, 1956

¶ Despite the rise in auto accidents, the home is still more dangerous than the highway, 15 Rhode Island hospitals found. In the six months ending July 31, they had 7,334 admissions as a result of home accidents, more than double the highway figure. Half the victims were under ten. Most dangerous room: the kitchen. ¶ "The physician who sells his testimony to the highest bidder and shades his testimony to the extent that he is paid" should have his license revoked, A.M.A. President Dwight Murray told the American Bar Association. And, he added, so should the lawyer who hired him....

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