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JAMA. 1950;143(2):183-184. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02910370033013.
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WASHINGTON NEWS  The "Washington Letter" that has appeared in The Journal for some years is replaced in this issue (page 185) by a new column known as "Washington News." There is increasing interest in activities in Washington and in the stand of the American Medical Association on many legislative proposals. "Washington News" will be a factual report on the Washington scene. It will not editorialize, nor will it serve as a "rumor mill." It will include medical news from government bureaus and departments and legislation of medical importance. As the need for interpretation arises, appropriate comment will be included. However, the column is intended only to be informative. Unless so stated, an official 'opinion of the Association should not be read into any statement in the column.

TELEVISION HEALTH EDUCATION  Another outstanding example of how television can be utilized by the medical profession as a health education medium and as


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