Public Health Service: Hearings, Seventieth Congress, First Session on H.R. 5766. January 11, 1928

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Considers legislation to coordinate and reorganize operations of the Public Health Service.

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Page 26 - Many millions of people in the United States are suffering from illnesses which may be alleviated by the use of cortisone. In June 1949 the President directed the United States Public Health Service and the United States Department of Agriculture to undertake whatever steps were possible to promote the production of cortisone and investigate its potentialities. The Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering for many years has been responsible for the introduction of foreign plant...
Page 15 - Hereafter the advisory board for the Hygienic Laboratory shall be known as the National Advisory Health Council, and the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service, with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury, is authorized to appoint, from representatives of the public-health profession, five additional members of such council.
Page 15 - SEC. 10. (a) The President is authorized to prescribe appropriate titles for commissioned officers of the Public Health Service other than medical officers, corresponding to the grades of medical officers. Hereafter officers of the Public Health Service in the grade of Assistant Surgeon General (except those in charge of bureau divisions) shall be known and designated as medical directors. The limitation now imposed by law upon the number of senior surgeons and Assistant Surgeons General at large...
Page 20 - The conference of State and provincial health authorities of North America is an organization of the executive officers of the various States and provinces of Canada, the United States, and Mexico. Then annuallv there is a conference of the State health officers of the United States with the Surgeon General as provided by law.
Page 12 - AN ACT To regulate the sale of viruses, serums, toxins, and analogous products in the District of Columbia, to regulate interstate traffic in said articles, and for other purposes.
Page 28 - Pa. ; R. Smith Snader, New Windsor, Md. ; CE Hough, Hartford, Conn. ; PS Brenneman, Jefferson, Ohio ; B. Ashcraft, Chardon, Ohio ; NP Hull, Lansing, Mich.
Page 19 - Plan for disease prevention recently adopted by the Conference of State and Provincial Health Authorities of North America, In...
Page 23 - Association. Dairy Farm and Trade Press. Dairy and Ice Cream Machinery and Supplies Association. Holstein-Friesian Association of America. International Association of Milk Dealers. International Association of Ice Cream Manufacturers.
Page 4 - Service, with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury, who shall be skilled in laboratory work in its relation to the public health, and not in the regular employment of the Government.
Page 21 - ... removing the weapons from each of the nations until this year. But the effort has extended from very early in 1961 to the present time. Mr. SELDEN. Thank you, Mr. Secretary. Chairman MORGAN. Mr. Barry? Mr. BARRY. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Secretary and General Taylor, it is a pleasure to have you here this morning. I would like to ask you what is the total US military cost to support our position in the NATO alliance? Secretary McNAMARA. It is almost impossible to prepare such an estimate....

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