Health Frauds and Quackery: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Frauds and Misrepresentations Affecting the Elderly of the Special Committee of Aging
United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Frauds and Misrepresentations Affecting the Elderly
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1964
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Stran 395 - I find this conclusion more impressed upon me, — that the greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something, and tell what it saw in a plain way. Hundreds of people can talk for one who can think, but thousands can think for one who can see. To see clearly, is poetry, prophecy, and religion, — all in one.
Stran 11 - Institute, and the director of the department, who shall be an ex officio member. The members of the council shall be appointed by the Governor to serve for terms of four years. The Governor, in appointing the first members, shall appoint at least one member from the faculty of each of the schools teaching medicine and surgery and located in this state that are approved by the State Board of Medical Examiners.
Stran 370 - In the advertisement or sales presentation that the correction of defects in vision by such products is limited to persons approximately 40 years of age and older who do not have astigmatism or diseases of the eye and who require only simple magnifying or reducing lenses...
Stran 305 - Accordingly a function of free speech under our system of government is to invite dispute. It may indeed best serve its high purpose when it induces a condition of unrest, creates dissatisfaction with conditions as they are, or even stirs people to anger.
Stran 360 - ... other abnormalities. He may prescribe lenses, visual training, specialized services, or other optical aids to preserve, restore, and enhance the comfort and efficiency of vision. An ophthalmologist...
Stran 206 - USC 321 (b), and is and was further misbranded when introduced into, while in, and while held for sale after shipment in interstate commerce...
Stran 377 - ... methods. The advice of efficiency experts and the short-cuts resulting from time-motion studies do not lend themselves to an environment where professional services are rendered according to individual needs and where each patient must have as much time as required in order to adequately care for his particular vision problems. Section 4 of the Oklahoma Optometry Act reads as follows : "No person, firm, or corporation engaged in the business of retailing merchandise to the general public shall...
Stran 11 - The council shall annually elect one of its members to serve as chairman. The council shall meet at least twice each year, and as often in addition as necessary, for the purpose of carrying out its duties. (Added Stats.
Stran 377 - It is an attempt to free the profession, to as great an extent as possible from all taints of commercialism. It certainly might be easy for an optometrist with space in a retail store to be merely a front for the retail establishment. In any case, the opportunity...
Stran 378 - Featuring, for the most part, low prices and speedy service, these unethical practitioners attract the very patients who can least afford to tamper with their eyesight — young people just starting their careers, young marrieds just beginning to shoulder enormous responsibilities, and — this, perhaps, is the most serious of all — an alarming number of young children. In all I visited more than 50 eyecare shops — those with the biggest signs, the biggest advertisements, those that seemed to...