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AMA: The white coats are going, the white coats are going

Wall Street Journal Health Blog, June 18, 2009
The AMA voted in its annual meeting to establish a dress code that would do away with the white coats that have distinguished physicians for years. The goal of the ban is to reduce the risk of infection from bacteria on unwashed sleeves.