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December 19, 1931

Medical News

JAMA. 1931;97(25):1897-1901. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730250055024

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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest: such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)


License Revoked.  —The license to practice medicine of Dr. Thomas B. Sylar, Lepanto, was revoked by the State Medical Board of the Arkansas Medical Society at its regular meeting, November 10-11. Dr. Sylar was convicted and sent to the U. S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth, Kan., for violating the Harrison Narcotic Act.

Society News.  —The Craighead-Poinsett County Medical Society entertained the First Councilor District and Northeast Arkansas Medical Society at Jonesboro, recently; the program included papers by Drs. Darmon A. Rhinehart, Little Rock, president, state medical society, on "Trends in Medicine"; Lee V. Parmley, "Medical Legislation," and Dr. Robert J. Haley, Jr., Paragould, "Early Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment of Perforated Gastric Ulcers."—Among others, Dr. Robert L. Sanders, Memphis,

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