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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.)
—The Tenth District Medical Association met at Fort Smith, September 17. In addition to the regular program a surgical clinic was conducted by Dr. Harry C. King at the Sparks Memorial Hospital.
Hygiene Bureau Established.
—The state board of health has created a bureau of child hygiene to study the child health of the state, to cooperate with existing agencies now devoted to that cause. Miss Amy D. Steinhard has been placed in charge of the bureau.
New Laboratory Established.
—A building for a research laboratory and clinic is to be erected at the Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara, similar in its exterior architecture to the other buildings. It will be known as the Memorial Laboratory
Medical News. JAMA. 1918;71(14):1152-1156. doi:10.1001/jama.1918.02600400052018