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January 17, 1920

Medical News

JAMA. 1920;74(3):182-187. doi:10.1001/jama.1920.02620030038021

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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 hospials, education, public health, etc.)


Child Hygiene Bureau Established.  —The Birmingham Health Department, December 1, established a bureau of child hygiene. This bureau will undertake to teach child culture and to act in an advisory capacity to parents and to the other branches of the health department.

Infirmary to Be Remodeled  —A permit was issued, November 17, for the Fraternal Hospital, Birmingham. The present building of the McAdory Infirmary is to be remodeled and additions made until the capacity of the institution will be 152 beds. Dr. Willington P. McAdory, Birmingham, is president, and Dr. John H. Stephens, Hendersonville, secretary of the new hospital organization, which is capitalized at $125,000.

Personal.  —The Bureau of Venereal Disease Control of the State Board of Health

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