July 8, 1922

Medical News

JAMA. 1922;79(2):139-144. doi:10.1001/jama.1922.02640020051021

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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.)


Revocation of Licenses.  —It is reported that the state board of medical examiners has revoked the license of Frederick Nathaniel Staples, on a charge that he was guilty of having been party to a criminal abortion, resulting in death.—It is also reported that the board revoked the license of Charles E. Marsh, a naturopath, on a similar charge.

Arrest of Medical Impostor.  —It is reported that a person using, at different time, the names Leslie Hollen, Leslie Powell, J. Mitchell Palmer and Thomas Holland, was arrested recently in Los Angeles, on a charge of passing bogus checks and of having forged names of reputable physicians to prescriptions for narcotics. He asserted that he had practiced medicine in New

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