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January 5, 1924

Medical News

JAMA. 1924;82(1):38-43. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02650270042016

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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.)


Chiropractor Held.  —According to reports, W. E. Purviance, chiropractor of Los Angeles, was recently arrested on a statutory charge, preferred by the mother of Mary Schwaln.

Hospital Association Organized.  —The San Francisco Bay Counties Hospital Association was organized, December 6, in San Francisco, with Dr. Lionel S. Schmitt, director of hospitals, University of California, as president, and Dr. Attilio S. Musante of St. Joseph's Hospital, temporary secretary.

Society for Blind Organized.  —The California Society for the Blind was organized, Nov. 8, 1923, with Dr. Edward F. Glaser as president. The immediate projects of the society are: the organization of a campaign for the prevention of blindness; the establishment of a nursery and kindergarten for blind children of preschool

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