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October 31, 1925

Medical News

JAMA. 1925;85(18):1405-1410. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02670180061022

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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.)


Society News.  —Dr. Harry Spiro addressed the San Francisco County Medical Society, October 14, on "Modern Diagnosis and Treatment of Heart Disease," and Dr. Ernst Gehrels on "Gastric Surgery." The October number of California and Western Medicine publishes a list of about two pages of the names of physicians, and the subjects on which they have volunteered to speak in the extension service of the state medical society.

Gertrude Steele, Naturopath, Wanted for Manslaughter.  —The Police Bulletin, Oct. 13, 1925, from Los Angeles, reports that Gertrude Steele, "Naturopath," under indictment for manslaughter, is "wanted." In February, 1920, The Journal recorded that Gertrude Steele had been charged with manslaughter following the death of a "patient" who died in

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