July 26, 1930

Medical News

JAMA. 1930;95(4):272-275. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02720040030015

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Personal.  —Karl F. Meyer, Ph.D., director of the Hooper Foundation for Medical Research, has been appointed chairman of the committee on undulant fever of the National Research Council.—Dr. Martin J. Lacey has been selected as health officer of Albany, succeeding Dr. Jack L. Stein.

Bernard Bernard Fined.  — A $1,000 fine was recently imposed on Bernard Bernard, Sausalito, who pleaded guilty to charges of using the mails to defraud. Bernard has an apparatus, which he sold for $8.75, and a course of instruction which he claims in circulars sent through the mail would make short people tall. His yearly income was said to be $40,000 from the sale of this apparatus.

"Eye Specialists" Apprehended.  —According to the state

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