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The Duel Between Professors Broca and Cunéo
The press has had a great deal to say about a duel with swords that occurred a few days ago between Professors Broca and Cunéo, hospital surgeons. As to the cause of the encounter, it is said that Professor Broca turned over part of his hospital service to his son-in-law Dr. Monod, for which he was criticized, especially by Cunéo. Feeling that he had been insulted, Broca challenged Cunéo. In the seventh bout, Cunéo was wounded in the right forearm. This method of settling difficulties of a professional nature is highly disapproved in the medical world.
The School of Puericulture
The Association pour le développement de l'hygiène maternelle et infantile, under whose auspices the school of puericulture at the University of Paris functions, has just held its general assembly under the chairmanship of Professor dean of the medical faculty. Professor Pinard, director of
PARIS. JAMA. 1924;82(14):1133–1134. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02650400043021