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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.)
—The Calhoun County Medical Society was addressed, March 21, by Drs. Murdock S. Equen, Atlanta, on "Foreign Bodies in Food and Air Passages," and Frank K. Boland, Atlanta, "Differential Diagnosis of Abdominal Tumors." Dr. John D. Durden, Anniston, addressed the society, February 7, on pneumonia.—At a meeting of the Geneva County Medical Society in Geneva, March 14, Drs. Earle F. Moody and Vincent J. Thacker, both of Dothan, discussed intestinal obstruction.
Dr. Truman Appointed State Health Officer.
—Dr. George C. Truman, Mesa, took up the duties of state health officer, April 4, following his appointment by Governor B. B. Moeur, who is also a physician. Dr. Truman, who is 30 years of age, graduated from
Medical News. JAMA. 1933;100(16):1260-1266. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740160044018