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May 13, 1933

Medical News

JAMA. 1933;100(19):1547-1551. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740190073019

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Bill Passed.  —A. 1321 has passed the assembly, proposing to penalize any person who by radio or any other broadcasting means asserts any fact, concerning the cure of any ailment by the use of any drug or therapeutic treatment, which is known by him to be untrue and is made with the intention of misleading.

Typhoid Carriers Discovered.  —An investigation of the sixth case of typhoid fever to appear in a family since 1930 disclosed three typhoid carriers, according to the bulletin of the state department of health. The grandmother, who had typhoid when she was 17 years old, proved to be a carrier, as did two of her daughters, who were ill with typhoid in 1928 and

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