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Poisoning from Arsenic on Vegetables.
—The illness of seventeen patients at Los Angeles Convalescent Home, Montebello, September 19, was traced to arsenic spray used on green vegetables furnished the home, the Chicago Tribune reported. Nine other cases of vegetable spray poisoning were recorded in different sections of the city and county, it was stated.
—A new building, costing about $32,000, has recently been completed at the College of Medical Evangelists. The basement of the new structure will house a museum, and the first and second floors the clinical laboratory of the White Memorial Hospital and space for research work. —Dr. Guy L. Hunner, adjunct professor of gynecology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, conducted a
Medical News. JAMA. 1933;101(14):1081–1084. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740390039015