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February 26, 1927

Medical News

JAMA. 1927;88(9):653-658. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680350037018

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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.)


Bill Introduced.  —Senate bill 98 would require a health examination as a prerequisite to marriage.

Hospital News.  —Two units of the St. Joseph Hospital, Phoenix, have been completed at a cost of about $160,000, and plans are being drawn for the third unit. The new structure is of the Spanish Renaissance type in concrete and steel and, in addition to adding facilities for administrative purposes, increases the bed capacity of the hospital to seventy-five.


Bills Introduced.  —House bill 255 would regulate the use of anesthetics. House bill 377 would regulate the sale of alcohol for medical purposes.

Personal.  —Dr. Fenton L. Husbands, Blytheville, was elected president of the Tri-State Medical Association at the recent meeting in Memphis,

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