May 7, 1927

Medical News

JAMA. 1927;88(19):1489-1494. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680450033019

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State Medical Election.  — At the annual meeting of the Arizona State Medical Association, Yuma, April 21-23, Dr. Charles S. Vivian, Phoenix, was installed as president; Dr. Arthur C. Carlson, Jerome, was made president-elect: Dr. Hilary D. Ketcherside, Yuma, vice president; Dr. Delamere F. Harbridge, Phoenix, secretary, and Dr. Clarence E. Yount, Prescott, treasurer.


Bills Introduced.  —Senate bill 872 and house bill 1263 would create a bureau of narcotics, which would administer the laws relating to the regulation, sale, dispensation and use of narcotics.

Health at San Diego.  —Telegraphic reports to the U. S. Department of Commerce from sixty-eight cities with a total population of about 30 million, for the week ending April 23, indicate that the

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