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November 3, 1934

Medical News

JAMA. 1934;103(18):1383-1387. doi:10.1001/jama.1934.02750440043019

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Society News.—  At a meeting of the Tuscaloosa County Medical Society at Bryce Hospital, Tuscaloosa, October 15, members of the staff presented the program. Drs. James S. Tarwater and Frank A. Kay discussed dementia praecox, and Dr. Toombs Lawrence exhibited cases of paranoia. Dr. Thomas K. Lewis, Birmingham, addressed the society in September on treatment of heart block.

University News.—  Dr. James S. McLester, professor of medicine, University of Alabama School of Medicine, and President-Elect, American Medical Association, delivered the annual Gorgas address before the La Fayette Guild Chapter of the Gorgas Medical Society at the university, October 3. The occasion was in commemoration of the eightieth anniversary of the birth of William Crawford Gorgas. Dr. Allan Walker

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