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February 23, 1929

Medical News

JAMA. 1929;92(8):654-660. doi:10.1001/jama.1929.02700340054021

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Bills Introduced.  —Senate bill 46 and house bill 60 create a state barber and cosmetology board and regulate the occupation and practices of barbers, hairdressers, cosmeticians, and electrologists. House bill 4 provides that a hospital caring for any indigent person shall be compensated by the county.


Appointment of County Health Officers.  —At a meeting of the state board of health in Little Rock, February 3, health officers of forty-nine counties of Arkansas were selected on the basis of recommendations submitted by the county judges; many were reappointments. Health officers for the remaining twenty-six counties, it was announced, will be appointed as soon as recommendations are received from the county authorities.

Bills Introduced.  —Senate bill 87 amends the

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