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September 30, 1944

Medical News

JAMA. 1944;126(5):309-313. doi:10.1001/jama.1944.02850400041016

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Society News.—  Dr. Joseph Jordan Eller, New York, will address the Waterbury Medical Society, November 9, on "Tumors of the Skin."

Yale Library Acquires Herb Cabinet.—  The Yale Medical Library recently acquired the herb cabinet of Dr. Seth Bird (1733-1805), Bethlehem. The Connecticut State Medical Journal reported that no Connecticut physician of his time was more famous as a practitioner or medical preceptor than Dr. Bird. On June 14, 1941 the Beaumont Medical Club of Connecticut paid tribute to Dr. Bird in a visit to his house, which at that time was owned by Mr. William B. Sprague of New York City. On this occasion Dr. Creighton Barker, New Haven, presented a paper on Dr. Bird.


Personal.—  Dr. Hugh H. Hussey Jr. has been named chairman of a medical advisory committee appointed by the district office of price administration to pass on all applications for extra

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