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January 1, 1938

Medical News

JAMA. 1938;110(1):51-56. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790010053016

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Annual Health Conference.—  The annual health conference of the Arkansas State Board of Health was held in Little Rock, December 9-10, in the State Capitol Building. Addresses were given by Drs. William B. Grayson, state health officer; W. Carter Williams, Nashville, health commissioner of Tennessee; Edgar W. Norris Jr., passed assistant surgeon, U. S. Public Health Service, Hot Springs National Park, and William R. Brooksher, Fort Smith, secretary of the state medical society. The directors of the various bureaus of the state department discussed the following special subjects: maternal and child health, syphilis, tuberculosis and malaria control. These programs as they applied to Conway, Phillips, Craighead and Mississippi counties were discussed by the directors of the county health units. A session was also devoted to public health nursing.

District Meetings.—  The Ninth Councilor District Medical Society met in Harrison, December 7; the following program was presented: Drs. Elmer E.

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