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March 25, 1950

Medical News

JAMA. 1950;142(12):912-914. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02910300050015

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Popular Medical Lectures.—  Standford University School of Medicine, San Francisco, is presenting illustrated medical lectures to which the public is invited on Wednesday evenings at 8 o'clock beginning March 29. The program is as follows:March 29, H. Corwin Hinshaw, San Francisco, New Drugs in Tuberculosis.April 5, Francis L. Chamberlain, San Francisco, Present Day Treatment of High Blood Pressure.April 19, Rodney R. Beard, San Francisco, The Common Cold.April 26, William C. Kuzell, San Francisco, ACTH, the Magic Hormone.

Chest Minifilm Service.—  Eight months of operation of the Physician's Chest Photofluorographic Service as a demonstration program ended December 23 with a total of 11,582 free chest minifilms made for patients of 1,290 Los Angeles County Medical Association members. Some 1,028 of the patients were referred to their physicians for further study, the films having shown 410 as suspicious for tuberculosis, 361 as having possible cardiac abnormalities and

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