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October 21, 1950


JAMA. 1950;144(8):697-701. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02920080099021

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State Chest X-Ray Program.—  On August 1 the State Health Department's chest x-ray service, now in its fifth year of operation, made its 400,000 chest roentgenograms. During the past year roentgenograms of 88,247 persons were made by the one mobile unit team. Of these 1,866 were in need of medical attention. Definite or suspected tuberculosis was found in a total of 1,169, and an additional 697 had abnormal chest conditions indicative of other disorders.


General Practice Meeting.—  The second scientific assembly of the California Academy of General Practice will be held at the Senator Hotel in Sacramento, November 8-10. Among the speakers are Dr. Walter C. Alvarez, Rochester, Minn., who will give the Stanley Truman Lecture; Dr. Phil Thorek, Chicago, the Ivan C. Heron Lecture on "The Acute Abdomen"; Dr. Andy Hall, Mount Vernon, Ill., "Twentieth Century Medicine and Surgery," and Dr. John W. Cline, San Francisco, President-Elect

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