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December 26, 1908

Medical News

JAMA. 1908;LI(26):2222-2227. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.02540260024007

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Bars Publicity.  —On the ground that newspaper publicity is foreign to the principles of ethics of the medical profession, the Madison County Medical Society adopted resolutions at its last meeting deploring the practice and requesting the publishers of newspapers to omit the names of physicians and their deeds from their columns.

Talk on Tuberculosis.  —Under the auspices of the Monroe County Medical Society, Dr. James W. Pettit, president of the Illinois State Medical Society, delivered an instructive address to the laity of Waterloo, December 8, on the "Tuberculosis Problem," after which he addressed the society on "Medical Organization" and the "Ways and Means of Securing a Full Attendance at County Society Meetings."


Children's Hospital Benefit.  —Miss Isadore Duncan's interpretation of "Iphigenia in Aulis," given for the benefit of the Children's Memorial Hospital and the Theodore Thomas Orchestra invalid fund, December 8, is said to have netted more than

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