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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest; SUCH AS RELATE to SOCIETY activities, new HOSPITALS, EDUCATION, PUBLIC health, ETC.)
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Baby Week Campaign Plans.
—On the initiative of the Federation of Women's Clubs, arrangements are being made for the baby week campaign. Baby Week, however, is, in the District of Columbia, to be from May 6 to 13 and will not conform to the week generally adopted throughout the country.Investigation of Milk and Milk Products Endorsed.—The board of directors of the Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis has endorsed Representative Linthicum's resolution providing for the appointment of a committee from the House of Representatives to investigate the milk supply and the milk products of the country in their relation to public health.
State Board News.
—The annual meeting of the State Board of Health
Medical News. JAMA. 1916;LXVI(11):822-829. doi:10.1001/jama.1916.02580370042025