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February 24, 1917

Medical News

JAMA. 1917;LXVIII(8):643-648. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.04270020307022

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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.)


Personal.  —Dr. Charles E. Terry, formerly health officer of Jacksonville, has gone to New York to assume charge of the health department of the Delineator.—Dr. Henry Hanson been elected health officer of Jacksonville.


State Board Election.  —The state board of health has elected Dr. William R. Hamilton, Weiser, president, and Dr. Edward T. Biwer, Boise, secretary.—Dr. Ellis Kackley, Soda Springs, has been appointed a member of the state board of health, succeeding Dr. Oscar B. Steely, Pocatello, resigned.


Society Joins Red Cross.  —The Peoria Medical Society at its meeting, February 6, unanimously voted to join the Peoria Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Personal.  —The house of Dr. James H. Oughton, Dwight, was destroyed by

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