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August 18, 1917

Medical News

JAMA. 1917;LXIX(7):574-580. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.02590340074018

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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.)


Typhoid Fever.  —Several cases of typhoid fever have developed at Paragould, and an investigation of the water and milk supplies of the city has been instituted.

Books Donated by Medical College.  —Mrs. W. B. Welch, widow of the late Dr. W. B. Welch, Fayetteville, has donated the medical library of Dr. Welch to the University of Arkansas Medical Department, Little Rock.

State Medical Board Election.  —At the annual meeting of the state medical board, Dr. Francis Taylor Isbell, Horatio, was elected president; Dr. Thomas J. Stout Brinkley, secretary, and Dr. Edward F. Ellis, Fayetteville, treasurer.

Health Survey Begun.  —The health survey of the territory surrounding Little Rock and Argenta was commenced, July 20, when Surg. Leslie Leon Lumsden

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