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May 28, 1892

THE PHILADELPHIA COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY.

JAMA. 1892;XVIII(22):685-686. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411260027010

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Abstract

Attention is directed to the proceedings of this organization on another page of this issue of The Journal, in which will be found a paper by Dr. Solomon Solis-Cohen, and after the paper, a series of resolutions which were adopted condemning the action of this Journal for admitting certain advertisements of proprietary medicines in its pages.

To all questions there are two sides, and it seems that the reasons for the course which The Journal has pursued in this matter should be set before the members of the Association.

The ideal in medical journalism has not, and never will be, attained, and it is well that this is so, for then the ambitious journalist would in a great measure cease his labors.

Not infrequently a physician is seized with an ambition to show his fellows just what a medical journal should be and what it should do, and one of

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