March 30, 1900

Medical News.

JAMA. 1900;XXXVI(13):899-904. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02470130047016

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ARKANSAS.  A unique bill has been introduced in the legislature, to prevent physicians and surgeons from practicing if they use intoxicating liquors as beverages.The State Board of Health has been organized, with Dr. George M. D. Cantrell, Little Rock, president, and Dr. Robert B. Christian, Little Rock, secretary.

CONNECTICUT.  A sanatorium for consumptives is to be built on Cedar Hill, three miles from Hartford, on land owned by the Hartford Hospital.The citizens of Westville, New Haven, held a mass meeting and have protested against the establishment of a hospital for contagious diseases in that village.Dr. Joseph H. Townsend, New Haven, has been appointed a member of the State Board of Health, vice Dr. G. Herrick Wilson, Meriden, whose term has expired.Physicians have appeared before the judiciary committee of the legislature in behalf of the medical practice act with especial reference to reciprocity in certificates between the

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