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September 1931

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Am J Dis Child. 1931;42(3):641. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1931.01940150140011

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Abstract

GENERAL  Examination of School Children for Tuberculosis in Philadelphia.—The Philadelphia Health Council and Tuberculosis Committee has offered to finance tuberculosis examinations and a demonstration of methods among school children over a three year period. The council estimated that 4,000 children could be examined annually by the funds that it will make available.Conference on Child Health for Chicago.—The Chicago area White House Conference on Child Health and Protection will be held at the Palmer House, Chicago, Oct. 30, 1931. The session will be divided into five divisions of medical service, public health education and training, child welfare and community playing. The Chicago Medical Society will head the medical service.Wisconsin Holds Diphtheria Campaign.—The health department of Wisconsin conducted its second annual diphtheria immunization campaign during August. Toxoid and antitoxin were furnished gratis to the private physicians.

DEATHS  Dr. C. Picot, whose textbook with d'Espine appeared in

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