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December 26, 1931

Medical News

JAMA. 1931;97(26):1971-1975. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730260037018

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Lectures on Medical History.  —Prof. Henry E. Sigerist, Institute of the History of Medicine, University of Leipzig, Germany, will give two lectures on medical history, January 12-13, in Lane Hall, San Francisco. The first lecture will be on "Problems and Methods of Historical Pathology," and the second, "The Social Aspects of Medicine." The historical section of the Lane Medical Library, Stanford University School of Medicine, will be dedicated, January 11. Dr. William Ophuls, dean of the school of medicine, will give the introductory remarks; Dr. Emmet Rixford, emeritus professor of surgery, will speak on "Development of the Historical Section of the Lane Medical Library," and Dr. Sigerist, "Relation of History of Medicine to Practice."

Food Poisoning Reported.  —One

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