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August 31, 1935

Medical News

JAMA. 1935;105(9):724-727. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760350084019

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One July Fourth Accident.—  One injury from a Fourth of July accident was reported in New Haven this year, as compared with a record of one death and 103 injuries in fireworks accidents in 1934. The reduction is credited to the city's new fireworks ordinance, which forbids the use and sale of fireworks and which was adopted by the board of aldermen following an educational campaign sponsored by the New Haven Department of Health. The educational campaign last year followed a meeting of representatives of civic organizations with the department of health, July 18, at which a resolution was adopted urging the passage of the ordinance. The one injury this year was that of a policeman, who was slightly injured when taking a blank cartridge pistol from a youth in the act of discharging it.

The Eleventh Clinical Congress.—  The Connecticut State Medical Society will hold its eleventh clinical

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