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August 9, 1924

Medical News

JAMA. 1924;83(6):447-452. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02660060051019

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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest: such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)


Personal.  —Dr. Ray Lyman Wilbur, president of Stanford University, and former President of the American Medical Association, was appointed permanent chairman of the medical council of the Veterans' Bureau, which closed its first session in Washington, D. C., July 24.

Sacramento Appointments.  —Dr. Walter W. Cress, for the last eighteen months city physician of Sacramento, has been appointed city health officer. Dr. Tholow Binkley has been appointed city physician to succeed Dr. Cress. Dr. George Joyce Hall will be director of the city health clinic.

Birth Control in California.  —It is reported that W. H. Lackey, special agent of the federal census bureau, is making an investigation of birth statistics in California. The state had, Jan. 1, 1924,

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