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November 11, 1922

Medical News

JAMA. 1922;79(20):1693-1700. doi:10.1001/jama.1922.02640200043019

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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.)


Health Officer Wins Suit.  —After a deliberation of only five minutes, a jury in Judge Aird's court, October 20, returned a verdict in favor of Dr. Judson D. Dowling, city health officer of Birmingham, defendant in a suit for $10,000 brought by Dora Glass. She sued Dr. Dowling, alleging false imprisonment for eleven days in August, 1920, when she refused to be examined for venereal disease.


Appointment for Dr. Holt.  —Dr. William L. Holt, Knoxville, Tenn., has been appointed epidemiologist for the Arkansas State Board of Health.

University News.  —"Founders' Day" was observed by the University of Arkansas School of Medicine, Little Rock, October 7. Dr. Morgan Smith, the mayor of the city and Ex-Governor Brough gave

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