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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.)
Illegal Practitioner Fined.
—It is reported that J. C. Belding, Powderly, was fined $100 in the police court, February 8, for practicing medicine without a license.
Cooperation in Mosquito Eradication.
—In the fight against mosquitoes, the insurance companies, to avoid loss such as was suffered in the recent dengue fever epidemic, will cooperate this year with the U. S. Public Health Service. The state department of health is making an effort to establish fulltime health units in every county of the state, to aid in the spring campaign against mosquitoes.
—The governor has appointed Dr. Rutial O. Norris, Tuckerman, a member of the board of health for a four-year term, to succeed Dr. Cyrus F. Crosby,
Medical News. JAMA. 1923;80(9):634–639. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02640360042018