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February 28, 1925

Medical News

JAMA. 1925;84(9):681-686. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02660350045018

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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.)


Smallpox in Calhoun County.  —About sixty cases of smallpox were reported in Calhoun County, January 30, most of them among negroes.


Bill to Change Medical Practice Act.  —A bill has been introduced into the state legislature by Representative Lewis which provides for a board of medical examiners to be composed of four regular physicians, two eclectics and one homeopath. All applicants for license would be graduates of a "legally incorporated medical college or institution" who made a general average in their studies of at least 75 per cent, and received not less than 50 per cent, in any subject.


Health Officers Appointed.  —Dr. Earnest Dozier, Redding, has been appointed health officer of Shasta County, succeeding Dr.

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