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May 2, 1925

Medical News

JAMA. 1925;84(18):1362-1367. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02660440048015

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Biennial Health Report.  —There is a constantly increasing demand for health pamphlets in Arizona, according to the Biennial Report of the State Board of Health, which distributed 157,579 during 1924. The board adopted, March 12, 1924, the Standard Railway Sanitary Code as adopted by thirty-three other states in the Union and by the State and Provincial Health Authorities of North America. The code regulates the transportation of the sick, governs sanitary conditions on common carriers, and, among other things, denies transportation to persons having plague, cholera, smallpox, typhus fever or yellow fever. There are 116 registered midwives in Arizona, and a record of forty-nine who are practicing but not registered. This report contains an account of the events

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