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December 8, 1923

Medical News

JAMA. 1923;81(23):1960-1966. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02650230044020

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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.)


Chiropractor Fined.  —According to reports, U. G. Weidman, a chiropractor of Montgomery, was fined $50 and costs for practicing medicine without a license, by Judge McCord, November 13.

Proposed Food Ordinance.  —Dr. Judson D. Dowling, health officer of Birmingham and Jefferson County, has prepared a pure food ordinance which will be submitted to the Birmingham commission with the endorsement of the Retail Grocers' and Butchers' Association.

Conference of County Health Officers.  —Nineteen of the twenty-two county health officers were in attendance at the annual conference of the county health officers of Alabama, held in Montgomery, November 26-28. Among the topics discussed were: "Malaria Control in the Organized Counties," by Dr. S. W. Welch, state health officer, and "The

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