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December 15, 1923

Medical News

JAMA. 1923;81(24):2038-2044. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02650240042021

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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.)


Board of Health Substations.  — Nineteen laboratory substations were established in Jefferson County, December 8, by Dr. J. D. Dowling, health officer. These will be known as board of health substations. The majority are located in drug stores.


Professor Millikan Receives Hughes Medal.  —Robert A. Millikan, Ph.D., of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, recent winner of the Nobel prize for physics, has been awarded the Hughes medal by the Royal Society of London, England.


School of Pharmacy Investigation.  —The scope of the grand jury inquiry into fake medical diplomas was widened to include pharmacists when State's Attorney Alcorn announced, December 1, that he is investigating the Connecticut School of Pharmacy at New Haven which advertises,

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