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April 5, 1924

Medical News

JAMA. 1924;82(14):1128-1132. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02650400038018

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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.)


Hospital News.  —The Juanita Coleman Hospital has been opened in Demopolis. It is for colored patients exclusively. —The business men of Huntsville have started a campaign to raise $150,000 to build a municipal hospital. The institution will be four stories high, with a capacity of eighty beds.

Health Experts Meet.  —The Southern Public Health Laboratory Association, with members in eleven states, held its annual meeting in Mobile, March 27. Dr. S. T. Darling of the international health board; Dr. Samuel W. Welch, state health officer; Dr. Clarence A. Shore of the state board of health of North Carolina; Dr. Clyde R. Stingily of the Mississippi Board of Health, and Dr. Charles C. Mohr, Mobile, were among the speakers.

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