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New Mental Hospitals.
—Two new units of the Agnew State Hospital, erected at a cost of $700,000 for chronic cases of mental disorder, have been placed in use. Each houses 400 patients.—Plans have recently been completed for a $700,000 hospital for the insane at Camarillo, the first unit of a new state group, it is reported. It will consist of about twenty wards, each of which will accommodate about 100 patients.
—A. 114 proposes to repeal "the California Barber Law." A. 209, to amend the dental practice act, proposes to define unprofessional conduct, which is a ground for the revocation of a license, to include "advertising in any manner any free dental work or free examination;
Medical News. JAMA. 1933;100(4):264–268. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740040032018
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