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Polansky and "Dr." Swank.
—The Pima County Medical Society recently undertook an investigation of two tuberculosis "cures" which were being exploited in that county, one by a man named Polansky, the other by "Dr." W. A. Swank, a veterinarian. When Polansky's case came up in the superior court, he agreed, says Southwestern Medicine, to leave the state immediately and not to attempt to practice medicine in Arizona again. "Dr." Swank forfeited his bond and left the community.
—Dr. Bertrand B. Jaffa has been appointed assistant superintendent of the Denver General Hospital, succeeding Dr. Ethel D. Humphrys, resigned.—Dr. Henry Sewall, emeritus professor of medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, received the honorary degree of doctor of
Medical News. JAMA. 1926;87(4):250–255. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680040038017
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