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October 30, 1926

Medical News

JAMA. 1926;87(18):1484-1490. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680180056020

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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.)


Automobile Licenses Revoked.  —In making public, recently, the revocations of licenses of motorists for the last two months, the state motor vehicle department announced, it is reported, that thus far this year 219 motorists had had their licenses revoked, and that 135 of them had been found guilty of driving while intoxicated.

Patient Dies While Chiropractor Prepares to Operate.  — M. James McGranaghan, San Francisco, a chiropractor, was charged with manslaughter, September 17, it is reported, following the death of a 6 year old boy on whom he was preparing to operate to reduce a congenital dislocation of the hip. An anesthetic had been administered, according to the report, and the patient died before the "chiropractic adjustment" got

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