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December 18, 1926

Medical News

JAMA. 1926;87(25):2098-2103. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680250056024

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(Physicians will confer a favor by sfnding for this department items of news of more or less general INTEREST: such AS RELATE TO SOCIETY activities, NEW HOSPITALS, EDUCATION, PUBLIC health, ETC.)


Hygeia for Alaskan Legislators.  —The Alaska Territorial Medical Association has ordered from the American Medical Association headquarters subscriptions to Hygeia for each of the eighteen new members of the Alaskan legislature.

Hospital Boat on the Yukon.  —A radio communication received by the U. S. Department of the Interior states that the hospital boat on the Yukon River of the bureau of education cruised 2,200 miles during the summer, and that the physician and two nurses on board cared for 500 natives and examined hundreds of others. It was recommended that a hospital be opened for the treatment of about eighty cases of what was considered tuberculosis. Only two days were lost during the summer on account of inclement

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