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December 25, 1926

Medical News

JAMA. 1926;87(26):2167-2171. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680260035019

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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.)


Personal.  —Dr. Orin J. Riddell, Jr., has been appointed in charge of the laboratory and roentgen-ray departments at the Alhambra Hospital, Alhambra.—L. D. Inskeep, San Francisco, has been appointed health officer of Jackson County, Ore., to succeed Dr. Verne S. Gearey, who resigned to accept a fellowship at the Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minn.

Illegal Practitioner Fined.  —Abraham W. Lair, 1876 West Avenue, Los Angeles, recently paid a fine of $200 in Judge Richardson's court, following a plea of guilty to practicing medicine without a license, it is reported. Lair, according to testimony of Special Agent Albert Carter, state board of medical examiners, has been practicing medicine by his own admission for many years.

Society News.  —Dr. Howard C.

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