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February 12, 1927

Medical News

JAMA. 1927;88(7):487-493. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680330039019

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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.)


Society News.  —Brig. Gen. Robert E. Noble, U. S. Army, retired, addressed the Calhoun County Medical Society, Anniston, January 11, on "Some Practical Applications of Preventive Medicine."

Bills Introduced.  —Senate bill 107 and house bill 177 provide a method of selecting medical and surgical staffs for city and charity hospitals. House bill 242 defines wilful negligence as included under the workmen's compensation act.


Bill Introduced.  —Senate bill 22 would require hospitals that are exempt from taxation to admit patients of a regularly licensed physician. Senate bill 64 provides for a board of examiners in the basic sciences similar to that proposed in senate bill 16, which was recently killed.


Temporary Licenses to Undergraduates.  —The councilors of

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