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March 12, 1927

Medical News

JAMA. 1927;88(11):846-850. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680370074014

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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.)


Bill Introduced.  —Senate bill 102 would require a report on occupational diseases.


Health at San Diego.  —Telegraphic reports to the department of commerce from sixty-seven cities with a total population of about 30 million, for the week ending February 26, indicate that the highest mortality rate (23.1) was for San Diego, and that the mortality rate for the group of cities was 13.9. The mortality rate for San Diego for the corresponding week last year was 25.6, and for the group of cities, 15.8.

Society News.  —The Los Angeles County Medical Association held a joint meeting with the obstetric section, March 3, at which Dr. Sterling N. Pierce discussed "Low Cesarean Section," and Dr. John C. Irwin,

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