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July 26, 1941

Government Services

JAMA. 1941;117(4):306. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820300070017

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CCC Enrollees Trained in First Aid  During the first ten months of the fiscal year ended June 30 a total of 108,776 enrollees completed the American Red Cross standard first aid course and received certificates. Last October the course was made compulsory for all enrollees. Ninety schools to train instructors were set up by the Red Cross and from July 1940 to the time of this report these schools had graduated 2,582 instructors, it was said.

Director of Nutrition Appointed  Mr. Milburn L. Wilson, director of extension service in the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C., has been appointed director of nutrition as an assistant to Paul V. McNutt, coordinator of health, welfare and related activities. He will be in charge of all government nutrition activities, will direct educational programs in the proper preparation of foods and will seek to enhance the nation's health by improving its diet,

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