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October 11, 1941

SCIENCE, A PRIZE CONTEST AND GARLIC

JAMA. 1941;117(15):1267. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820410045015

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Abstract

The Van Patten Pharmaceutical Company of Chicago is at present circularizing the medical profession with advertising for "Allimin" including a list of papers on vascular hypertension published in recognized American medical journals during the first six months of 1941 and a voting card for entering the number of the paper selected. These votes are to be counted and the author of the paper receiving the highest number of votes is to receive $1,000. There are second, third and fourth prizes of $250, $100 and $50 respectively and ten honorable mention awards of $10 each. The purpose of the awards, according to the concern, is "to encourage a wide professional interest in the subject of High Blood Pressure and its more effective treatment." The firm claims that the winners will be "announced in November 1941 issues of Medical Journals and direct by mail to all physicians in the United States.". The

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