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November 19, 1927


JAMA. 1927;89(21):1795. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690210061023

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The Congress of Stomatology  The fifth Congress of Stomatology was opened, October 24, and its sessions continued through the whole week. The papers presented dealt with: the surgical extraction of teeth (Dr. Monier); mouth hygiene of the child at home and at school (Dr. Tellier); osteomyelitis of the lower jaw (Dr. Gornouec); the diagnosis and treatment of cancer of the mouth (Professor Roussy), and sterilization in stomatology. Numerous further communications were presented, the most interesting of which pertained to septicemias of dental origin, a question that engaged also the recent Congress of Internal Medicine.

The International Congress of Public Health  The International Congress of Public Health was held recently in Paris coincidently with the commemoration of the centenary of the foundation of the Société de médecine publique et d'hygiène sanitaire. Dr. Dujarric de la Rivière, the general secretary, in recounting the history of the society, enumerated the scientific discoveries in

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