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March 17, 1928

Medical News

JAMA. 1928;90(11):859-864. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02690380043019

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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.  —Walker County Medical Society gave a banquet, recently, at the First Christian Church, Jasper, in honor of Dr. Joseph A. Goodwin, Jasper, the only surviving charter member of the society. Dr. George S. Gilder, Carbon Hill, president of the society, presided, and among the speakers were Drs. William M. Cunningham, Corona, Hugh W. Stephenson, Oakman, and Howard J. Sankey, Nauvoo.


Scabies Closes Schools.  —The Mill Valley schools in Marin County were closed for ten days, March 2, it is reported, to check the rapid spread of scabies among the 600 school children.

The Lowest Typhoid Record.  —There were 683 cases of typhoid reported during 1927 in California as against 1,023 in 1926. This is the

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