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August 1, 1931

Medical News

JAMA. 1931;97(5):325-330. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730050033018

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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.)


Health Officers Appointed.  —Dr. Lewis H. Howard, who has been city health officer of Tucson since April 1, has been appointed health officer of Pima County, the city and county units being combined. Dr. Howard succeeds Dr. Alvy Nelson Crain, who resigned to become health officer of Maricopa County, with headquarters in Phoenix.


Society News.  —The Benton County Medical Society sponsored a public health meeting and free eye clinic, July 9, at Bentonville. Dr. Hermann J. G. Koobs, Rogers, spoke on public health protection, and Dr. Carl E. Rice, U. S. Trachoma Hospital, Rolla, Mo., on recognition and prevention of trachoma.

Licenses Restored and Revoked.  —The license of Dr. William W. Hornsby, North Little Rock, which was

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