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August 15, 1931

Medical News

JAMA. 1931;97(7):467-470. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730070033017

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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.)


Full Time Health Units Established.  —Three of Arizona's fourteen counties are to have full time health units for the first time, with the aid of the funds distributed by the U. S. Public Health Service and the Rockefeller Foundation, amounting to $20,750. In addition, the legislature has set aside $15,000 for child hygiene work. Yuma County's health unit was opened, August 1, with Dr. Harry A. Reese, Yuma, in charge. Within a few weeks, full time units will also be in operation in Cochise County, under Dr. Raphael B. Durfee, Bisbee, and in Coconino County, under Dr. George Felix Manning, Jr., Flagstaff.


Society News.  —Dr. Lee Bast, Delta, addressed a recent meeting of the Delta County Medical

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