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May 26, 1945

Medical News

JAMA. 1945;128(4):299-302. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860210055018

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District Meeting.—  The First Councilor District Medical Society held its eighty-fifth semi-annual meeting at Jonesboro Country Club, May 15. The speakers were:Dr. Allie C. Kolb, Little Rock, War Neurosis in Returning Soldiers.Dr. Joseph F. Shuffield, Little Rock, Discussion of Medical Legislation.J. P. Womack, Jonesboro, A Layman Looks at the Doctor.


Veterans Studying Professions.—  Forty-one veterans were studying medicine, dentistry and pharmacy on the San Francisco campus of the University of California May 4, according to the university Clip Sheet. Thirty-eight of the veterans were registered under the G. I. Bill of Rights and three are under Public Law 16, which provides scholarships for veterans in need of rehabilitation. Ages vary from 20 to 44 years.

Prevalence of Diphtheria.—  The report of 28 cases and 5 deaths from diphtheria in San Francisco for 1945 indicates an upward trend, according to Dr. Jacob C. Geiger, director of

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