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September 15, 1945

Medical News

JAMA. 1945;129(3):221-224. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860370043018

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Medical Needs of Veterans.—  A regional meeting on the medical needs of veterans was held at the Veterans Administration Facility, Newington, September 13, under the auspices of the Connecticut State Medical Society and the Veterans Administration. Dr. Joseph H. Howard, Bridgeport, president of the state society, presided, and speakers included Major Gen. Paul R. Hawley, M. C., adviser on medical matters, Veterans Administration, and Capt. Howard H. Montgomery (MC), Washington, D. C.

Research Worker Dies of Poliomyelitis.—  A "conscientious objector" working on poliomyelitis as a technician in one of the laboratories at Yale University, New Haven, died of the disease, August 26, according to the Associated Press. The technician, Warren G. Dugan, a graduate of engineering of the University of Illinois, Urbana, was one of three conscientious objectors working in the Yale University School of Medicine and was doing experimental work on infantile paralysis. He became ill on August

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