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May 7, 1932

Medical News

JAMA. 1932;98(19):1664-1668. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730450058021

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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.)


State Medical Election.  — Dr. Samuel S. Kirkpatrick, Selma, was elected president of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, April 22, and Dr. Douglas L. Cannon, Montgomery, was reelected secretary. The next annual session of the society will be held in Montgomery, April 18-21, 1933.


Food Handlers to Be Examined.  —The city council of San Diego adopted an ordinance, March 16, by which physical examination of all persons engaged in purveying foodstuffs to the general public is made mandatory. This measure prescribes sanitary methods of handling foodstuffs and provides penalties for failure to cooperate in safeguarding the public health.

Personal.  —Drs. John Gallwey and Arthur W. Scott, San Francisco, have been appointed regents of the

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