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September 3, 1938

Medical News

JAMA. 1938;111(10):947-951. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790360055016

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Society News.—  The Marion County Medical Society will be host to the Northwestern Division of the state medical association at a meeting in Winfield, September 15. The speakers will include Drs. Arthur Neal Owens, New Orleans, "Repair of Facial Defects"; William E. Prescott Jr., Birmingham, "Clinical Use of Ovarian and Pituitary Hormone"; Julius E. Linn, Birmingham, "Anorectal Pain and Its Clinical Significance"; Clayborne R. Whitman, Tuscumbia, "Why Some Bad Results in Obstetrical Practice?" and Ellis Dice Lineberry, Birmingham, "The Anemias, Their Diagnosis and Treatment."

Illegal Practitioner Serves Jail Sentence.—  A self-styled "herb doctor," Mrs. A. L. Hinkley, was sentenced July 29 to pay a fine of $500 and costs or to serve 140 days in jail with an additional three months in jail for practicing medicine without a license, newspapers reported. The woman was arrested following several complaints from Negro residents of Mobile that she had defrauded them of

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