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January 14, 1939

Medical News

JAMA. 1939;112(2):157-161. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800020063018

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Society News.—  Dr. Tinsley R. Harrison, Nashville, Tenn., addressed the Madison County Medical Society, Huntsville, recently on "Use and Abuse of Drugs in the Management of Cardiac Disease." Dr. Joseph E. Hirsh, Birmingham, discussed "Medical Treatment of Peptic Ulcer with Special Reference to Histidine" before the society recently.—At a meeting of the Tuscaloosa County Medical Society November 14 Dr. James M. Mason, Birmingham, spoke on empyema and Dr. James William MacQueen, Birmingham, standardization of hospitals.

Changes in Health Officers.—  Dr. Jack A. Crittenden, Elba, has been appointed health officer of Coffee County, succeeding Dr. William A. Dodson Jr., who resigned on account of ill health. Dr. Martle F. Parker, Greenville, has been named health officer of Butler County to succeed Dr. Charles J. Fisher, who is taking graduate work at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore. Dr. Hugh G. Clark, Lafayette, has been appointed health

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