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February 18, 1939

Medical News

JAMA. 1939;112(7):652-655. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800070068018

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State Health Conference.—  The Arkansas State Board of Health conducted its annual health conference at Little Rock, Dec. 5-6, 1938. The speakers included:Dr. Allen W. Freeman, Baltimore, Present Tendencies in Rural Health Organization.Miss Katherine Lenroot, Washington, D. C., Health Needs for Mothers and Children.Dr. Felix J. Underwood, Jackson, Miss., A Mississippi County Program of Maternal Care.Dr. Eugene L. Bishop, Chattanooga, Tenn., Administrative Problems in Malaria Control.Dr. William DeKleine, Washington, D. C., Working Problems Between Health Departments and the Red Cross.


Society News.—  Dr. Charles A. Dukes, Oakland, discussed "The Voluntary Health Insurance Plan of the California Medical Association" before the San Diego County Medical Society January 20. Dr. Dukes addressed the Los Angeles County Medical Association January 19 on "Progress Report on the Prepayment Insurance Plan," and Dr. Gosta Dohlman, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, "State Medicine in Sweden." Cancer Display at Exposition. An elaborate exhibit showing the many possible causes of cancer has been designed for the San Francisco Golden Gate Exposition. The display

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