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January 10, 1948

Medical News

JAMA. 1948;136(2):122-124. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890190050014

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CALIFORNIA 

Dr. Houssay Delivers Hitchcock Lectures. —  Dr. Bernardo A. Houssay of Buenos Aires delivered the Hitchcock Lectures at the University of California, Berkeley, beginning January 8. The lectures, presented periodically under the Hitchcock Foundation, are open to the public. In his lectures Dr. Houssay, who is director of the Institute of Biology and Experimental Medicine in Buenos Aires, partially covered the work for which he, as co-winner, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1947.

Disease Prevention Week in Los Angeles.—  The fourth observance of Disease Prevention Week is set for February 15-22 in Los Angeles. The Community Health Association of Los Angeles will conduct the activity in cooperation with the city and county health departments, the county medical association and its Women's Auxiliary, and numerous social and welfare agencies. The public will be invited to sessions that will run all day Wednesday, February 18, in the Biltmore

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