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October 16, 1948

Medical News

JAMA. 1948;138(7):518-521. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02900070050014

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Nutrition Study of Aged.—  A nutrition study of older people is being conducted in San Mateo County through the cooperation of the local health department, the College of Agriculture for the University of California at Berkeley, the U. S. Department of Agriculture, the U. S. Public Health Service and the California Department of Public Health. Federal agencies are supplying a team of experts who will be guided by an advisory committee representing various California health and agricultural agencies. The study will attempt to determine the nutritional status of a selected group of institutionalized and noninstitutionalized aged persons.


Professor Schmidt Goes to New Orleans.—  Dr. Ernest A. Schmidt has resigned as professor and head of the department of radiology of the University of Colorado Medical Center to take up new duties at Touro Infirmary, New Orleans. The department of radiology will be under the administration of a departmental committee

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