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November 6, 1948

Current Comment

JAMA. 1948;138(10):752. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02900100032013

A NEW HEALTH BULLETIN  Periodicals on health for the public issued by health departments are relatively common. Similar publications by state medical societies still remain unusual. The Arizona Medical Association presents a new publication1 entitled Health Activities Bulletin, published "in the interest of your health." This bulletin, which is a 24 page quarterly with a statewide circulation of 5,000 in 1948, is one expression of the activities of two committees created by the Arizona Medical Association in 1947. The first issue has a diversified table of contents including an article on child guidance, one on physical education, one on health in public schools and one on the public health nurse in the schools. There are a special article on infantile paralysis, a page devoted to the Woman's Auxiliary, a listing of health services available in Arizona and a scattering of short features. The entire makeup of the Bulletin is