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November 6, 1948

Medical News

JAMA. 1948;138(10):762-764. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02900100042016

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Art Exhibit.—  The first postwar exhibit of the Los Angeles Physicians' Art Society will be held November 15-30 in the lounge of the Los Angeles County Medical Association. Paintings, sculptures, pottery, photographs and other works of art should be received at the association not later than November 12. The awards will be presented on the evening of November 19.


Society News.—  At the recent meeting of the Connecticut Cancer Society at Waterbury, Dr. Creighton Barker, New Haven, executive secretary of the Connecticut State Medical Society, was elected president, and Dr. Alfred L. Burgdorf, Hartford, was made chairman of the medical advisory committee.

Rheumatic Fever and Cardiac Program.—  The Rheumatic Fever and Cardiac Program of New Haven begins its second year with an expanded program to combat heart disease. A cardiac registry of 900 New Haven school children to be examined has been compiled by the bureau of nursing

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