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State Health Officer in Military Service.—
Dr. Frederick P. Perkins, Phoenix, recently appointed secretary and state superintendent of public health, left with the 158th Infantry of the Arizona National Guard for training camp at Fort Sill, Okla., September 23, according to Public Health News.
Changes in Health Officers.—
Dr. Gardner H. Landers, Texarkana, has been appointed health director for Independence County.—Dr. Ewing M. Nixon, Little Rock, has been appointed director of the Mississippi County health unit with headquarters at Blytheville. He succeeds Dr. Roy E. Schirmer.—Dr. Ralph E. Weddington, formerly of Fort Smith, has been named medical director of district number seventeen with headquarters at Melbourne.
The Sebastian County Medical Society was addressed, September 10, by Drs. Everett C. Moulton on "Hypertensive Retinitis" and Charles H. Finney, Fort Smith, "Hypertensive Cardiovascular Renal Disease."—Dr. Thomas D. Moore discussed "Use and Abuse of Urinary Antiseptics" before the Mississippi
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