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June 1, 1957


JAMA. 1957;164(5):583-589. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980050073022


First Annual Joint Meeting.—  The medical staff of Redstone Arsenal and the Madison County Medical Society were joint hosts to the first annual Madison and adjoining counties medical meeting March 27 at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville. About 100 doctors from the six-county area and nine out-of-area guests attended. "Preventive Medicine in Action" was the theme for the day. The trip to the water treatment plant had two special features: an explanation of the fluoridation process and a demonstration of protective equipment in use at Redstone. The group saw a demonstration of the procedures in preparing to fire the Corporal Missile. At the Army Hospital, they reviewed the medical program and the occupational health service.The evening session began with a cocktail hour, followed by a banquet, at which Dr. W. H. Stallings, was master of ceremonies. Maj. Gen. John B. Medaris, commanding general, Army Ballistic Missile Agency, commented on preventive

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