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March 10, 1917

Medical News

JAMA. 1917;LXVIII(10):787-793. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.04270030119019

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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest; such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)


Home for Drug Users Approved.  —A bill to establish a state home for drug users passed its second reading in the senate, February 15.

New Officers.  —The Denver Conty Medical Society: president, Dr. Samuel B. Childs; vice president, Dr. Charles D. Spivak, and secretary, Dr. R. Gilchrist Smith, all of Denver.

Typhus Fever.  —Thyphus fever has been discovered at La Junta which is believed to have been brought into the state by Mexican laborers of the Santa Fe System. The patients have been isolated and are well on the road to recovery.

To Bar Physicians with Tuberculosis.  —A bill has been introduced in the house of representavites by Representative Cole which provides that every practicing physician in the

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