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June 30, 1906

An Ohio League.

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JAMA. 1906;XLVI(26):2012. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02510530032017

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Sidney, Ohio, June 11, 1906.

To the Editor:  —The letters and other matter in recent numbers of The Journal which refer to the practice of church papers in giving place to advertisements of nostrums indicate a commendable interest.It seems difficult to account for the apathy of clergymen of all denominations on this subject. The only rational explanation is that these men have not been aroused to a proper sense of the enormity of the evil. Either the family physician has not taken his brother of the clergy in hand and given him proper information, or individual effort has counted for little. Believing the latter to be the true reason, an effort was made at the annual meeting of the Ohio State Medical Society, held at Canton, to effect an organization of medical men who are interested in church work, for the purpose of doing by united action what can

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