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April 30, 1892


JAMA. 1892;XVIII(18):566-567. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411220028011

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American Medical Temperance Associaton.  —The first anniversary meeting of this Association will be held on Thursday, June 9,1892, in Detroit, Michigan. The room in which it will be held and the hour of assembling will be stated hereafter. An address will be delivered by the president on the important differences in physiological and therapeutic effects on the living system, produced by those hydro-carbons developed by vegetable and animal nutrition, as starch, sugar, gum and fat or oils; and those resulting from retrograde metamorphosis or bacteriological action, as the alcohols, ptomaines, leucomaines, etc. Several papers on important questions will be presented and discussed by members of the Association. The objects of this Association are stated in the second article of its constitution is as follows:II. The objects of the Association are to advance the practice of Total Abstinence in and through the medical profession, and to promote investigation as to

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