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November 23, 1901


JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(21):1394-1395. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470470036006

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Our news columns contain the announcement of the formation in Ohio of a state society for the prevention of tuberculosis. This is an encouraging sign. While health boards, medical societies and individual members of the medical profession have done much to limit the propagation of tuberculosis, such a society as this one in Ohio will be a big help in the work, from the fact that laymen of large political influence have been induced to take active part by assuming some of the important offices. The society is to be congratulated for having secured the coöperation of these gentlemen, not only because by this means the public at large will become interested, but also because to carry on the work of the society considerable money will be needed, which a purely medical society would not be able to obtain, working alone. So far as formulated, the plans of the society

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