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March 1, 1902

Medical News.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(9):590-596. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480090042014

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Fraudulent Diploma.  —Mrs. E. W. M. Cory, Denver, charged with obtaining a license to practice by false and forged evidence, has been found guilty. The complaint against "Dr." Cory set forth that she obtained a copy of a diploma from the University of Michigan by representing herself to be Dr. E. W. Moores, who graduated from that institution in 1884 and that her diploma had been destroyed by fire.

Guardsmen Instructed in Military Medicine.  —The surgeon-general of the state, Dr. William W. Grant, Denver, has inaugurated a series of lectures on elementary subjects for the benefit of the National Guard. In his first lecture he quoted statistics to prove that the army surgeon should be a general practitioner rather than a surgeon. During the Spanish war 5000 men died from disease aside from wounds, while only 450 perished from gunshots. He discussed questions of personal cleanliness, the digestibility of

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