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July 9, 1892

Proceedings of the Florida Medical Association.

JAMA. 1892;XIX(2):57-58. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420020029012

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This pamphlet of eighty pages gives a report of the annual meeting at Pensacola, held in April, 1891. The growth in the society is indicated by a three day convention fairly well attended and by contributions from numerous sources. The Association has had its importance increased by the workings of the Medical Examination legislation, and the address of the President, Dr. Thomas P. Gary, of Ocala, shows the importance of utilizing to the utmost the protective properties accorded to the regular profession of Florida, under Examination Acts. That State, he says, is prospering, is growing in wealth and reputation; and from that very fact invites the attention of quacks and humbugs, against whose presence in the State the Medical Boards have been called into existence to protect the public. Dr. James C. Neal, of Lake City, contributes a paper on Legalized Crime in Florida, in which he refers to the

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