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March 20, 1948

Medical News

JAMA. 1948;136(12):837-839. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890290027013

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State Medical Meeting.—  The Arkansas Medical Society will hold its annual meeting in Little Rock April 15-17 under the presidency of Dr. Lorenzo T. Evans, Batesville. Out of state speakers include:Irvin E. Hendryson, Denver, Early Diagnosis of Poliomyelitis. Harry E. Bacon, Philadelphia, Cancer of Rectum, and Pelvic Colon.Paul A. Davis, Akron, Ohio, General Practice of Medicine as related to the American Academy of General Practice. Hedwig S. Kuhn, Hammond, Ind., Industrial Ophthalmology. Ralph L. Ferguson, Vermillion, S.D., The Lymph Node as an Aid in Diagnosis. Carl A. Nau, Galveston, Texas subject to be announced. Richard Cattell, Boston, subject to be announced.The Past-President's Breakfast will be held at the Hotel Marion April 17 at 7:30 a.m.


Chronic Disease Survery.—  At the direction of the 1947 state legislature, the state department of public health has formulated a plan for an extensive investigation, of the "problems involved in