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April 1939

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Am J Dis Child. 1939;57(4):931. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1939.01990040195015

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GENERAL  Child Health Day, Monday, May 1, 1939.—The May Day celebration is sponsored, as usual, by the Children's Bureau of the United States Department of Labor. The slogan is "The health of the child is the power of the nation." The object is to bring to the attention of each community the importance to the child's health, development and well-being throughout life of proper food, rest, exercise, medical care and protection against disease; the ways of informing parents and others how child health may be safeguarded, and the means whereby such safeguards may be made available for all children.Harvey Society Lecture.—The fifth Harvey Society Lecture of the current series at the New York Academy of Medicine will be delivered by Dr. Edwards A. Park, professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The subject will be "The Pathology of Rickets with Particular Reference to

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