Public Health Surveys
Nine cities and nineteen states have been selected by the U. S. Public Health Service for its survey of health conditions with special reference to chronic diseases and physical impairments. The cities announced were Birmingham, Chicago, Baltimore, Detroit, St. Louis, Trenton, New York, Dallas and Richmond, and the states Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Texas, Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois, Missouri, Utah, California, Washington and Oregon. About 6,000 men and women now on relief rolls will be employed for the survey of 750,000 families. Financed by a fund of $3,450,000, work on the project will commence about October 15 (The Journal, July 13, p. 129).
Annual Training Course for Medical Reserves
The seventh annual training course for medical department reserves of the U. S. Army and Navy will be held at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., October 6-20. Morning hours will be