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JAMA. 1940;114(1):63-67. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810010065015.
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Society News.—  Dr. Norman Van Wezel, director of the Montgomery Tuberculosis Sanatorium, addressed the Houston County Medical Society November 3 on "Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis."—The Calhoun County Medical Society was addressed in Anniston November 2 by Drs. Groesbeck F. Walsh and Robert M. Pool, Fairfield, on "Twins and Twinning."


District Meeting.—  At a meeting of the Ninth Councilor District Medical Society in Harrison December 5 the speakers were Drs. Davis W. Goldstein, Fort Smith, on cancer; George V. Lewis, Little Rock, diagnosis and treatment of goiter; Merlin J. Kilbury, Little Rock, blood stream infection; John N. Compton, Little Rock, jaundice, and Charles T. Chamberlain, Fort Smith, pneumonia.


Copley Medal Awarded to Dr. Morgan.—  The Royal Society in November awarded the Copley Medal to Thomas Hunt Morgan, Ph.D., since 1928 director of the William G. Kerckhoff Laboratories at the California Institute of Technology, for "his establishment of the modern science of genetics,


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