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JAMA. 1940;114(4):333-337. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810040043017.
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Public Health Conference.—  The state board of health held its annual conference in Little Rock December 11-12. Among the speakers were Drs. Jesse D. Riley, State Sanatorium, on "Public Health Aspects in the Control of Tuberculosis"; Leroy L. Fatherree, Little Rock, "The Typhoid Carrier; The Epidemiologic Aspects"; James Q. Blackwood Jr., Helena, "Clinical Management of Syphilis," and James F. Hays, Russellville, "Present Day Knowledge of the Active Immunizing Agents of Diphtheria."

Society News.—  The Ouachita County Medical Society was addressed in Camden December 14 by Drs. Barnett P. Briggs and Raymond L. Gregory, Little Rock, on "Management of the Premature Infant" and "Coronary Artery Disease" respectively.—At a meeting of the Independence County Medical Society December 11 the speakers were Drs. Wesley J. Ketz on "The Prostate and the Kidneys"; Finis Q. Wyatt, "Osteomyelitis," and Oscar J. T. Johnston, "Knife Blade in the Skull." All are from Batesville.—Dr. Ira F.


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