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JAMA. 1940;114(21):2130-2133. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810210062021.
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Personal.—  The Houston County Medical Society gave a dinner recently in honor of Dr. Mercer S. Davie, Dothan, then president of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, and presented him with a traveling case and fitted week-end bag. Dr. Marye Y. Dabney, Birmingham, as guest speaker, discussed "The Use of Hormones in Gynecology."

Society News.—  Dr. Merle E. Smith, Parrish, addressed the Walker County Medical Society, Jasper, April 12, on "Pregnancy and Cervical Carcinoma."—The Calhoun County Medical Society was addressed in Anniston recently by Dr. James S. McLester, Birmingham, on "Diet in Heart Disease" and Dr. David H. Poer, Atlanta, "The Diagnosis and Treatment of Thyroid Conditions in the Southern Area."

Postgraduate Lectures.—  A series of postgraduate lectures in internal medicine opened in Montgomery, April 26, to continue for six weeks, for the benefit of physicians in Montgomery, Bullock, Autauga, Elmore and Lowndes counties. The lecturers are


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