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JAMA. 1938;110(26):2159-2164. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790260033016.
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Society News.—  Dr. Samuel L. Ledbetter, Birmingham, discussed "Preoperative and Postoperative Treatment of Goiter" before the Calhoun County Medical Society in Anniston recently.—Dr. Edward C. Rosenow, Rochester, Minn., among others, addressed the annual meeting of the Alabama Dental Association in Birmingham, recently, on "Elective Localization of Streptococci and the Relationship of Dental Sepsis to General Health."—The Jefferson County Medical Society was addressed in Birmingham, recently, by Dr. Albert Graeme Mitchell, Cincinnati, on "Commonplace Endocrine Problems of Childhood." Dr. Hugh H. Young, Baltimore, discussed the removal of adrenal tumors before the society recently and Dr. Edgar W. Davis, Washington, D. C., on the scope of thoracic surgery.—Ernest C. Faust, Ph.D., professor of parasitology and member of the department of tropical medicine, Tulane University of Louisiana School of Medicine, New Orleans, gave the annual guest lecture of the Mobile Academy of Science, May 4, on "Malaria, with Special Reference to Its Epidemiology, Geographic Distribution and Prevalence in the


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