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JAMA. 1940;115(5):390-395. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810310048015.
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Society News.—  Dr. Thomas C. Naugle, Gadsden, addressed the Etowah County Medical Society in Gadsden, June 18, on "Use of Sulfanilamide Compounds in Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Treatment."—Dr. Seale Harris Jr., Birmingham, discussed "Practical Application of Some of the Newer Endocrine Products" before the Walker County Medical Society, June 14, in Jasper.


Press Department to Be Established.—  Resolutions were adopted by the council of the Los Angeles County Medical Association, June 3, which express the society's policy concerning public health education and approve the establishment of a department of press information, patterned after one operated by the New York Academy of Medicine. It will consist of a rotating voluntary committee of members of the association, selected for their qualifications in the various branches of medicine, sponsored by the sections and acting with the committee on public policy and relations together with the association officers. The group will give interviews to the press representatives by telephone or in person on pertinent medical matters, the names of the doctors to be used but not addresses or specialty, each to be a spokesman for the


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