Medicine and Health, 1920-1929

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Editor: Cynthia Rose
Date: 2004
American Decades Primary Sources
From: American Decades Primary Sources(Vol. 3: 1920-1929. )
Publisher: Gale
Document Type: Topic overview
Pages: 1
Content Level: (Level 4)
Lexile Measure: 1190L

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Entries are arranged in chronological order by date of primary source. For entries with one primary source, the entry title is the same as the primary source title. Entries with more than one primary source have an overall entry title, followed by the titles of the primary sources.


Important Events in Medicine and Health, 1920–1929 … 478


The Compulsory Insurance Debate … 480

"Report of the Reference Committee on
Hygiene and Public Health"
Journal of the American Medical
Association, May 8, 1920

"Report of the Committee on Medical
The New York State Journal of Medicine, June 1925

Women in Science … 481

"Wants Women in Science"
The New York Times, June 3, 1921

"Scientific Careers for Women"
The New York Times, June 4, 1921

"Police Veto Halts Birth Control Talk; Town Hall in Tumult"

The New York Times, November 14, 1921 … 483

The Care and Feeding of Children

L. Emmett Holt, 1922 … 488

"The Kahn Test for Syphilis in the Public Health Laboratory"

C.C. Young, February 1923 … 490

Insulin … 493

"Insulin Saves Lives at Montefiore Home"
The New York Times, April 16, 1923

"Ex-Secretary Lansing, Ill from Diabetes,
Improves Under Treatment with Insulin"
The New York Times, June 21, 1923

"'Insulin' is Much Easier to Get. No 'Cure'
Has Yet Been Found"
The New York Times, June 28, 1923

"Scarlet Fever"

George F. Dick and Gladys H. Dick,
December 1924 … 496


Edward Francis, April 25, 1925 … 501

Smallpox … 504

"Mayor Is Vaccinated Against Smallpox to
Set a Good Example for the Public"
The New York Times, May 15, 1925

"City Votes $80,000 to Fight Smallpox"
The New York Times, May 16, 1925

"Public Duty and Self-Interest"
The New York Times, June 4, 1925

"Cancer Studies in Massachusetts"

Herbert L. Lombard and Carl R. Doering,
April 26, 1928 … 507

"The Wealthiest Nation in the World: Its Mothers and Children"

Frontier Nursing Service, March 1929 … 510

"On the Antibacterial Action of Cultures of a Penicillium"

Alexander Fleming, 1929 … 512

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Gale Document Number: GALE|CX3490200563