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JAMA 100 Years Ago
June 27, 2001

Medical News.

Author Affiliations

JAMA 100 Years Ago Section Editor: Jennifer Reiling, Assistant Editor.

JAMA. 2001;285(24):3064. doi:10.1001/jama.285.24.3064

Dr. Howard Barnes, Montreal, paid a visit to Cornell University last week, where he installed in the physician chemistry department an exceedingly delicate pyrometer of his own invention, which is capable of measuring accurately a temperature of 3000 degrees Fahrenheit.


Ban on Consumptives.—Sir James Grant, Ottawa, president of the Canadian Tuberculosis Association, is authority for the statement that recommendations have been made to the Canadian Government to deal with immigrants affected with consumption along similar lines as inaugurated by the United States Immigration Department.

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