June 22, 1918

Medical News

JAMA. 1918;70(25):1958-1964. doi:10.1001/jama.1918.02600250058016

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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest; such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)


Health Subsidy Restored by State.  —On being informed that $5,000 has been appropriated for the maintenance of a tuberculosis ward at the San Francisco Hospital, and that the board of supervisors have voted to select a site for a new tuberculosis sanatorium, the state board of health has restored the state subsidy to the San Francisco Hospital.

Personal.  —Dr. Robert A. Peers, Colfax, who resigned recently from the state board of health to enter military service, has arrived in France.—Dr. William L. Whittington, Santa Rosa, has been appointed first assistant physician at the Sonoma State Home.—Dr. James G. Baird has resigned as a member of the board of health of Riverside.—Dr. John P. Gilmer has resigned as police

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