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August 17, 1918

Medical News

JAMA. 1918;71(7):583-588. doi:10.1001/jama.1918.02600330081020

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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.)


Personal.  —Dr. Richard S. Anthony, Los Gatos, has been appointed for the medical staff of the Red Chevron Society, an organization to identify all men unable to enter active service and to hold them during the period of the war in organization to render to the country whatever assistance they may be able to render as volunteers.—Dr. Arthur Hieronymus, city physician and head of the health department of Alameda, was operated on at the Alameda Sanitarium, July 28, and is reported to be doing well.

New Tuberculosis Hospital.  —A new hospital for diseases of the lungs has just been completed on a site overlooking the Mission Valley, near San Diego, at a cost of $35,000. The institution will

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