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December 5, 1936

Medical News

JAMA. 1936;107(23):1896-1900. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770490050019

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Library in Memory of Young Physician.—  The library of the Montgomery County Medical Society is to be named the William S. Hannah Memorial Library in honor of the late Dr. Hannah, president of the society in 1932. The society has been assembling the collection for about two years; it is housed in the Carnegie Library in Montgomery. Dr. Hannah was a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, in 1924 and died in March 1935 at the age of 34.

Vital Statistics for 1935.—  A total of 28,616 deaths was reported to the state health department in 1935, giving a rate of 10.2 per thousand of population as compared with 10.5 in 1934. The rates for white and colored persons were 8.8 and 12.7 respectively. There were 62,455 live births recorded in 1935, a reduction of 1,579 from the number reported the preceding year, giving a birth

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