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March 11, 1905

Medical News.

JAMA. 1905;XLIV(10):798-804. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02500370046014


Dispensary Open.  —The College of Physicians and Surgeons, Los Angeles, opened its free dispensary department, February 22. The department is under the control of the trustees of the college.

Bequests.  —By the will of Mrs. Leland Stanford $10,000 is devised to the California Woman's Hospital, San Francisco; $10,000 to the Children's Hospital, San Francisco, and $5,000 to the San Jose Sanitarium.

January Deaths.  —During January 1,153 deaths were reported, equivalent to an annual mortality of 16.08 per 1,000. Tuberculosis caused 166 deaths; pneumonia, 157: heart disease, 139; cancer, 52; diarrhea, 32; bronchitis, 17, and diphtheria, 16.

Unlicensed Practitioner Fined.  —"Dr." G. S. Hollister, Half-moon Bay, was convicted of practicing medicine without a license, and was fined $250. He claimed to be a graduate of the University of Michigan, but had neglected to obtain a certificate from the State Board of Medical Examiners.

Cancer Specialist Acquitted.  —F. M. Hogue, San

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