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Dr. Willis D. Gilmore, Tombstone, has been appointed tuberculosis consultant for the Arizona State Board of Health.—Dr. Jack B. Eason, Tucson, health officer of Pima County, has been placed in charge of the new health unit in Yuma County.
Dr. Clifford V. Mason, Livermore, among others, addressed the Alameda County Medical Association in Oakland, June 15, on "Pneumoperitoneum in the Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis."—Dr. Frederick Proescher, San Jose, addressed the Los Angeles Society of Neurology and Psychiatry, June 17, on "The Nature of the Neurotropic Viruses, Rabies and Poliomyelitis."—At a meeting of the Hollywood Academy of Medicine, May 21, Aberdeen O. Bowden, Ph.D., Los Angeles, discussed "Early Medicine and Its Relation to Magic and Religion."
Tuberculosis Death Rate Lowered.—
There were 4,516 deaths from tuberculosis registered in California in 1935 as compared with 4,611 deaths in 1934, giving rates of 72 and 74.9, respectively,
Medical News. JAMA. 1936;106(26):2243–2246. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770260037016
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