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August 27, 1910

Medical News

JAMA. 1910;55(9):784-792. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.04330090058022


Personal.—  Dr. William F. Verdi, surgeon in charge of the St. Raphael Hospital, New Haven, has resigned. Dr. Verdi had the title of chevalier conferred on him by the king of Italy.

Tuberculosis Homes.—  The State Home for Tuberculosis Patients at Meriden and the home in Fairfield County at Shelton were opened August 1. The home at Cedar Mountain is also practically ready for opening.

Epileptic Colony.—  The commission appointed by Governor Weeks, under the act of the last general assembly, has purchased the Rock Spring Farm at Mansfield as a site for a state epileptic colony. Dr. Max Mailhouse, New Haven, was a member of the commission.

Show No Mortality.—  According to the monthly bulletin of the Connecticut State Board of Health for July, twenty-five towns of the state report having no deaths during the month. The death rate for the state shows 19.3 per 1,000. Infantile paralysis