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February 15, 1913

Medical News

JAMA. 1913;60(7):526-535. doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04340070036018

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New Hospital  —Plans have been made for a new hospital to be erected at Orange and Alvarado streets, Los Angeles, for the Westlake Hospital Association. The building is to be three stories in height and of reinforced concrete construction.

Non-Vaccinated Pupils Refused Admission  —When school opened in Berkeley, January 27, about 2,400 pupils were denied admission for failure to observe the order of the local and State Board of Health regarding compulsory vaccination.

Asks for Inebriates' Home  —Dr. F. W. Hatch, superintendent of the State Hospitals, in the biennial report of the State Lunacy Commission, recommends the repeal of the law regarding the commitment of inebriates to state hospitals and urges that a special institution be provided for the care of liquor and drug addicts, and that a new state hospital be established at some point in Southern California to relieve the congestion in the other state hospitals.


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