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April 6, 1918

Medical News

JAMA. 1918;70(14):1014-1022. doi:10.1001/jama.1918.02600140046019

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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest; such AS RELATE TO SOCIETY ACTIVITIES, NEW HOSPITALS, EDUCATION, PUBLIC health, ETC.)


Personal.  —Dr. Cyrus T. Foster, city health commissioner of Rock Island, has been appointed commissioner of the sanitary district of Rock Island by the state board of health. Dr. Henry S. Bennett has been given a similar appointment in the Moline territory.—Dr. G. Gwin Taylor, Elkhart, has been made medical supervisor of sanitary military zones in Illinois, comprising the territory around the Rock Island Arsenal, Camp Grant, Rockford, the Great Lakes Training Station, Fort Sheridan, Scottfield, Belleville, and Chanute Fields, Rantoul.—Dr. G. Allen Lightle, Tallula, has been appointed resident medical officer of the Rock Island military district under the city board of health.

Miscellaneous.  —The city authorities of Springfield, in response to a communication from Dr. C. St.

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