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October 26, 1912

Medical News

JAMA. 1912;LIX(17):1551-1554. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04270100319024

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New Hospital for North Shore.  —James A. Patten has offered $75,000 for a contagious disease hospital for Evanston and adjoining north shore towns provided that the towns will raise $100,000 as an endowment fund. A meeting was held in Evanston, October 17, and $20,000 has been subscribed. Physicians and citizens of Wilmette held a meeting and started a canvass. It is the plan to have this hospital building on a site immediately north of the present Evanston Hospital.

Red Cross Seal Endorsed by Druggists.  —The Illinois State Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis announces that the Chicago Retail Druggists Organization at its third quarterly meeting October 8 endorsed the Red Cross seal thereby showing cooperation of the druggists in the sale of the seal. The association suggests that physicians should place the Red Cross seal on the prescription blank, which will not only attach an appropriate emblem but will

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