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September 1, 1917

Medical News

JAMA. 1917;LXIX(9):744-748. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.02590360064023

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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.)


Whooping Cough.  —The health commissioner of Winnetka reports that there have been forty-six cases of whooping cough in that suburb, with two deaths.

Infantile Paralysis.  —During the week ending August 18, sixteen cases of infantile paralysis were reported to the state department of health, seven of which were outside of Chicago.

Personal.  —Dr. Howard T. Child, Kankakee, has been elected pathologist to the State Hospital for the Insane, Norristown, Pa.—Dr. Cyrus H. Anderson, McLeansboro, recently appointed superintendent of the Anna State Hospital, has sold his newspaper, the Leader.—Major Herman H. Tuttle, M. C., Ill. N. G., Springfield, has been appointed sanitary inspector of Camp Logan, Houston, Texas.—Drs. Frank P. Norbury, Springfield, and Edwin C. Hayes, Urbana, have

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