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December 23, 1905

Medical News

JAMA. 1905;XLV(26):1961-1967. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02510260047013

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CALIFORNIA. 

Sanitarium Opened.  —Loma Linda Sanitarium, near Redlands, was opened to the public October 1 under the management of Dr. George K. Abbott. It is operated under the methods of the parent institution in Battle Creek, and its régime includes all branches of physiologic therapeutics.

October Vital Statistics.  —The returns from 53 out of 57 counties for October show an annual birth rate of 13.1 and an annual death rate of 14.9 per 1,000. During the month 1,873 living births were reported, and 2,117 deaths, not including stillbirths. Tuberculosis was the leading specific cause of death in the state, but of those who died from the disease 11.4 per cent, had lived in the state less than one year.

. Personal.  —The Point Richmond Board of Health met November 23 and elected Dr. Hawley N. Barney health officer.—Dr. Louis C. Deane, San Francisco, has gone to Germany.—Dr. D. C. Strong, Redlands,

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