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August 23, 1902

Medical News.

JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(8):436-440. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480340030009

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Mortality of Los Angeles.  —In July 172 deaths occurred; in the corresponding week of 1901, 150. Tuberculosis caused 36 deaths, and pneumonia 7.The Riverside Hospital has been incorporated with a capital of $25,000. A building will be leased at once and equipped for the uses of the institution which will be opened in the early fall.

In Memoriam.  —The memory of the late Dr. John T. McLean, the pioneer health officer of Alameda, has been honored by the board of health in the adoption of resolutions, eulogizing his character and work, and expressing sorrow at his death.

Personal.  —Dr. William J. G. Dawson, St. Helena, has been chosen superintendent of the Home for the Feeble-Minded, Glen Ellen, vice Dr. William M. Lawlor, resigned.—The San Jose Board of Health organized, August 9, and elected Dr. Fred C. Gerlach, president, and Dr. William D. McDougall, secretary.


Personal.  —Dr. Evert

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