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February 16, 1901

Medical News.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVI(7):451-455. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470070037015

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CALIFORNIA.  Dr. Luther M. Powers was re-elected health officer of Los Angeles, January 29.Dr. Myrtle Aplin, East Highlands, formerly house physician at the Lane Hospital, San Francisco, has been appointed resident physician at the State Insane Asylum at Napa.


New Medical Bill.  —Dr. Benjamin F. Jefferson, Steamboat Springs, senator from Routt County, has introduced a bill into the senate which places the practice of medicine in the state entirely under the control of the State Board of Medical Examiners, which consists of five regulars, three homeopaths and one eclectic, to be named by the governor.A Glenwood Springs physician set at defiance orders issued by the mayor to report to the municipal authorities all cases of contagious disease, and treated five cases of smallpox, reporting later to the secretary of the State Board of Health that he had the patients under supervision. The local board of health has

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