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January 18, 1902

Medical News.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(3):182-187. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480030040012

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Smallpox.  —The disease is epidemic at Randsburg, where there are about 45 cases.—Stockton has several cases.—At Los Angeles two new cases have occurred.

Los Angeles Mortality.  —The death rate for Los Angeles in 1091 was 16.58 per 1000. The total number of deaths was 1927, 1168 being males and 759 females. Consumption caused 348 deaths, 298 of the deceased were not natives of California, and of these 255 had lived less than ten years in the state.

New Pasadena Hospital.  —The new hospital, which has been given to Pasadena by a number of philanthropists, was formally opened January 5. The ceremonies partook of the nature of a donation party, and about $1400 in cash and quantities of supplies were presented by friends of the institution.

Personal.  —Dr. Henry T. Woodward returned to San Diego, December 23, after a residence of three years in Europe.—Dr. Hugh S. Cummings, U. S.

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