(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.)
Camp Grant as Reconstruction Post.
—January 2, it was announced that Camp Grant has been selected among the eighteen cantonments designated as locations for reconstruction hospitals for the education and curative treatment of convalescent soldiers. Capt. Rouel H. Sylvester, U. S. Army, has been named as educational director for the new project.
Tuberculosis Offices Consolidated.
—The Chicago and Springfield offices of the Illinois Tuberculosis Association will be consolidated immediately and operated in Springfield in the future. It is said that forty counties of Illinois have already taken advantage of the tuberculosis act which authorizes a county to establish and maintain a sanatorium for the care of patients suffering from tuberculosis.
Survey of Itinerant Physicians.
—The director of the