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Public Health News.
—A substation for biologic products, where the Pasteur treatment for rabies, tetanus antitoxin, typhoid vaccine and other prophylactic materials may be obtained, will be established in Birmingham in the near future, according to the director of the Birmingham branch laboratory of the state board of health.—Dr. H. G. Perry, vital statistician for the board of health, called a conference in Montgomery, August 8, to urge physicians and registrars to keep full and accurate reports on births and causes of deaths.
State Medical Meeting.
—At the annual meeting of the Medical Society of the State of California at San Francisco, June 21-23, Dr. Granville MacGowan, Los Angeles, was elected president; Drs. William H. Strietmann, Oakland,