(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.)
Annual Lecture at San Diego.
—The third annual Scripps Metabolic Clinic Lecture for the San Diego County Medical Society will be given, January 7, at La Jolla, San Diego, by Dr. Cyrus C. Sturgis, director of the Thomas Henry Simpson Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Ann Arbor, Mich., on "Pernicious Anemia."
Research in Infantile Paralysis.
—The Hooper Foundation for Medical Research has set aside an annual allotment of $5,000 to carry on research in infantile paralysis. Following an appeal to the public, the director of the foundation has received more than $7,000 in donations to be used in providing serum for children who may contract infantile paralysis.
One Person in Two Hundred in State Institutions.
—The bulletin of