The Topeka (Kan.) Board of Health has authorized the establishment of a detention hospital for "Cuban chickenpox" patients.
The schoonerVreeland, on January 18, was ordered into quarantine at Old Point Comfort, Va., owing to the existence of smallpox on board.
Dr. William Davis, St. Paul, Minn., for many years associate editor of the Northwestern Lancet, has re-signed. Dr. Howard Lankester will be his successor.
According to the Gazette Méd., Paris is on the point of bestowing on a certain street the name of Eugene Bouchut, in honor of his invention of intubation of the larynx.
A NEW medical monthly—the Providence (R. I.) Medical Journal, which began publication this month— has been received. It is published by the Providence Medical Association.
The medical faculty at Heidelberg now admits women students on the same footing as men, if provided with the diploma of a German "gymnasium" or high school course.