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The Eugenic Marriage; A Personal Guide to the New Science of Better Living and Better Babies Volume 3 (Paperback) Loot Price: R390
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The Eugenic Marriage; A Personal Guide to the New Science of Better Living and Better Babies Volume 3 (Paperback): Us...
The Eugenic Marriage; A Personal Guide to the New Science of Better Living and Better Babies Volume 3 (Paperback): Us...

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The Eugenic Marriage; A Personal Guide to the New Science of Better Living and Better Babies Volume 3 (Paperback)

Us Government, William Grant Hague

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ... Cell--How an Abscess Is F0rmed--The Evil Habit of Spitting in Public Places---Sunlight and Germs--Why It Is Necessary to Open Windows-Facts About Tuberculosis--The Tendency to Disease--The Best Treatment for Tuberculosis--Consum1Jtion Is a Preventable and a Curable Disease--When Delay Is Dangerous---What to Eat and Wear in Hot Weather--Scientific Dressing--Drink Plenty of Water--What to Drink When Traveling. A simple explanation of how we catch disease may be interesting and profitable. Let us take, for example, a case of consumption. In order to catch consumption it is necessary to breathe into our lungs the germ of consumption. How do we catch these germs? If a consumptive patient spits or expectorates on the street, or on the floor of a railroad car, or in a room, or store, or theater, after a time the spittle becomes dry, and because of the wind or a breeze which may be caused by opening or shutting a door, or it may be the skirts of women walking about, the dried sputum in which the germs are becomes mixed with the dust of the air. If we happen to be around, just at the particular time when the germs are blown into the air, we may breathe into our lungs enough of them to produce consumption. If we are in good health, and if we do not happen to get too large a dose of the bacteria at one time (and that is only a matter of luck), we can overcome them, as will be shown shortly. If, however, we are not in good health, if we are just recovering from some serious or depressing disease, such as Grippe, the bacteria will overcome our reserve vitality, and consumption will graft itself on our weakened system. How do these germs work? They lodge on some part of the lung tissue and burrow into it. They...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: Us Government • William Grant Hague
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 56
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-24525-2
Barcode: 9781234245252
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-234-24525-6

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