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Healthy Living, the Body and How to Keep It Well Volume 2 (Paperback) Loot Price: R378
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Healthy Living, the Body and How to Keep It Well Volume 2 (Paperback): Charles-Edward Amory Winslow

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Healthy Living, the Body and How to Keep It Well Volume 2 (Paperback)

Charles-Edward Amory Winslow

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 Excerpt: ... is, in the aggregate, a serious burden on the economic resources of the nation. Tobacco is especially harmful to young people, and no boy under twenty who cares for his health and strength and success in after life can afford to handicap himself by the use of cigarettes. Statistics gathered in many different schools and colleges have shown that boys and young men who smoke make a worse showing in their studies than do non-smokers. Professor F. J. Pack, in a study of the scholastic records of a group of football players, found that 101 non-smokers had marks averaging 79.4, while the marks of 81 smokers averaged 74.5. In another series of cases, 82 smokers had 70 conditions and failures, and 98 non-smokers had 43. Dean Briggs of Harvard says, "The peculiar evil in cigarettes I leave for scientific men to explain; I know merely that among college students the excessive cigarette smokers are recognized even by other smokers as representing the feeblest form of intellectual and moral life." Questions For Discussion And Review 1. What did we learn about the effects of alcohol on the heart and the blood vessels? On the kidneys and the liver? 2. What mistaken idea do some people have about the effect of alcohol on the bodily machine? 3. To what organs does alcohol do the greatest harm? 4. In a telephone system, if the wires are interfered with, the messages are either confused or lost, and everything depending upon that system is upset. Compare this with a nervous system under the influence of alcohol. 5. Recall the use of inhibitions. Give an example. Suppose that these inhibitions were temporarily removed by the influence of alcohol. What would be the result? 6. Give an example (not in the text) of a force which is valuable when controlled, and dangero...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Charles-Edward Amory Winslow
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 84
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-81445-3
Categories: Promotions
Books > Health, Home & Family > Family & health
Books > Health, Home & Family > Family & health > General
LSN: 1-130-81445-9
Barcode: 9781130814453

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