The Household monitor of health (Google eBook)

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Good Health Publishing Company, 1891 - 406 pages
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Page 337 - RULE i. — Remove all obstructions to breathing. Instantly loosen or cut apart all neck and waist bands; turn the patient on his face, with the head down hill; stand astride the hips with your face toward his head, and locking your
Page 107 - not ready, I sit down to my studies till I am called. My breakfast is a simple one,—hominy and milk, or in place of hominy, brown bread, or oatmeal, or wheaten grits, and in the season baked sweet apples.
Page 205 - that the Hudson's Bay Company have for many years entirely excluded spirits from the fur countries to the north, over which they have exclusive control, "to the great improvement," as Sir John Richardson states, '' of the health and morals of their Canadian servants, and of the Indian tribes.
Page 233 - pressure there may prevent a cough when it is beginning. Sneezing may be stopped by the same mechanism. Pressing also in the neighborhood of the ear may stop coughing. Pressing very hard on the top of the mouth, inside, is also a means of stopping coughing. And, I may say, the will has immense
Page 109 - deaf as a post. As to my deafness, you know that to be false, and the rest of the story is equally so. I abominate all drugs and narcotics, and have always carefully avoided everything which spurs nature to exertions which it would not otherwise make. Even with my food I do not take the usual condiments, such as pepper and the like.
Page 339 - one, two. Then suddenly let go, grasp the shoulders as before, and raise the chest (Fig. 2); then press upon the ribs, etc. (Fig. 3). These alternate movements should be repeated
Page 233 - ' Coughing can be stopped by pressing on the nerves of the lips in the neighborhood of the nose. A pressure there may prevent a cough when it is beginning. Sneezing may be stopped by the same mechanism. Pressing also in the neighborhood of the ear
Page 107 - in the chamber, and, going out, occupy myself for half an hour or more in some work which requires brisk exercise. After my bath, if breakfast is not ready, I sit down to my studies
Page 108 - of the streets. In the country, I am engaged in my literary tasks till a feeling of weariness drives me out into the open air, and I go upon my farm or into the garden, and prune the fruit-trees or perform
Page 204 - Captain Kennedy, and Dr. Hayes, may be cited as holding to this opinion. In the last expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, the whole crew were teetotalers. Prof. Miller states that the Russian military authorities "interdict its use absolutely in the army when troops are about to move under extreme

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