Healthy Living: Principles of personal and community hygiene, Book 2

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Page 63 - In this process some of the oxygen in the inhaled air is absorbed by the blood and carried to all parts of the body, where it combines with the carbon of the worn-out tissues.
Page 367 - Conical hoop flytrap ; side view. A, Hoops formIng frame at bottom. B, Hoops forming frame at top. C, Top of trap made of barrel head. D, Strips around door. E, Door frame. F, Screen on door. G, Buttons holding door.
Page 53 - ... really (Vermiform Appendix II Intestine a single tube running through the body, larger in some parts and smaller in others. It is lined with soft tissue, such as we can see in the throat. This tissue is pink because it is so full of blood vessels, and is kept moist with a sticky mucus (mil' kits), for which reason it is called mucous membrane. There are six principal parts of the digestive tube, each of which has its own special work to do. They are the mouth, the pharynx, the esophagus, the...
Page 132 - that people who live in the forest, in open barns, or with open windows, do not catch cold, and that the disease called 'a cold' is generally caused by impure air, lack of exercise, or from overeating.
Page 97 - The prevention of disease is the most notable contribution of the present generation to civilization. The discontinuance of the use of alcohol will mark a greater advance in public health protection than anything since the application of our knowledge of the bacterial origin of disease.
Page 214 - AIE. 1. Ventilate every room you occupy. 2. Wear light, loose and porous clothes. 3. Seek out-of-door occupations and recreations. 4. Sleep out, if you can. 5. Breathe deeply.
Page 313 - ... coldest weather. If the baby cries when it should be asleep, it is probably sick, overfed, or hungry. All children should take a nap of from one to two hours in the middle of the day until they are 6 years old. X. The Bath. Every baby should be bathed at least once a day; during the hot weather two or three sponge baths may be given in 24 hours. The temperature of the bath should be from 90 to 95...
Page 366 - The trap (fig. 13) consists essentially of a screen cylinder with a frame made of barrel hoops, in the bottom of. which is inserted a screen cone. The height of the cylinder is 24 inches, the diameter 18 inches, and the cone is 22 inches high, and 18 inches in diameter at the base.
Page 133 - It is most unwise to sit or stand in a cool place after you have been exercising hard and are flushed and moist with perspiration. Chilling the body makes it less able to resist disease. If there happen to be germs of any kind in your nose or throat, the weakening effect of a chill may be just enough to give them a chance to grow and cause illness. Effects of Atmospheric Humidity. — From what has been said in the last chapter, it will be obvious that on a hot moist day we feel more uncomfortable...
Page 215 - Ventilate every room you occupy. 2. Wear light, loose and porous clothes. 3. Seek out-of-door occupations and recreations. 4. Sleep out, if you can. 5. Breathe deeply. II. FOOD. 6. Avoid overeating and overweight. 7. Eat sparingly of meats and eggs. 8. Eat some hard, some bulky, some raw foods. 9. Eat slowly. III. POISONS. 10. Evacuate thoroughly, regularly and frequently. 11. Stand, sit and walk erect. 12. Do not allow poisons and infections to enter the body. 13. Keep the teeth, gums and tongue...

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