Hygiene and Health ...

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Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1921 - Hygiene - 188 pages
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Page 18 - I tried to-day to keep fingers, pencils and everything that might be unclean out of my mouth and nose. 4. I drank a glass of water before each meal and before going to bed, and drank no tea, coffee nor other injurious drinks to-day.
Page 17 - Knighthood." 1. I washed my hands before each meal to-day. 2. I washed not only my face but my ears and neck and I cleaned my finger-nails to-day. 3. I kept fingers, pencils and everything likely to be unclean or injurious out of my mouth and nose to-day. 4. I brushed my teeth thoroughly after breakfast and after the evening meal to-day.
Page 18 - I was in bed ten* hours or more last night and kept my window open. 9. I tried today to sit up and stand up straight, to eat slowly, and to attend to toilet and each need of my body at its regular time. 10. I trieil today to keep neat and cheerful constantly and to be helpful to others.
Page 18 - I drank four glasses of water, including a drink before each meal, and drank no tea, coffee, nor other injurious drinks today.
Page 61 - When they are good, they are very good and when they are bad, they are horrid.
Page 91 - A HYGROMETER is an instrument for measuring the amount of moisture in the air. Several kinds have been invented; but the hair hygrometer is the most used. This instrument is constructed from the principle that a hair elongates when moistened, and shortens when dried. The form usually given to it is shown in Fig. 154. A hair about eight inches in length is fastened at its upper...
Page 18 - I tried to-day to sit up and stand straight, to eat slowly, and to attend to toilet and each need of my body at its regular time. 10. I tried to-day to keep neat and cheerful constantly and to be helpful to others. 11. I took a full bath on each of two days of the week.
Page 140 - The average school child has twenty-four teeth; eight of them are diseased; sixteen of them are discolored with unsightly accumulation of foods and deposits, or else he has some noticeable malformation interfering with mastication.
Page 35 - Bread made from wheat is so important a food that it is called the "staff of life." Whatever else we may have on our tables, we usually have plenty of bread.

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