Primer of Physiology and Hygiene: A Text-book for Primary Classes : with Special Reference to the Effects of Stimulants and Narcotics on the Human System

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American Book Company, 1885 - Drugs - 174 pages

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Page 97 - ... feel better. The good, pure air makes your blood pure; and the blood then flows quickly through your "whole body and refreshes every part. We must be careful not to stay in close rooms in the day-time, nor sleep in close rooms at night. We must not keep out the fresh air that our bodies so much need. It is better to breathe through the nose than through the mouth. You can soon learn to do so, if you try to keep your mouth shut when walking or running. If you keep the mouth shut and breathe through...
Page 125 - discords in families, quarrels, murders, sickness, pauperism, insanity, and misery, as some of the results of the action of alcohol on the nervous system " (" the abuse.") But it would not enlarge upon the unchanged and poisonous presence of alcohol in beer, wine, and cider, and would not put strong and emphatic emphasis upon the warning against the use of these liquors. 3d. It might teach that "the man who indulges freely in drink is likely to pay...
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Page 11 - The upper limbs are divided into the arm (from shoulder to elbow), the fore-arm (from elbow to wrist), and the hand. The lower limbs are divided into the thigh (from hip to knee), the leg (from knee to ankle), and the foot.
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Page 4 - Much more might be said which does not come within the province of such a work as this.

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