State Sanitation: A Review of the Work of the Massachusetts State Board of Health, Volume 1

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Harvard University Press, 1917 - Massachusetts
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Page 41 - It shall be the duty of the board, and they are hereby instructed, to examine into and report what, in their best judgment, is the effect of the use of intoxicating liquor, as a beverage, upon the industry, prosperity, happiness, health and lives of the citizens of the state. Also, what additional legislation, if any, is necessary in the premises.
Page 354 - There she is. Behold her, and judge for yourselves. There is her history; the world knows it by heart The past, at least, is secure. There is Boston, and Concord, and Lexington, and Bunker Hill; and there they will remain forever.
Page 273 - What the disease was which so generally and mortally swept them away, I cannot learn. I have discoursed with some old Indians that were then youths, who say that the bodies all over were exceeding yellow (describing it by a yellow garment they showed me), both before they died, and afterwards.
Page 264 - That the annual loss of life from filth and bad ventilation is greater than the loss from death or wounds in any wars in which, the country has been engaged in modern times.
Page viii - ... in the School for Health Officers of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and lastly to his Secretary, Miss Dorothy E.
Page 41 - The board shall take cognizance of the interests of health and life among the citizens of this Commonwealth. They shall make sanitary investigations and inquiries in respect to the people, the causes of disease, and especially of epidemics and the sources of mortality, and the effects of localities, employments, conditions and circumstances, on the public health; and they shall PART ii.] SECRETARY'S REPORT.
Page 265 - That these adverse circumstances tend to produce an adult population short-lived, improvident, reckless, and intemperate, and with habitual avidity for sensual gratifications.
Page 126 - It shall from time to time consult with and advise the authorities of cities and towns, or with corporations, firms or individuals either already having or intending to introduce systems of water supply, drainage or sewerage, as to the most appropriate source of supply...
Page 125 - Be it enacted, etc., as follows : — SECTION 1. The state board of health shall have the general...
Page 225 - Council on Health and Public Instruction of the American Medical Association.

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