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...
Page 165 - While all forms of smoking are injurious, it has been found that the use of the cigarette is more harmful than the cigar or pipe. It so seriously undermines the power of self-control that persons once addicted to its use very often find it impossible to break up and abandon the habit.
Page 62 - А1ИЛ.су, ^eieagrie gallo pavo)t weii known as an inmate of the poultry yard. It is a native of North America, and was introduced into Europe in the sixteenth century. Wild turkeys abound in some of the forests of the United States, where they feed on berries, fruits, insects, reptiles, etc., their plumage being a golden bronze, shot with violet and green, and banded with black. On account of its size and the excellence of its flesh and...
Page 163 - Cases are given in medical works in which excessive smoking has caused death; in other cases it has caused paralysis, and, in general, the use of tobacco tends to bring about dyspepsia, palpitation of the heart, and various diseases of the nerves.
Page 153 - Organs ; there are. in short, no organs apparently that are not more or less seriously damaged by the excessive use of alcoholic drinks, though the liver appears to suffer most.
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.
Page 161 - Catsups and sauces, now so commonly and extensively used, are made of various fruits, flavors, and condiments, in order to cover the taste of some foods, to give special flavor to others, and to stimulate the appetite and the digestive apparatus.
Page 78 - PRIMER. liquid, and changed so that it can be taken into the blood, and carried to all parts of the body.
Page 127 - Where does the optic nerve enter the eye? What is the retina? What is contained in the eyeball?

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