Annual report of the Commissioner of the Michigan Department of Health for the fiscal year ending ... 1891

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State Department of Health, 1894
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Page lxxix - Sunset and evening star, And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar, When I put out to sea, But such a tide as moving seems asleep, Too full for sound and foam, When that which drew from out the boundless deep Turns again home. Twilight and evening bell, And after that the dark! And may there be no sadness of farewell, When I embark; For tho...
Page lxxix - THE harp at Nature's advent strung Has never ceased to play ; The song the stars of morning sung Has never died away. And prayer is made, and praise is given, By all things near and far ; The ocean looketh up to heaven, And mirrors every star. Its...
Page cxv - When we smelt it, the odor of whiskey was distinctly visible ; and when we applied the candle to a portion in a spoon, it actually burned blue — the lambent blue flame, characteristic of the poison, playing on the surface of the spoon for some seconds.
Page xxxvi - That it is the sense of the National Conference of State Boards of Health that it is the duty of each State, provincial and local board of health in any locality in which said diseases may at any time occur, to...
Page ci - ... to see that no person suffers for lack of nurses or other necessaries because of isolation for the public good; to give public notice of infected places by placard on the premises, and otherwise if necessary...
Page cviii - A further action upon the blood instituted by alcohol in excess, is upon the fibrine or the plastic colloidal matter. On this the spirit may act in two different ways, according to the degree in which it affects the water that holds the fibrine in solution. It may fix the water with the fibrine, and thus destroy the power of coagulation ; or it may extract the water so determinately as to produce coagulation.
Page xxxvi - ... 2. Resolved, That upon rumor or report of the existence of pestilential disease, and positive definite information thereon not being obtainable from the proper health authorities, this Conference recommends that the health officials of one state shall be privileged and justified to go into another state for the purpose of investigating and establishing the truth or falsity of such reports. 3.
Page 184 - It is often difficult to recognize mild cases of diphtheria, or to distinguish such cases from a simple pharyngitis or laryngitis, and Whereas, Such mild cases of diphtheria often communicate a dangerous and fatal form of diphtheria, Resolved, That it is the duty of physicians and householders in reporting diseases dangerous to the public health, and of local health authorities in their efforts to restrict such diseases, in every case to give the public safety the benefit of the doubt. Resolved,...
Page xci - Memoranda of the origin, plan and results of the field and other experiments. conducted on the farm and in the laboratory...
Page 286 - In all matters concerning nuisances and waste, where there is not a plain, adequate and complete remedy at law, and may grant injunctions to stay and prevent such nuisances and waste; 3.

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