|While working on a sermon the pastor heard a knock at his office door. "Come in," he invited. A sad-looking man in threadbare clothes came in, pulling a large pig on a rope. "Can I talk to you for a minute?" asked the ma... Read more of On Marriage: One-Liners at Free Jokes.ca|| Informational|
Medical ArticlesTreatment Of Cicatricial Stenosis
A careful direct endoscopic examination is essential before ...
The Teeth The Ivory Keepers Of The Gate
Why the Teeth are Important. The teeth are a very important...
Potatoes boiled and beaten up with buttermilk, spread out in t...
The Use Of The Brain
LET us now consider instances where the brain alone i...
It is well to remember that over-feeding is a relative term. T...
See Fever, Rheumatic. ...
Those of our readers who have followed out in practice the sug...
Lessons From Nutritional Anthropology
The next logical pair of questions are: how healthy could goo...
Towels Cold Wet
A towel of the ordinary kind, and full size, is soaked in a ba...
Dysphagia is the most frequent complaint in cases of esophag...
The Real Truth About Salt And Sugar
First, let me remind certain food religionists: salt is salt ...
applied, with water at the strength of thirty drops of the _t...
Varix And Angioma Of The Esophagus
These lesions are sometimes the cause of esophageal hemorrhag...
Affection Of The Cerebellum And Spine
In affections of the _cerebellum_ and _spinal marrow_, the pa...
Often inflammation occurs in the centre of, or beneath, a mass...
If you would cure thoroughly, you must first make sure that th...
For this the treatment may be given as in gastric fever, and, ...
A, Gastroscopic view of a gastrojejunostomy opening drawn pat...
Have a piece of M'Clinton's soap, a good shaving brush, and a ...
Home Methods Of Purifying Water
Boiling. Where the water that you are obliged to drink is not...
Source: Papers On Health
Clothing should be light yet warm, and sufficiently free so
as not to interfere with bodily movements. The clothing next the skin
should, we think, be linen, as being more porous and absorbent than
wool (see Underwear). No woman who values her health should submit to
any tight lacing. The organs of the body require every inch of space
for the proper performance of their functions, and if they are unduly
squeezed many serious complaints may result. Besides the skin is a
breathing organ, and it is most important that air should readily reach
it (see Tight Lacing).
Long trains should not be worn, as they are most effective agents for
sweeping up germs of diphtheria, consumption, etc. Skirts should not be
hung from the waist, but from the shoulders, and should be light in
weight. Tight boots and high heels are both to be condemned.
The practice of wearing mufflers, or any tight wrapping round the neck
region, is injurious and enervating to this part of the body. The
sailor, though exposed to more rough weather than any other class, is
free from throat or chest trouble, and can stand both heat and cold
better than soldiers. Sailors are, indeed, the only sensibly dressed
men in our country. Soldiers, in their tight-fitting tunic and stiff
collars, are the worst. They constantly die of heat and apoplexy, when
farm labourers doing more work are nothing the worse.
Next: Club Foot
Previous: Climate And Soil