Public health bulletin. no. 98, 1919, Utgave 98

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1919

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Side 43 - The American Public Health Association, the American Medical Association, The American Bar Association, The American Association for the Study and Prevention of Infant Mortality, and is known as " the model registration law...
Side 28 - Many of the diseases observed in older children and adults begin in infancy. 4. Healthy babies make strong men and women. 5. The baby's food, home, and surroundings play an important part in keeping it well or making it sick. 6. Mother's milk is the best food for babies. 7. Cow's milk which has become infected with disease germs kills many babies. 8. Extreme heat and impure air kills many babies in the summer, especially bottle-fed babies. 9. The health and happiness of the whole househould are improved...
Side 25 - To prevent a cold it is necessary first of all to keep the body resistance at a high point of efficiency. This means that the body machinery should be kept in good order at all times. Good wholesome food in proper amount, plenty of sleep, the careful attendance to the voiding of the body wastes, the taking of regular exercise in the open air, keeping the body clean, keeping the mouth and nose clean, the...
Side 31 - She must drink enough liquid so that she will pass at least 3 pints of urine each 24 hours. Her bowels should move once a day. Persistent or sudden and severe headaches, swelling of the face or hands, increasing swelling of the ankles must be reported at once to the physician in charge. Any appearance of blood from the vagina demands instant summoning of the physician. As soon as a woman knows she is pregnant she should go to the dentist and have her teeth put in good condition. The above statements...
Side 21 - No health department, State or local, can effectively prevent or control disease without knowledge of when, where, and under what conditions cases are occurring.
Side 18 - ... convulsions, and tuberculosis. Out of every 100 bottle-fed babies an average of 30 die in the first year, while of the breast-fed babies only about 7 out of every 100 die in the first year. 2. Nearly every mother can nurse her baby during the first 3 or 4 months of its life, and if she can nurse it for 10 months, so much the better. 3. There may be an abundant supply of milk after the first few weeks, even if there is but little at first; the act of suckling causes the milk to come into the breasts,...
Side 20 - Irish or sweet, four of five times a week. Rice, two or three times a week, on days with meat stew or beans. Green vegetables (cabbage, collards, turnip greens, spinach, snap beans, or okra), three or four times a week. Corn bread daily. Buttermilk daily. SUPPER. Light bread or biscuit daily. Butter daily. Milk (sweet or buttermilk) daily.
Side 42 - February 9, 1917. 386. Commission on Milk Standards. Third Report of the Commission on Milk Standards Appointed by the New York Milk Committee.
Side 18 - Mother's Milk — Nature's Food. 1. The most loving act a mother can do is to nurse her baby. When the baby nurses it not only gets the best food, but is less liable to many diseases, such as "summer complaint," convulsions and tuberculosis. Out of every 100 bottle-fed babies an average of 30 die in the first year, while of the breast-fed babies only about 7 out of every 100 die in the first year. 2. Nearly every mother can nurse her baby during the first...
Side 25 - ... dusty rooms, the avoidance of exposure to sudden changes of temperature, the prevention of the chilling of the body either by cold or wet, are all protective measures. It should be borne in mind, however, that even robust persons may contract colds from people who have them. The germs of colds leave the body in the secretions of the mouth and nose. They enter the body through the same route. Thus a careless sneezer and the person who does not cover his mouth and nose when he coughs are breeders...

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