The Annals of Hygiene, Vol. 11

The Annals of Hygiene, Vol. 11 : A Journal of Health; January to December, 1896 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Annals of Hygiene, Vol. 11: A Journal of Health; January to December, 1896 Dr. William A. Hammond has asserted that there is no physiological necessity for death, claiming that if it were possible for an individual to determine just how much vital force he would require each day; and if he would consume just the amount of food necessary to produce this amount of force, that he could thereby maintain such an exact balance between breakin down and building up that everlasting life would be possible. In this idea, Dr. Hammond, while, to a certain extent, physiologically right, is, as we all know and believe, practically wrong. However, there can be no doubt but that what we should strive for is a balance between these two vital processes. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 798 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 40mm | 1,048g
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  • United States
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  • 9780243325504