Annual Report of the State Department of Health of Maine. 1891

Annual Report of the State Department of Health of Maine. 1891

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...arms, and the legs that tire with a little walking have given place to brown and sunburnt faces, to eyes not so sunken, to rounded cheeks, to rosy lipa, to limbs clothed in muscles of a firmer feel. The whole body is uow covered with a softer and more elastic ekin. But in addition to these excellent changes, the attentive mother notices other alterations in her child. The former disrelish of hearty foods, particularly of milk, nourishing soaps, and meats, has disappeared, black coffee is no longer preferred to the proper and real food products, like milk, meat and eggs. The complaint of nausea, and of pain in the stomach is n longer made. The sleep is quieter--there is no longer talking in sleep, grinding the teeth, or sudden awakenings in fright. That the physical strength is increased, is noted with certainty by the leader of the colony, for these children who, in the first weeks, lagged behind in the walks, are no longer tired even by long marches from the camp. At the re-opening of the school the teacher declares that the pupil shows more life, and, at the same time, is more attentive and studious, and that he is more sprightly, both in mind and body. The headache with which he was troubled, especially in the last hours of the session, has entirely disappeared. Verbandlunficn des Int. Kong, fur Ferienkolonien, p. 6. From the paper read by Prof. Wyss, we gather that the upward impulse given to the health of the children is permanent in its results, or lasts for a long time after their return to their schools and their unbealthful homes. Several physicians have sought, through exact methods of observation, to gain an idea as to whether the physical gain is real. Measurements of the height and of the chest capacity, show, upon the whole, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236673263
  • 9781236673268