The Medical Advance Volume 46

The Medical Advance Volume 46

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...What proportion of the republicans or democrats of the present day have "thought" themselves into their political opinions? How many young Parents take any pains to investigate and compare the results of the different methods of medical treatment, so that they may select that which they think. best calculated to make strong men and women of their children? I think your answer to these questions would be, not very many, 'And this being true in what way can we reach and interest this great majority of the people? A populai lecturer of the present time says that the masses of the people think in dollars and cents. Is not this about nine-tenths true? And can we not interest them from a dollars-and-cents standpoint? I ask any one of you who-has practiced a sufficient length of time to look over your account books, follow down the accounts of families who formerly were treated with crude medicines but have come under your care within the last six or eight years, and notice that after two, three or four years the amount for your services has diminished to fifty per cent. in many instances, to thirty-five per cent. inmost instances. and in some families below twenty-five per cent. of the amount for the first year. In families in which there are a few children, whether they be increasing in number or not, according to my observation, Homeopathy will produce these figures. Suppose on an average it does half so well, have we not enough to inte-. rest the people in the way of dollars.and cents? Learning so much, they can readily understand that less sickness means better health, and better health means ability to do more business or more labor, and this again means more dollars. _ And now, after calling attention to these few. facts, I...show more

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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 517g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236903684
  • 9781236903686