A Handbook of Health
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A Handbook of Health

By Woods Hutchinson
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  • The Project Gutenberg eBook, A Handbook of Health, by Woods Hutchinson
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      • THE WOODS HUTCHINSON HEALTH SERIES
    • THE WOODS HUTCHINSON HEALTH SERIES
  • A HANDBOOK OF HEALTH
    • WOODS HUTCHINSON, A. M., M. D.
      • HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY BOSTON    NEW YORK    CHICAGO
    • HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY BOSTON    NEW YORK    CHICAGO
    • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
      • PLATES IN COLOR
    • PLATES IN COLOR
    • A HANDBOOK OF HEALTH
    • CHAPTER I
      • RUNNING THE HUMAN AUTOMOBILE
    • RUNNING THE HUMAN AUTOMOBILE
    • CHAPTER II
      • WHY WE HAVE A STOMACH
        • WHAT KEEPS US ALIVE
        • THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
        • THE JOURNEY DOWN THE FOOD TUBE
      • WHAT KEEPS US ALIVE
      • THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
      • THE JOURNEY DOWN THE FOOD TUBE
    • WHY WE HAVE A STOMACH
      • WHAT KEEPS US ALIVE
      • THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
      • THE JOURNEY DOWN THE FOOD TUBE
    • WHAT KEEPS US ALIVE
    • THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
    • THE JOURNEY DOWN THE FOOD TUBE
    • CHAPTER III
      • THE FOOD-FUEL OF THE BODY-ENGINE
        • WHAT KIND OF FOOD SHOULD WE EAT?
        • THE THREE GREAT CLASSES OF FOOD-FUEL
      • WHAT KIND OF FOOD SHOULD WE EAT?
      • THE THREE GREAT CLASSES OF FOOD-FUEL
    • THE FOOD-FUEL OF THE BODY-ENGINE
      • WHAT KIND OF FOOD SHOULD WE EAT?
      • THE THREE GREAT CLASSES OF FOOD-FUEL
    • WHAT KIND OF FOOD SHOULD WE EAT?
    • THE THREE GREAT CLASSES OF FOOD-FUEL
    • CHAPTER IV
      • THE COAL FOODS
        • PROTEINS, OR "MEATS"
      • PROTEINS, OR "MEATS"
    • THE COAL FOODS
      • PROTEINS, OR "MEATS"
    • PROTEINS, OR "MEATS"
    • CHAPTER V
      • THE COAL FOODS (Continued)
        • STARCHES
        • SUGARS
      • STARCHES
      • SUGARS
    • THE COAL FOODS (Continued)
      • STARCHES
      • SUGARS
    • STARCHES
    • SUGARS
    • CHAPTER VI
      • THE COAL FOODS (Continued)
        • ANIMAL FATS
        • NUTS
      • ANIMAL FATS
      • NUTS
    • THE COAL FOODS (Continued)
      • ANIMAL FATS
      • NUTS
    • ANIMAL FATS
    • NUTS
    • CHAPTER VII
      • KINDLING AND PAPER FOODS—FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
    • KINDLING AND PAPER FOODS—FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • COOKING
    • COOKING
    • CHAPTER IX
      • OUR DRINK
        • FILLING THE BOILER OF THE BODY-ENGINE
        • CAUSES AND DANGERS OF POLLUTED WATER
        • METHODS OF OBTAINING PURE WATER
        • HOME METHODS OF PURIFYING WATER
      • FILLING THE BOILER OF THE BODY-ENGINE
      • CAUSES AND DANGERS OF POLLUTED WATER
      • METHODS OF OBTAINING PURE WATER
      • HOME METHODS OF PURIFYING WATER
    • OUR DRINK
      • FILLING THE BOILER OF THE BODY-ENGINE
      • CAUSES AND DANGERS OF POLLUTED WATER
      • METHODS OF OBTAINING PURE WATER
      • HOME METHODS OF PURIFYING WATER
    • FILLING THE BOILER OF THE BODY-ENGINE
    • CAUSES AND DANGERS OF POLLUTED WATER
    • METHODS OF OBTAINING PURE WATER
    • HOME METHODS OF PURIFYING WATER
    • CHAPTER X
      • BEVERAGES, ALCOHOL, AND TOBACCO
        • ALCOHOL
        • TOBACCO
      • ALCOHOL
      • TOBACCO
    • BEVERAGES, ALCOHOL, AND TOBACCO
      • ALCOHOL
      • TOBACCO
    • ALCOHOL
    • TOBACCO
    • CHAPTER XI
      • THE HEART-PUMP AND ITS PIPE-LINE SYSTEM
        • THE BLOOD VESSELS
        • THE HEART
      • THE BLOOD VESSELS
      • THE HEART
    • THE HEART-PUMP AND ITS PIPE-LINE SYSTEM
      • THE BLOOD VESSELS
      • THE HEART
    • THE BLOOD VESSELS
    • THE HEART
    • CHAPTER XII
      • THE CARE OF THE HEART-PUMP AND ITS PIPE-LINES
    • THE CARE OF THE HEART-PUMP AND ITS PIPE-LINES
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • HOW AND WHY WE BREATHE
    • HOW AND WHY WE BREATHE
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • HOW TO KEEP THE LUNG-BELLOWS IN GOOD CONDITION
        • THE NEED OF PURE AIR
        • COLDS, CONSUMPTION, AND PNEUMONIA
        • PNEUMONIA
      • THE NEED OF PURE AIR
      • COLDS, CONSUMPTION, AND PNEUMONIA
      • PNEUMONIA
    • HOW TO KEEP THE LUNG-BELLOWS IN GOOD CONDITION
      • THE NEED OF PURE AIR
      • COLDS, CONSUMPTION, AND PNEUMONIA
      • PNEUMONIA
    • THE NEED OF PURE AIR
    • COLDS, CONSUMPTION, AND PNEUMONIA
    • PNEUMONIA
    • CHAPTER XV
      • THE SKIN
        • OUR WONDERFUL COAT
        • THE BLOOD-MESH OF THE SKIN
        • THE NERVES IN THE SKIN
      • OUR WONDERFUL COAT
      • THE BLOOD-MESH OF THE SKIN
      • THE NERVES IN THE SKIN
    • THE SKIN
      • OUR WONDERFUL COAT
      • THE BLOOD-MESH OF THE SKIN
      • THE NERVES IN THE SKIN
    • OUR WONDERFUL COAT
    • THE BLOOD-MESH OF THE SKIN
    • THE NERVES IN THE SKIN
    • CHAPTER XVI
      • HOW TO KEEP THE SKIN HEALTHY
        • CLOTHING
        • BATHS AND BATHING
        • CARE OF THE NAILS
        • DISEASES AND DISTURBANCES OF THE SKIN
      • CLOTHING
      • BATHS AND BATHING
      • CARE OF THE NAILS
      • DISEASES AND DISTURBANCES OF THE SKIN
    • HOW TO KEEP THE SKIN HEALTHY
      • CLOTHING
      • BATHS AND BATHING
      • CARE OF THE NAILS
      • DISEASES AND DISTURBANCES OF THE SKIN
    • CLOTHING
    • BATHS AND BATHING
    • CARE OF THE NAILS
    • DISEASES AND DISTURBANCES OF THE SKIN
    • CHAPTER XVII
      • THE PLUMBING AND SEWERING OF THE BODY
    • THE PLUMBING AND SEWERING OF THE BODY
    • CHAPTER XVIII
      • THE MUSCLES
    • THE MUSCLES
    • CHAPTER XIX
      • THE STIFFENING RODS OF THE BODY-MACHINE
    • THE STIFFENING RODS OF THE BODY-MACHINE
    • CHAPTER XX
      • OUR TELEPHONE EXCHANGE AND ITS CABLES
    • OUR TELEPHONE EXCHANGE AND ITS CABLES
    • CHAPTER XXI
      • THE HYGIENE OF BONES, NERVES, AND MUSCLES
        • HOW TO GET AND KEEP A GOOD FIGURE
        • SLEEP AND REST
        • DISORDERS OF MUSCLES AND BONES
      • HOW TO GET AND KEEP A GOOD FIGURE
      • SLEEP AND REST
      • DISORDERS OF MUSCLES AND BONES
    • THE HYGIENE OF BONES, NERVES, AND MUSCLES
      • HOW TO GET AND KEEP A GOOD FIGURE
      • SLEEP AND REST
      • DISORDERS OF MUSCLES AND BONES
    • HOW TO GET AND KEEP A GOOD FIGURE
    • SLEEP AND REST
    • DISORDERS OF MUSCLES AND BONES
    • CHAPTER XXII
      • EXERCISE AND GROWTH
    • EXERCISE AND GROWTH
    • CHAPTER XXIII
      • THE LOOKOUT DEPARTMENT
        • THE NOSE
        • THE TONGUE
        • THE EYE
        • OUR SPIRIT-LEVELS
      • THE NOSE
      • THE TONGUE
      • THE EYE
      • OUR SPIRIT-LEVELS
    • THE LOOKOUT DEPARTMENT
      • THE NOSE
      • THE TONGUE
      • THE EYE
      • OUR SPIRIT-LEVELS
    • THE NOSE
    • THE TONGUE
    • THE EYE
    • OUR SPIRIT-LEVELS
    • CHAPTER XXIV
      • THE SPEECH ORGANS
    • THE SPEECH ORGANS
    • CHAPTER XXV
      • THE TEETH, THE IVORY KEEPERS OF THE GATE
    • THE TEETH, THE IVORY KEEPERS OF THE GATE
    • CHAPTER XXVI
      • INFECTIONS, AND HOW TO AVOID THEM
    • INFECTIONS, AND HOW TO AVOID THEM
    • CHAPTER XXVII
      • ACCIDENTS AND EMERGENCIES
    • ACCIDENTS AND EMERGENCIES
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
      • CHAPTERS I AND II
      • CHAPTER III
      • CHAPTER IV
      • CHAPTER V
      • CHAPTER VI
      • CHAPTER VII
      • CHAPTER VIII
      • CHAPTER IX
      • CHAPTER X
      • CHAPTER XI
      • CHAPTER XII
      • CHAPTER XIII
      • CHAPTER XIV
      • CHAPTER XV
      • CHAPTER XVI
      • CHAPTER XVII
      • CHAPTER XVIII
      • CHAPTER XIX
      • CHAPTER XX
      • CHAPTER XXI
      • CHAPTER XXII
      • CHAPTER XXIII
      • CHAPTER XXIV
      • CHAPTER XXV
      • CHAPTER XXVI
      • CHAPTER XXVII
    • CHAPTERS I AND II
    • CHAPTER III
    • CHAPTER IV
    • CHAPTER V
    • CHAPTER VI
    • CHAPTER VII
    • CHAPTER VIII
    • CHAPTER IX
    • CHAPTER X
    • CHAPTER XI
    • CHAPTER XII
    • CHAPTER XIII
    • CHAPTER XIV
    • CHAPTER XV
    • CHAPTER XVI
    • CHAPTER XVII
    • CHAPTER XVIII
    • CHAPTER XIX
    • CHAPTER XX
    • CHAPTER XXI
    • CHAPTER XXII
    • CHAPTER XXIII
    • CHAPTER XXIV
    • CHAPTER XXV
    • CHAPTER XXVI
    • CHAPTER XXVII
    • GLOSSARY
      • OF IMPORTANT TERMS USED IN THE BOOK
      • I. Relating to the Body as a Whole
      • II. Relating to the Digestive System
      • III. Relating to Food and Drink
      • IV. Relating to the Blood and the Circulatory System
      • V. Relating to the Respiratory System and Organs of Excretion
      • VI. Relating to the Nervous and Motor Systems
    • OF IMPORTANT TERMS USED IN THE BOOK
    • I. Relating to the Body as a Whole
    • II. Relating to the Digestive System
    • III. Relating to Food and Drink
    • IV. Relating to the Blood and the Circulatory System
    • V. Relating to the Respiratory System and Organs of Excretion
    • VI. Relating to the Nervous and Motor Systems
    • INDEX
    • FOOTNOTES
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