A Physician’s Guide to Tobacco
When compared with alcohol, tobacco may be called a harmless agent; but if used foolishly or in excessive amounts, it may have bad effects upon the general health.
A Physician’s Guide to Sanitation – Part 9
Unless the range is kept free from ashes and clinkers, it will be impossible to broil chops and steaks. Clearing the grate-bars with a poker is a slow and annoying process. People who spend the winters cooped up in small houses hugging the red-hot stove, or who sleep in close, unventilated rooms for fear of…
A Physician’s Guide to Sanitation – Part 8
Every room should have a chimney-flue; otherwise it will be as difficult to force hot air to enter it as it is to pure water into a bottle that is already full. Registers should be located on inner walls, and never on floors, as they collect dust, matches, etc., which may cause fires. The furnace…
A Physician’s Guide to Sanitation – Part 7
An ordinary home water filter is a delusion and a snare, unless it can be frequently reversed and thoroughly cleansed. It is like having a cuspidor that is never cleaned; it only collects filth and propagates disease germs.
A Physician’s Guide to Sanitation – Part 6
Where water-closets can not be provided, the earth-closet is an admirable substitute for the old fashioned privy. All that is necessary is the have a cemented vault, and to provide a box full of loamy soil or sifted ashes, with a little chlorid of lime to be used systematically.
We’re switching it up today in honour of National Nutrition Month! You’re so lucky that I’m going to give you a some free nutrition education about fruit drinks and juices.
A Physician’s Guide to Sanitation – Part 5
Articles likely to taint other foods should be placed in the refrigerator; and the latter should be scalded frequently and the shelves taken out and aired. It is also well to remember that a “cheap” plumber is usually a bungler.
A Physician’s Guide to Sanitation – Part 4
The best plumbing fixtures are cheapest in the long run. The siphon-jet water-closet is absolutely self-cleansing, but it consumes a great deal of water. The low cistern is almost noiseless, which is advantageous in many situations. The wash-out closet requires attention to keep it sweet and clean. The long-hopper soon gets fool and is out…
A Physician’s Guide to Sanitation – Part 3
Formerly all drains and soil-pipes, and most plumbing-fixtures, were boxed in so as to be inaccessible, thus affording spaces to harbor vermin and foster decay and damp. Now exposed plumbing is the rule, while wooden wash-tubs, tin-lined baths, and iron slop-sinks have been superseded by porcelain or enameled-iron fixtures which are clean and sweet. A…