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A Handbook of Health by Woods Hutchinson

See also Bacteria and Germs


Arrack, 96.

Arteries, bleeding from, 320-322; defined, 108, 109; function of, 17; position of, 113; red blood in, 111; stiffening of, 123; _also_, 112, 196, 200.

Artery, pulmonary, 118; radial, 118.

Articulation, of bones, 212; of sounds, 276.

Artois, wells of, 82.

Astigmatism, 263.

Athletics, 175, 176, 242.

Atropin, 265 _note_.

Auricle, 116, 117, 118.

Bacilli, cultivation of, 293; explained, 152-154, 286; method of naming, 286; multiplication of, 288. _See also_ Bacteria _and_ Germs.

Backache, 204.

Backbone. _See_ Spinal column.

Bacon, fuel value of, 52, 54, 55.

Bacteria, explained, 17; harmless, 152; in feces, 19; in food, 22; in milk, 33-38; in small intestine, 17; of disease, 152, 286; of soil, 74, 76, 78, 79, 83, 86, 308; of yeast, 43. _See also_ Bacilli _and_ Germs.

Bakeries, 45,

46.

Baking-powders, 44, 45.

Banana, 58, 59.

Barley, in making beer and ale, 94.

Bathing, need of, 184; preventive of colds, 155; right and wrong, 184-186.

Beans, 32.

Beef-tea, 26, 31.

Beer, 89. _See also_ Alcohol.

Beets, 26, 59.

Berries, 58, 59.

Beverages, 89-93. _See also_ Alcohol.

Biceps, 203, 206.

Bile, 11 _note_, 16, 17, 198, 199; duct, 197, 199.

Biliousness, 23, 197.

"Black bread," 48.

"Black Death," 288.

Bladder, 200. _See also_ Gall bladder.

Bleeding. _See_ Wounds.

Blood, alkaline quality of, 11 _note_; anemic, 173, 192; arterial, 111; circulation of, 110-113, 118, 119; color of, 109, 111, 112, 173, 174; composition of, 109, 110; heat, 175; impure, 198; poisoning, 295, 315, 319; purifying of, 196; result of food, 18.

Blood vessels, 108, 109. _See also_ Arteries, Capillaries, Veins.

Board of Health, and infections, 286, 291; control of water supply, 77, 81, 88; examination, 105; milk inspection, 34, 38, 39, 78.

Boils, 295, 320.

Bolus, 9.

Bones, composition and growth of; 210, 211; disorders of, 229, 230, 234, 235; fractures of, 323; kinds of, 212-214; number of, 211; structure of, 215; tuberculosis of, 157.


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