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A Handbook of Health by Woods Hutchinson

A Handbook of Health by Woods Hutchinson


Synovial fluid, 214.

Tannin, 91, 93.

Tattooing, 169.

Tea, 26, 89, 90-93.

Teeth, 7, 277-282; care of, 282-285; infection from, 141, 285.

Temperance, 101-103. _See also_ Alcohol.

Tendons, 117, 203, 207, 208.

Tetanus, 288, 295.

Thein, 91.

Theobromin, 91.

Thigh, 207, 208.

Thirst, 71.

Tibia, 213.

Tissues, 18. _See also_ Cells.

Tobacco, 103-107; and heart, 128, 129; and nervous system, 239.

Tomatoes, 60, 61.

Tongue, 7, 9, 10, 257, 259.

Tonsil, 256.

Tourniquet, 321.

Toxins, 22.

Trachea, 134. _See also_ Windpipe.

Triceps, 206.

Trypsin, 16.

Tubercle bacillus, 157,

158; toxin of, 164.

Tuberculin test, 164.

Tuberculosis, deaths from, 156; effects of, 123, 201; expense of, 158, 161; kinds of, 152-154, 157; prevention and cure of, 157-164, 309; symptoms of, 164, 165.

Turner, 147.

Turnips, 60.

Tympanum, 257, 267, 268.

Typhoid, bacillus of, 286, 295; effect of, on heart, 125; from milk, 37, 38; from water, 79-81; in Germany, 80. _See also_ 201, 309.

Ulna, 213.

Urates, 199.

Urea, 199, 200.

Ureters, 200.

Urinary system, 200.

Urine, 11 _note_, 132, 200, 201.

Vaccination, 295-299.

Vaccine. _See_ Antitoxin.

Vaccinia, 299.

Vacuum, process, of cleaning, 153, 154; of milking, 36.

Valves, of heart and veins, 116-118; disease of heart, 123, 124-126.

Vegetables, fuel value of, 26, 31, 32, 40, 56, 57, 58; in diet, 23-25, 59, 201; salts in, 57, 59; water in, 56, 72.

Veins, denned, 108; function of, 110-113; position of, 113. _See also_ 9, 17.

Vena cava, in, 113, 115, 116, 118, 119, 200.

Ventilation, diseases from poor, 154; methods of, 144-149; need of, 141-143.

Ventricle, 115, 116, 117, 118.

Vertebrae, 212.

Vitreous humor, 260.

Vitriol. _See_ Sulphuric acid.

Vocal cords, 272-275.

Voice, 271-276.

Warts, 195.

Wastes, disposal of, 75-77, 78, 79; in the body, 70, 71, 196, 208.

Water, body's need of, 69-71, 201; boiled, 87, 88; carbon dioxid in, 74, 83; filtration of, 74, 75, 83, 85, 86, 88; in food, 71, 72; marsh, 74; minerals in, 75, 77, 83; natural purifiers of, 72, 74-79, 86, 87; rain, 73; sources of impurities in, 72-80; supply 75, 79-86; when and how to drink, 15, 57.

Water-brash, 13.

Wells, artesian, 81-83, 86; dangers to, 75-77, 78, 79; permanent, 83.

Wheat, 27, 31; fermented, 94; food value of, 42; whole, 46.

Whiskey, 94, 95. _See also_ Alcohol, Beverages.

White matter, 219, 221.

White swelling, 157.

Whooping cough, 290, 291.

Windpipe, 134-136, 271, 272.

Wine, 94. _See also_ Alcohol.

Wings, 254.

Wounds, treatment of, 315-319.

Yale. _See_ Seaver.

Yeast, as leavening, 43-45; in making alcohol, 93, 94, 309.

Yellow fever, 287.

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