Transactions, Volume 12

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Page 28 - Bureau shall investigate and report . . . upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people...
Page 34 - The woman's cause is man's: they rise or sink Together, dwarf 'd or godlike, bond or free...
Page 153 - Block City What are you able to build with your blocks? Castles and palaces, temples and docks. Rain may keep raining, and others go roam, But I can be happy and building at home.
Page 153 - Hark to the song of the sailors on board! And see on the steps of my palace, the kings Coming and going with presents and things! Now I have done with it, down let it go! All in a moment the town is laid low. Block upon block lying scattered and free, What is there left of my town by the sea...
Page 81 - There are again many other facts which lead us to say that it is the sun which plays the principal role in the etiology of rickets.
Page 29 - We are now coming to look upon a high infant mortality as evidence of human weakness, ignorance and cupidity. We believe that providence works through human agencies and that in this field, as in others, we reap what we sow — no more and no less.
Page 34 - Give us good motherhood and good prenatal conditions and I have no despair for the future of this or any other country. I believe that what the prenatal condition of the mother is, so her offspring will be. The stream is no purer than its source. Let us glorify, dignify and purify motherhood by every means in our power.
Page 81 - ... early as possible from large towns to a locality where sunshine abounds and the air is dry and bracing. (3) The establishment of a sanatorium for poor rickety children in some such locality, where the severe development of the disease may be averted, and much life and health saved by timely treatment. (4) The systematic use of sun-baths as a preventive and therapeutic measure in rickets and other diseases. (5) That when a mother has once borne a child which has become rachitic, preventive treatment...
Page 18 - Need of study by local administrative and medical officers of occupations in which children are employed and of their effect upon health. Occupations in which children are likely to be employed should be made the subject of special study for the purpose of ascertaining their physical requirements and their effect upon the health and development of the growing child. The examining physician should be authorized and required to visit periodically industrial establishments and to familiarize himself...
Page 80 - ... health resorts. A sunshine recorder at an observatory on some hilltop near a large city is no guide to the amount of sunshine that reaches the streets and alleys of smoky cities. It is important that the sunshine recorder be of the form which indicates the chemical activity of the sun's rays rather than its heat. 2. The removal of rachitic children as early as possible from large towns to a locality where sunshine abounds and the air is dry and bracing. 3. The establishment of a sanatorium for...

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