Annual Report of the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service of the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1915 - Public health

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63 typhoid rate in Bowling Green twice as high as any city in Kentucky, four times that of US registration area
115 sewerage system for Bowling Green

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Page 217 - That it shall be unlawful for any person, including any transportation company other than railway lines entering the United States from foreign contiguous territory, or the owner, master, agent, or consignee of any vessel to bring to the United States any alien subject to any of the following disabilities: Idiots, imbeciles, epileptics, or persons afflicted with tuberculosis or with a loathsome or dangerous contagious disease...
Page 313 - A cook employed on a lighter was suffering from valvular disease of the heart. The disease was aggravated by his exertions in saving his personal effects when the lighter sank, and he died soon after. The industrial-accident board found that the death of the employee arose out of and in the course of his employment, and the supreme court supported this view.
Page 217 - ... might have been detected by means of a competent medical examination at such time, such person or transportation company, or the master, agent, owner, or consignee of any such vessel shall pay to the collector of customs of the customs district in which the port of arrival is located the sum of one hundred dollars for each and every violation of the provisions of this section; and no vessel shall be granted clearance papers pending the determination of the question of the liability to the payment...
Page 350 - ... commissioned medical officer of the United States Army, Navy, or Public Health Service, employed upon such vessel; or (3) , if no physician, surgeon, or retired commissioned medical officer of the United States Army, Navy, or Public Health Service is employed upon such vessel, by the master; and only with the approval of commissioned medical officers and acting assistant surgeons of the United States Public Health Service, upon special order forms procurable from such officers.
Page 365 - B dioxy-B-methyl butane. By GA Menge. 4. The detection of white phosphorus in matches. By Earle B. Phelps. 5. The chemical composition of rubber in nursing nipples and in some rubber toys. By Earle B. Phelps and Albert F. Stevenson. 6. The analysis of thymol capsules. By Atherton Seidell. 7. Seasonal variation in the composition of the thyroid gland. By Atherton Seidell and Frederic Fenger. 8. Note on a new apparatus for use with the Winkler method for dissolved oxygen in water. By Hyman L. Shoub....
Page 217 - ... at the time of arrival the owner, agent, consignee, or master thereof shall pay to the collector of customs of the customs district in which the port of arrival Is located the sum of...
Page 313 - ... existence or non-existence in such person of any venereal disease, and it shall be unlawful for the county clerk of any county to issue a license to marry to any person who fails to present and file with such county clerk a certificate setting forth that such person is free from acquired venereal diseases so nearly as can be determined by physical examination and by the application of the recognized clinical and laboratory tests of scientific search.
Page 292 - These steps are selected with reference to demonstrating the presence in the samples examined of aerobic lactose-fermenting organisms. 3. It is recommended, as a routine procedure, that, in addition to five 10 cc portions, one 1 cc portion, and one 0.1 cc portion of each sample examined be planted in a lactose peptone broth fermentation tube in order to demonstrate more fully the extent of pollution in grossly polluted samples. 4. It is recommended that in the above-designated tests the culture media...
Page 290 - Water shall be certified by the State or municipal health authority within whose jurisdiction it is obtained as incapable of conveying disease : Provided, That water in regard to the safety of which a reasonable doubt exists may be used if the same has been treated in such manner as to render it incapable of conveying disease, and the fact of such treatment is certified by the aforesaid health officer.

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