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Preventable diseases

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CHAPTER I: THE BODY-REPUBLIC AND ITS DEFENSE
CHAPTER II: OUR LEGACY OF HEALTH: THE POWER OF HEREDITY IN THE PREVENTION OF DISEASE
CHAPTER III: THE PHYSIOGNOMY OF DISEASE: WHAT A DOCTOR CAN TELL FROM APPEARANCES
CHAPTER IV: COLDS AND HOW TO CATCH THEM
CHAPTER V: ADENOIDS, OR MOUTH-BREATHING: THEIR CAUSE AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES
CHAPTER VI: TUBERCULOSIS, A SCOTCHED SNAKE
CHAPTER VII: TUBERCULOSIS, A SCOTCHED SNAKE
CHAPTER VIII: THE GREAT SCOURGE
CHAPTER IX: THE NATURAL HISTORY OF TYPHOID FEVER
CHAPTER X: DIPHTHERIA
CHAPTER XI: THE HERODS OF OUR DAY: SCARLET FEVER, MEASLES, AND WHOOPING-COUGH
CHAPTER XII: APPENDICITIS, OR NATURE’S REMNANT SALE
CHAPTER XIII: MALARIA: THE PESTILENCE THAT WALKETH IN DARKNESS; THE GREATEST FOE OF THE PIONEER
CHAPTER XIV: RHEUMATISM: WHAT IT IS, AND PARTICULARLY WHAT IT ISN’T
CHAPTER XV: GERM-FOES THAT FOLLOW THE KNIFE, OR DEATH UNDER THE FINGER-NAIL
CHAPTER XVI: CANCER, OR TREASON IN THE BODY-STATE
CHAPTER XVII: HEADACHE: THE MOST USEFUL PAIN IN THE WORLD
CHAPTER XVIII: NERVES AND NERVOUSNESS
CHAPTER XIX: MENTAL INFLUENCE IN DISEASE, OR HOW THE MIND AFFECTS THE BODY

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