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Lungs, contents of. 78
Lake-shore Situations 159
Life, Average Duration of. 300
Mistaken Patients 171, 182, 190
Measures, Table of 290
Medical Science, Value of ... 298, 343
Merchants, Cases of, 16, 24, 156, 178.
207, 235, 240, 243
Mortality of Cities 335
Nitrate of Silver 237
New York City Mortality 336
Over Feeding ...." 68
Oxygen, Effects of Breathing 71
Over-tasking the Brain 329
Object of the Book,.. 142, 302, 303, 339
Parallels ... 65
Principles of Cure .63, 65, 220, 225
Phosphate of Lime 71
Prairie Situations 159
Patent Medicines 191, 302, 341
Relapses, how occasioned 310
Spirometry.... 47, 81, 83, 166, 195, 272
Smoking, Effects on Throat 18
Shortness of Breath 306
Sea Shore 158
Sea Voyages 159
Spitting Blood 94
Starvation, Suicide by 72
Sick Headache 24
Stay at Homo to Die 152
Some Caudies poisonous 342
Symptoms, Deceptive 177
"' Suspicious 218
"of Dyspepsia 321
Throat-Ail, what is it? 5
"how acquired 11
'1 History 48
"First Symptoms 255
"Neglected, results of.. 256
Tables of Measure , 290
Tobacco, Effects of 17
Tubercles, how formed 46
"Diseases of, Classified. 266
'< Not Necessarily Fatal 268
Tendencies of the Times 145
Treatment of Unseen Cases 265
Theological Students 243
Tonsils, Danger of Cutting 309
Unseen Cases Treated 265
Voice Organs Described 42
Women, Cases of, 26, 171, 173, 203,
"Few Healthy 325
Washington at Morristown 187
Death of 227
Whitfield's Oratory 252
Weakly Children 333
Young, City Education of. 298
Young Ladies Education 329
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