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Factory villages,

371 Farming-land in Massachusetts, its value,

186 Farmers, health of,

. 24, 183 causes of disease among,

196 prevailing diseases among,

: 200 their work,

202 work of wives and children of,

209 diet of, social condition and prosperity of, .

185 nativity of our, .

185 their sleeping-rooms, .

240 mental influences,

242 their drinking-water,

238 health of, affected by the immediate surroundings of their houses,

231 longevity of, of the families of,

193 their need of recreation,

245 are they intemperate ?

221 Farmers' wives overworked,

256 Farm-houses, some, and some mistaken ways of living in them,

249 their cold and hot rooms,

255 location of, ·

223, 250 suggestions for sanitary improvements of,

232 best rooms of, unoccupied,

258 Feather-beds,

254 Filter-dams at Lake Cochituate,

114 Filtering-gallery at Lowell, comparison of water in, with that of the river, .

139 at Lowell,

132 examination of water from, at Lowell (Table),

135 Filter-basin at Waltham, ·

143 Filtering-plan at Waltham, examination of (Table),

144 Filtration, intermittent,

129 Financial views of health,

341 Food, alulterations of,

475 Food and cookery,

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Food and drink of persons disposed to consumption,
Food, purposes of,

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Galvanized iron for conveyance of drinking-water,

for water-pipes,
Gas in sleeping-rooms,
General Report of Board (see, also, Note after Index),
Government should act decisively where life and health are in question,
Government, can it aid in improving human life?
Growth of cities,

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Half-time schools,
Health assurance companies,
Health boards, need of, in towns,

organization of,
Health regulations,
Health of the farmers of Massachusetts,
Health, financial views of,

moral aspects of, .
political economy of,

of towns,
Heating apparatus for persons disposed to consumption,
Hospitals,

Miss Nightingale on,
Dr. Simpson on,
Dr. Bristowe and Mr. Holmes on,
Dr. Evory Kennedy on,
Mr. Paget ou air of,
American and English,
experience of our civil war,
why difficult to reform them,
Capt. Galton on,
cottage,
many-storied,
how to build,
advantages of one-storied,
artificial ventilation of,
should be built on honest ground and on pervious soil,
arrangement of details of construction of,
Dr. Billings on,
need of more,
physicians not their builders,
change of opinion concerning,

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Labor and capital, relations of,
Law concerning noxious and offensive trades (see, also, Note after

Index),
Laws relating to fouling of water-supply,
Lawrence, dysentery in,
Lawrence water-works,
Legislation, vital,

sanitary, in Europe,
Life, increase of human,
Life, interests of, should have precedence in legislation,
Life-tables,
Longevity of farmers,
Lowell, removable causes of diseases in,

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Medford, typhoid fever in,
Medicine, preventive,
Mental influences among farmers,
Merrimack River,

as a source of water-supply,
present condition of, .
water, examination of (Table), .
oxidation,
deposition,
dilution,
chlorine in, .
amount of water flowing in,

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Metropolitan district, sewerage of the, .
Miller's River district (see, also, Note after Index),

establishments, complaints against (see, also, Note after

Index), Mineral substances in water, Mortality in childhood,

of city and country, . Mystic Lake, examination of water of (Table), Mystic water impurities, attempts to remove them by filtration,

the fouling of,

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Nativity of our farmers,
Neponset River,

examination of (Table),
Noxious and offensive trades, law concerning,
Nuisance districts,
Nutrition of domestic animals,

of persons disposed to consumption,

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Occupations affecting health,
Offal, house,
Organization of health boards,
Overwork of farmers' wives,
Oxygen in Cochituate water (Table),

Pegan Brook water (Table),
Lowell water (Table),
water of filter-basin at Waltham, .

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Pegan Brook,
Pittsfield, health of, .
Plan of Brighton Abattoir,
Plumbers' work influences public health,
Political economy of health,
Population, effective, at different periods,
Pork as an article of diet,
Pork-packing in the East and West,
Power of a nation,
Prevention and cure of disease,
Preventive medicine,
Privies,

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of schools,
and drains, neglected, .
in the country,

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Privies, how to manage them, .
Productions and valuation of Massachusetts,
Profession and trade of persons disposed to consumption,
Prosperity of our farmers,

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Recreation of farmers,

by persons disposed to consumption,
Regulations of the Butchers' Slaughtering and Melting Association,
Remedies proposed for Miller's River nuisances,
Report of Butchers' Slaughtering and Melting Association, .
Residence for persons of consumptive tendencies,
Rivers as sources of water-supply, ·

of Massachusetts, present condition of,

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Salem, removable causes of disease in,

538 Schultz, Jackson S., letter from,

170 School hygiene,

• 25, 393 Schools, kinds of injury from, :

400 School chairs,

402 hygiene, questions concerning, Schools, how can they be hygienically improved ?

428 School-houses, properly constructed,

442 Schools, physical exercises in, .

443 School buildings, better location of,

445 Schools, register of absences from,

446 long and short sessions of, .

410 work and worry in connection with,

412 School attendance, is it more injurious than other occupations ?. 416 Schools, half-time,

418 sanitary inspection of,

446 School, study in and out of,

407 vacations,

439 Schools, ventilation of,

434 School-privies,

438 Sciences, coöperation of collateral, with economy of health,

361 Sewage, existing state of the law concerning water-supply fouled by, 125 in water supply, .

105 dangers from,

106 special diseases propagated by, .

108 drinking-water should be absolutely free from,

107 Sewerage of Miller's River district, .

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177 Sexes, liability of the, to suffer from attendance on school, .

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