Annual report of the State Department of Health of Maine. 1900/01

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Sprague & Son, 1902

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Page 112 - Organization lists of the agricultural colleges and experiment stations in the United States.
Page 23 - ... thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail for a period of not more than six months, or by both fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court.
Page 277 - This may be done by a chain or a rope under the neck. 5. The milkers. — The milker must be personally clean. He should neither have nor come in contact with any contagious disease while employed in handling the milk. In case of any illness, in the person or family of any employee in the dairy, such employee must absent himself from the dairy until a physician certifies that it is safe for him to return.
Page 47 - Every such local board of health shall guard against the introduction of contagious and infectious diseases by the exercise of proper and vigilant medical inspection and control of all persons and things arriving in the municipality from infected places, or which from any cause are liable to communicate contagion.
Page 297 - There were a few vesicles on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, but no large or irregular lesions anywhere on the body.
Page 290 - There were vesicles in the mouth and lesions on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, but there was no doubt as to the diagnosis.
Page 94 - If there be no board of health the same action may be taken by the postmaster upon the declaration of a regular county or city medical society, or, if there be none, upon the advice of a physician reputable in his profession. The mail so returned shall be held until the prohibition is removed, and shall, after being properly fumigated under the directions of the medical authorities, be dispatched to its destination.
Page 276 - ... Promptly remove from the herd any animal suspected of being in bad health, and reject her milk. Never add an animal to the herd until certain it is free from disease, especially tuberculosis.
Page 229 - ... is very liable, when in excess, to ferment in the alimentary canal, giving rise to irritant products that impede digestion. Infants fed upon condensed milk, though fat, are '•pale, lethargic and flabby ; although large, are far from strong ; have little power to resist diseases ; often cut their teeth late, and are very likely to drift into rickets.
Page 275 - The required conditions are as follows : 1. THE BARNYARD. — The barnyard should be free from manure and well drained, so that it may not harbor stagnant water. The manure which collects each day should not be piled close to the barn, but should be taken several hundred feet away. If these rules are observed not only will the barnyard be free from objectionable smell, which is always an injury to the milk, but the number of flies in summer will be considerably diminished.

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