TOO MUCH DIAGNOSIS

 SOME CRITICISMS OF HOSPITALS. By A HOSPITAL SECRETARY.   WANDERING through a hospital on a visitors day, you will undoubtedly be vastly impressed with its bright airiness and complete sense of neatness and order. The latest scientific cure that the papers has just been praising comes to mind, and you rejoice that modern medicine has … Read more

A BRILLIANT CURE OF FACIAL NEURALGIA

Ellis Barker J   FACIAL neuralgia is one of the most difficult diseases to handle. Orthodox medical treatment consists mainly in various applications and injections which are merely given to deaden the pain, not to cure the disease. In addition tonics and various medicines are prescribed which usually prove quite useless. When all has failed, … Read more

Dictionary of Domestic Medicine

Clarke J H   “ANGER, EFFECTS OF. Anger may bring about serious bodily disorders. Women who are nursing children should never give the breast soon after a fit of passion. Quiet and seclusion are the best remedies for the fit. Medicines. (Every hour until relief is obtained; then less often). Aconite 3. When fever is … Read more

THE HOME MEDICINE CHEST

By DR. and MRS. WHEELER F J. (First Installment).   THERE was once a time when almost every lay follower of homoeopathy kept a small chest of medicines in the house. The remedies contained therein were invaluable in emergencies, both medical and surgical. The existence of these little chests implied that the owners of them … Read more

IMMUNITY FROM DENTAL DECAY

By DR. A. H. MACDONALD.   The Times of April 25th contained a letter to the editor written by Dr. A. H. MacDonald, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Barnardos Homes, in which we read under the heading “Raw Milk for Children”:. “Mr. Sprawson, the dental surgeon in charge of the teeth at the two largest depots … Read more