“Angel of the Battlefield” revered by all soldiers Florence Nightingale’s life was one long sacrifice for the cause of suffering humanity The first Army nurse
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How you can lose weight – and eat what you want! “It happened to me,” says Zsa Zsa Gabor No Drugs… No Diet… Results Guaranteed!
This excerpt from a 1922 article, “Care of the Baby at Birth,” was written by by Dr Ralph Lobenstine and addresses the care of the
The perfect American woman Measuring 50,000 of her sex to determine a standard The perfect American girl — how big around; how much does she
A dedicated and growing band of people — most of them young — has taken to cooking and serving no-nonsense natural foods.
Now, how does a woman faint? I declare I don’t know. I have seen the interesting phenomenon a few times, but the trouble is there’s so much excitement that a man forgets to take observations.
A scientist announced Saturday that he had positively identified the chemical makeup of genes, the tiny cells that govern heredity, despite Russian claims that the gene is a “figment of the imagination.”
Nothing is free; everything costs! Sermon by Billie Burke I’m going to preach a sermon from a text that most of us are always forgetting.
Natural childbirth is winning new adherents By Marylin Bender Natural childbirth has moved from the status of controversial cult to ecumenical movement. During the last
When boredom and emotional fatigue bring on “Housewife Headache” Making beds, getting meals, acting as family chauffeur — having to do the same dull, tiresome
In some ways new parenthood looks just like it did in the 1940s… and in other ways, it’s pretty different. Here’s a little peek.
Head pounding like a steam engine! Then doctors gave me this faster relief! “The fog’s so thick, I can hear the sirens whistle!” Why
The secret past of drug addicts (1974) By Robert Kirsch — The Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, California) November 8th, 1974 “Every generation assumes that
Lupus Erythematosus It may be hard to pronounce, but it’s even harder to live with. It’s Lou-pus Era-theme-ah-toe-sus, Lupus for short. Or simply LE. No
Twins born to French mother astound all scientists From the Washington Times (Washington, DC) January 20, 1914 The most astonishing case before the medical world
The article below offers a perspective on childbirth from the year 1915, when there were far fewer pain relief options than there are today —
Marathon craze just a revival, say old-timers like Lantry Long distance and go-as-you-please races were all the rage in the early eighties Ex-Fire Commissioner won