Better Health For Rural America: Plans Of Actions For Rural Communities, October 1945 (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Better Health for Rural America: Plans of Actions for Rural Communities, October 1945 Recurring illness not properly attended by doc tors is bound' to result in a high occurrence of chronic physical defects. These defects, in turn, often lead to new attacks of sickness. Studies by the Farm Security Administration involving thousands of low-income farm people in seventeen States, showe...
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between 3 and 4 significant defects per, person. Fourteen percent of the men and women, for example, had varicose veins. One farm operator out of every 12 had a hernia. Nine teen percent had hemorrhoids, and 42 percent of the wives, in the white families alone, had internal tears due to childbirth. Many had defective vision not corrected by glasses or had badly infected tonsils. There were far too many underweight and malnourished children. Serious conditions of the teeth occurred in practically everyone. How these conditions must affect a farm'_ family's ability to produce is obvious.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.