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A

abortive fever, 57

Act for the Relief of Sick and Disabled Seaman (1798), 2

Adams, John, 1, 2

Adams, Samuel Hopkins, 107

Addiction Research Center, 133, 134

additives, 104, 113, 118

adopted children, 164

adulteration of food, drink, and drugs, 105, 108, 109

advertising, 34, 111, 112

advocacy, Native Americans, 148

Africa, 169

Afro-Americans, 28, 86

Agency of International Development (AID), 169

AIDS, 10, 44, 58, 97, 98

Aiken, Charles V., 25

air travel, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156

aircraft inspection, 19, 152, 155

Alaska, 136, 148

Alaska natives, 135, 148, 149

Albania, 158

alcohol abuse, 128, 129

ambulances, 7

American Eskimos, 149

American Legion, 93

American Medical Association, 106

Angel Island, CA 22, 23, 24

animal health, 57, 118

antitoxins, 51, 52

Apollo moon landings, 42

applied science, biomedical research, 58

Arctic region, 136

Armed Forces, 35, 67

Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 99

Army Medical Library, 99

Army Medical Museum, 99

Army Surgeon General's Office, 99

arthritis, 88

Asian immigrants, 22, 24

aspirin, 120

Atlanta, GA, 41, 168

atomic bombardment mass spectrometer, 90

atomic contamination of foods, drugs, cosmetics, 114

B

bacterial toxins, 57

bacteriology, 47, 54, 71, 76, 77, 78, 93, 109

Baden Pond, NC, 65

Baltimore, MD, 19, 109

Bayley Seton Hospital, 47

Bear (Coast Guard cutter), 136

Bengston, Ida A, 57, 77

Bethesda, MD, 46, 49, 50, 82, 99

bibliography, 100, 102

Billings, John Shaw, 100

biologic products, 46, 58, 117

biologics, 54, 55, 90, 91, 119

Biologics Control Act (1902), 52, 53

biology, 58

Bitteroot Valley, MT, 70

Blackbeard Island, GA, 13

Blackburn, Isaac W., 122, 123

Blackburn Laboratory of Pathology, 122, 123

blacks. see Afro-Americans.

blood tests, 97, 161

blood transfusions, 97

Blue, Rupert, 73, 74

Bolton, Frances, 137

Boston, MA, 3

Boston Marine Hospital, 4

brain:

mapping the brain, 133
PEEscan, 134
psychoactive drugs, 133

bubonic plague, 25, 73, 74, 75

Bureau of Chemistry, 109

Bureau of Health Care Delivery and Assistance, 140

Bureau of Radiological Health, 114

Bush, George, 98

C

Cadet Nurse Corps, 137

California, 74

Camp E. A. Perry, FL, 16

cancer, 115 see also sarcoma.

Carter, Henry R., 27, 64, 65

Carville, LA, 139

Carville Leprosarium, 139

Castle Island, MA, 3

cell differentiation, 126

Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, 90, 91, 117

Center for Devices and Radiological Health, 114, 115

Center for Environmental Health, 43

Center for Veterinary Medicine, 118

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 39, 41, 42, 43, 66, 93, 94, 168, 169

Chang Kan Tai, 166

chemical toxicants, 119

chemical wastes, 43

chemicals in food and cosmetics, 113

chemistry, 109

chest X-ray, 37, 158

Chicago, IL, 103

chicken pox, 156

children:

childhood disease, 36
Combatting Childhood Communicable Disease (project), 169, 170
international adoption, 164
mental illness, 127
psychometric tests, 126
quarantine, 156
trachoma, 26
see also infants.

chlorides, 116

cholera, 58, 78

chorionic villus biopsy, 86

chronic disease, 58

Cincinnati, OH, 78

Civil Works Administration, 30

clinical medicine:

alcoholism, 129
genetic blood diseases, 86
graduate female nurses, 145
immunization program, 147
mental illness, 124
neurology, 123

Close, Dr., 156

clothing disinfection, 27

Coast Guard, 136

Cobb, Julius O., 70

Collier's Weekly (magazine), 107

Color Additives Amendment (1960), 113

Combatting Childhood Communicable Disease (CCCD) (project), 169, 170

Commissioned Corps, 10, 135, 138

commissioned officers, 10, 11, 135, 138

communicable diseases, 21, 147

Comprehensive Radiation Health and Safety Act (1968), 115

computers:

CT scans, 92
dental research, 96
MEDLARS and MEDLINE, 102

construction funds, 141

consumer protection, 103 to 116, 120

contagious diseases, 12, 20

controversy:

AIDS, 44
environment vs. inherited factors, 129
patent medicine, 106, 107

coronary heart disease, 84

cosmetics, 112, 113

county health boards, 31

CT scans, 92

Cuba, 17, 81

cytology, 126

D

Da Nang, Vietnam, 143

Daufuskie Island, SC, 17

De Paolis, Ferdinando, 163

death rate:

African children, 169
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports, 94
heart disease, 84
neonatal tetanus, 170

Delaney, James, 113

dental clinics, 9

dental research, 96

diabetes, 87, 95

diagnosis, communicable diseases, 21

diet, 59, 62, 63, 114

diphtheria antitoxin, 51, 52

disease[s]:

alcoholism, 128, 129
childhood diseases, 36
chronic disease, 58
Combatting Childhood Communicable Disease, 169, 170
communicable disease, 21, 147
eye diseases, 95
genetic blood diseases, 86
Hansen's Disease, 139
heart disease, 84
hookworm, 31, 58
malaria, 27, 35, 80, 81, 142
mosquito-borne disease, 152
overseas outbreaks, 165
pneumonia, 33, 93
quarantinable disease, see quarantine
sanitary engineers, 138
smallpox, 32, 156, 168
syphilis, 34, 68, 161
trachoma, 20, 26, 76, 77, 162

disinfection, 13, 15, 17, 18, 23, 51

dispensaries, Public Health Service, 9

Division of Biologics Control, 55

Division of Foreign Quarantine, 165

Division of Mental Hygiene, 121

Division of Nurse Education, 137

Division of Pathology and Bacteriology, 54

Division of Venereal Diseases, 67

Doull, James A., 167

drugs:

adulteration, 108
atomic contamination, 114
cosmetics and drugs, 112
drug abuse, 121, 128 to 134
drug inspectors, 109
over-the-counter drugs, 120
patent medicine, 106, 107
pure food and drugs, 103
research, 101
safety of drugs, 105 to 107
veterinary drugs, 118

Dry Tortugas, FL, 12

duramater, 123

E

Earnshaw, John, 109, 110

earthquakes, 73

education:

Cadet Nurse Corps, 137
graduate nurses, 145
heart disease, 84
medical education, 150, 167
Thomas Parran, 66

El Paso, TX, 140

Ellis Island, NV, 20, 21

Emmart, Emily, 56

employment, drug addicts, 132

endothelial sarcoma, 123

engineers, sanitary, 138

entomology, 65, 71

environmental:

emergencies, 41
hazards, 43, 119

Environmental Protection Administration, 115

Epidemic Intelligence Service, 93

Epidemiology Program Office, 94

epidemics:

AIDS, 44, 98
bubonic plague, 73, 75
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 94
epidemic disease, 82
interstate problem, 10
MMWR, 94
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, 69, 71, 70, 72
trachoma, 26
yellow fever, 64

Ermenegildo, Franco, 160, 162, 163, 164

Eskimos. see American Eskimos.,

European examination stations, 162, 164

Evans, Alice C., 57

exploration, Arctic, 136

eye diseases, 95

F

fallout from atomic bomb tests, 114

"Fatoff" obesity cream, 111

Fauci, Anthony, 98

Federal Bureau of Prisons, 142

Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938, 103

fellowship training program, 167

fleas, 74

fluoroscopy, 85, 115

food:

additives, 104
adulteration, 108
hospitals, 135
preservatives, 104
pure food and drugs, 103, 104
radiation safety, 114
safety of food, 105, 108, 109, 110
unprocessed foods, 110

Food Additives Amendment (1958), 113

Food and Drug Act of 1906, 105, 108

Food and Drug Administration, 53, 103, 108, 114, 115, 116, 118, 119

Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938, 103, 112, 113

foreign quarantine inspectors, 151, 152

see also under quarantine.

Fort Worth, TX, 130

Franklin, LA, 64

Frost, Wade H., 79

fumigation, 15, 18

G

Gallo, Robert C., 97

garment making industry, 29

Geiger counters, 114

genetic blood diseases, 86

genetics, 58, 82, 83, 86, 129

George H. Lanier Memorial Hospital, 141

Gillis W. Lang Hansen's Disease Center, 139

Godding, W. W., 122

Goidherger, Joseph, 58, 59, 60

gonorrhea, 34

Good Housekeeping (magazine), 107

H

habit-forming narcotics, 130

hair tonic, 112

Hamilton, MT, 69, 70

Hansen's Disease, 139

Harrison Act of 1914, 106

Hawaii, 1

Hawthorne, NV, 163

health care delivery, 135

Alaska natives and Eskimos, 149
Bolton Act, 137
Cadet Nurse Corps, 137
Coast Guard, 136
Federal prisons, 142
Hansen's Disease, 139
hard-to-reach populations, 147
Hill-Burton Act, 141
merchant marine, 1, 2, 7, 165
migrant workers, 140
National Health Service Corps, 144
Native Americans, 148
nurses, 137
sanitary engineers, 138
Vietnam, 143
visiting nurses, 145, 146

health education:

childhood diseases, 36
food and drugs, 105
health fraud, 106, 107, 111, 112
trachoma, 76
venereal disease, 66 to 68

Health Resources and Services Administration, 135, 140

heart disease, 84

Herod, Gilbert P, 143

Hill-Burton Act (1946), 141

HIV, 97

homeless persons, 128

Hong Kong, 166

hookworm, 31, 58

Hospital Survey and Construction Act (1946), 141

hospitals:

Boston Marine Hospital, 4
building program, 135
drug abuse, 121,130, 131
Dry Tortugas, FL, 12
Franklin, LA, 64
Hansen's Disease, 139
Hill-Burton Act (1946), 141
mental hospitals, 122
merchant seamen, 1, 2, 3
New Orleans Public Health Service Hospital, 9
Rolla, MO, 77
San Francisco Public Health Service Hospital, 7
Stapleton, Staten Island, NY, 47
trachoma treatment centers, 76
Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center, 92
Washington Point, VA, 6

house-to-house canvass, 30

hydrocyanic acid gas, 15

hydrotherapy, 124

hygiene, personal, 76

Hygienic Laboratory, 32, 46, 47, 48, 49, 51, 52, 69, 70, 78 see also National Institutes of Health.

Hygienic Table, 104

I

immigrants to U.S., 157 to 166

adopted children, 164
Angel Island, CA, 23, 24
Asian immigrants, 22, 24
Ellis Island, 20, 21
health inspection, 20, 21, 158 to 162
inspection, 151
quarantine, 157, 161

immunization, 147, 169, 170

immunology, 91

Index Medicus (publication), 100, 102

Indian Health Service, 135, 148, 149

Indians. see Native Americans.,

infants:

Combatting Childhood Communicable Disease, 169, 170
Infant Formula Act of 1980, 116
visiting nurses, 146

infectious diseases:

bubonic plague, 25
Liberia, 167
quarantine stations, 10
research, 54
venereal diseases, 34, 68
yellow fever, 16, 17

influenza, 33

inland quarantine, 16

inoculation programs, 28, 52, 53, 168, 169, 170

insect-borne diseases, 30, 72

insecticides, 81

inspection officers, 153

inspection, aircraft, 19, 152, 155

Inspector's Manual (1908 publication), 110

inspectors, food and drug, 109

insulin pump, 87

international health, 150

foreign quarantine, 165
mosquito, to, borne diseases, 152
overseas examinations, 157 to 164
passenger health inspection, 151, 153, 154
tuberculosis, 159, 160

International Office of Public Health, 150

iron lung, 38

J

Jackson, KY, 76

John E. Fogarty International Center, 150

Johnston, Helen L., 140

The Jungle (Sinclair book), 103

K

Kennedy International Airport, 156

Kentucky, 76

kidney disease, 85, 87

Kinyoun, Joseph J., 46, 51, 73

Kinyoun, to, Francis sterilizer, 51

Klippel, John, 88

Koop, C. Everett, 44

L

labels:

consumer protection, 104, 113
cosmetics, 112
drugs, 105, 112
interstate commerce, 108
of food, 104
medical devices, 115
over, to, the-counter drugs, 111, 112, 120
patent medicine, 106

laboratories:

adulteration of milk, 109
diet laboratory, 63
drug addictions, 131
food adulteration, 108
Laboratory of Biologics Control, 55, 56
Laboratory of Hygiene, 47
Laboratory of Kidney and Electrolyte Metabolism, 85
Laboratory of Pathobiology, 72
mental hospitals, 122, 123
plagues, 75
spotted fever, 69
virology, 94
water-borne diseases, 78
see also Hygienic Laboratory, Rocky Mountain Laboratory.

Ladies Home Journal (magazine), 107

LaGuardia Alrport, NY, 151, 153, 154, 155

lakes, pollution, 79

Langdale, AL, 141

Langmuir, Alexander, 93

laser cell separation, 91

lead poisoning, 29

Leake, James P., 38

Legionella pneumophilis, 93

Legionnaires' disease, 10, 93

leprosy. see Hansen's Disease.

Lewis, Nolan, 125

Lexington, KY, 130, 131, 132, 133

Liberia, 167

libraries. see National Library of Medicine.

life expectancy, 36

limberneck, 57

Lincoln, Abraham, 108

Lind, John, 125

lipstick, 113

Lister Hill Center, 101

Los Angeles, CA, 37

loud-speakers, 147

Love Canal, Niagara Falls, NY, 43

Lumsden, Leslie L., 30, 31, 58, 79

lupus, 88

M

Maffezzoli, Sara, 158, 160

magazine journalism, 107

malaria, 27, 35, 80, 81, 142

marine hospitals, 4, 6, 11

Marine Hospital Service, 1, 9, 16, 17, 46, 47, 48

mass spectrometers, 90

McDade, Joseph E., 93

McMullen, John, 76

meat packing plants, 103

MEDLARS, 102

MEDLINE, 102

mental health, 121 to 129

mental retardation, 126

merchant marine, 1, 2, 6, 7, 165

Metheny, Adam, 126

Mexicans in U.S., 140

migrant workers, 140

Migrant Health Act of 1962, 140

milk, 57, 109

Mississippi lilver Valley, 64

Missouri, 77

Mme. Vale's Hair Tonic, 112

MMWR: see Morbidify and Mortality Weekly Report.

mobile examination centers (NHANES), 39

molecular biology, 126

Montauk Point, NY, 11

moon, exploration, 42

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), 94

morphine, 134

mortality. see death rate.

mosquito control, 27, 65, 80, 81, 152

mothers and children, 146

multiple pressure method of vaccination, 32

museums:

Army Medical Museum, 99
National Museum of American History, 52

Myslin, Osmany, 158

N

napalm burns, 143

Naples, Italy, 157, 158, 162, 163, 164

narcotic farms, 130

narcotics. see under drugs.,

narcotics law, 106

National Cancer Institute, 97

National Center for Health Statistics, 39

National Center for Toxilogical Research, 119

National Eye Institute, 95

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 39, 40

National Health Service Corps, 135, 144

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 83, 84, 85, 86

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 43

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), 88

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), 126

National Institute of Dental Research (NIDR), 96

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), 85, 87

National Institute of Mental Health, 121, 129

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 129

National Institute on Drug Abuse, 134

National Institutes of Health, 46, 47, 50, 53, 58, 60, 82, 98, 99

see also Hygienic Laboratory.

National Library of Medicine, 99, 100, 101, 102, 150

national maritime quarantine system, 14

Native Americans, 32, 135, 148

Naval Observatory, Washington, D.C. 49

neonatal tetanus mortality, 170

nervous diseases, 123

neurology, 122, 123, 131

New Orleans, LA, 9, 18, 25, 75

New York, NY, 14, 15, 20, 21, 151 to 156

niacin, 59

Niagara Falls, NY, 43

NIH. see National Institutes of Health.

Nirenberg, Marshall W., 83

Nobel prizes, 58, 83

nonprescription drugs, 111, 112, 120

Norfolk County, VA, 6

nurses:

Bolton Act (1943), 137
in-home education, 146
Native Americans, 148
rural areas, 145
yellow fever hospital, 64

nutrition:

infant formula, 116
NHANES, 39
pellagra, 59, 62, 63

O

obesity, 111

Office of International Health Relations, 167

over-the-counter drugs, 111, 112, 120

Ozark Mountain area, 77

P

Pan American Sanitary Bureau, 150

Panama Canal Zone, 81

Parker Act (1930), 138

Parker, Ralph R., 69

Parran, Thomas, 66, 137

pathology, 46, 54, 99, 122, 123, 129

pellagra, 58to, 63

penicillin, 34

penitentiaries. see prisons.

Perry, E. A., 16

Pesticide Amendment (1954), 113

PET scan. see positron emission tomography.

Petry, Lucile, 137

pharmacology:

drug tests, 89
patent medicine, 106

Philadelphia, PA, 93

Philippines, 35

physical examinations:

chest X-ray, 158, 160
immigrants, 157, 158, 162, 163

physicians:

National Health Service Corps, 144
Public Health Service, 135

plague. see bubonic plague.

pneumonia, 33, 93

Poindexter, Hildrus A., 167

Poison Squad, 104

poisonous substances, 103, 113

poliomyelitis, 38, 169, 170

pollution, 78, 79

ports of entry, 19, 22, 165

positron emission tomography (PET) scanning, 134

poverty, 62

prenatal tests, 86

preservatives, 104, 110

prisons:

prison volunteers, 142
drug addiction, 130

privies, 30, 31

psychiatry, 127

psychoactive drugs, 131, 133

psychometric tests, 126

psychotherapy, 132, 125

Public Health Reports (publication), 12

Public Health Service officers, 11

publicity, hard-to-reach populations, 147

Puerto Rico, 17

puppets in child psychiatry, 127

Q

quarantine, 11

adopted children, 164
Baltimore harbor, 19
Blackbeard Island, 13
disinfection service, 51
Dry Tortugas, NY, 12
foreign, 42, 157, 162, 165
fumigation of ships, 15
inland, 16
mosquito-borne diseases, 152
Naples office, 157, 162
New York City harbor, 14
passenger health inspection, 153
Philippines Public Health Rehabilitation Program, 35
San Francisco, 73
smallpox, 156
space programs, 42

quinine, 80

R

radiation hazards, 29, 41, 114, 115

radioactive materials, 49

radium, health hazards, 49

Raundell Act (1930), 46, 50

rat control, 25, 74, 75

receptor sites (nervous system), 131

reform movements:

food additives, 104
Food and Drug Act of 1906, 105
patent medicine, 106, 107
pure food and drugs, 103

refugees, 158

regulation:

biologic products, 56, 117
food and drugs, 105
food safety, 104
pure food and drugs, 103
vaccines and serums, 53

rehabilitation:

drug addicts, 132
malaria control, 35

relapsing fever, 72

research:

addiction, 133, 134
AIDS, 98
alcohol abuse, 128, 129
bacteriology, 47
biologics, 55, 90, 91
biomedical research, 46, 48, 49
brain research, 123
bubonic plague, 74
child psychiatry, 127
clinical medicine, 92
dental research, 96
diabetes, 87
drug abuse, 89, 131
eye diseases, 95
genetic code, 83
human development, 126
immunology, 91
infectious diseases, 54
insect-borne diseases, 72
international health, 150
libraries, 99, 101, 150
lupus, 88
mental health, 121
NHANES, 39, 40
pellagra, 59, 63
poliomyclitis, 38
radiation safety, 115
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, 69, 71, 70, 72
safety of biologics, 117
spirochetal relapsing fevers, 72
toxicology, 119
tumor cell biology, 97
viruses, 97
water-borne diseases, 78
water supply, 79
yellow fever, 65

Reserve Corps of the Public Health Service, 138

retail drugs, 106, 107, 111, 120

rivers, pollution, 79

Rocky Mountain Laboratory, 70, 71, 72

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, 69 to 72

Rolla, MO, 77

Roosevelt, Franklin D., 103

Rotundo, Francesco, 162

rural areas:

bubonic plague, 74
Hill-Burton Act, 141
migrant workers, 140
nurse visits, 145
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, 69 to 72
sanitary surveys, 30
trachoma, 76, 77
typhoid fever inoculations, 28

S

safety:

chemical toxicants, 119
Delaney amendment, 113
food, drugs, and cosmetics, 103
over-the-counter drugs, 120
radiation safety, 115
unprocessed foods, 110

Saint Elizabeth's Hospital, 121 to 125

Saint Mary's River, FL, 16

San Francisco, CA, 7, 22, 23, 24, 73, 74

sanitary engineers, 138

sanitation:

bubonic plague, 73
mosquito control, 27
privy-building, 30
surveys, 30, 31
typhoid fever inoculations, 28
unprocessed foods, 110
water, to, borne disease, 79
workplace sanitation, 29

Sapelo Sound, GA, 13

sarcoma, 123

Schereschewsky, Joseph, 29

Schmidt, Gail, 41

science, biomedical research, 58

Seagonville, TX, 142

seamen. see merchant marine.

Sebrell, William Henry, Jr, 60

serums, 53

"sheep run" (airports), 153

Shepard, Charles C., 93

ships:

fumigation, 15
quarantine boarding launch, 14
quarantine inspection, 19
quarantine station, 13

Shore, Milton, 127

sickle cell anemia, 86

silicosis, 29

Sinclair, Upton, 103

smallpox, 32, 156, 168

Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 52

"soothers" (patent medicine), 106

soy-based infant formula, 116

space exploration, 42

Spanish-American War (1898), 17

spectrometers, 90

Spencer, Roscoe R., 69

spirochetal relapsing fevers, 72

spotted fever. see Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.

squirrels, 74

Stapleton, NY, 47

Staten Island, NY, 46, 47

statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, 39

Stiles, Charles W., 30, 58

streams, pollution, 79

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 121

sulfanilamide, 103

Surgeon General (Public Health Service), 14

Surgeon General (title), 11

surgery:

heart disease, 84
trachoma, 76
Vietnam, 143

syphilis, 34, 68, 161

systemic lupus erythematosus, 88

T

Tarbett, Ralph E., 27

tax, tonnage, 7

tests:

infant formula, 116
malaria drugs, 142
psychometric tests, 126
syphilis, 161

tetanus antitoxin, 32, 170

therapy, mental illness, 124, 125

Three Mile Island nuclear reactor accident (1979), 41

ticks, 69 to 71

tonnage tax, 7

tooth decay, 96

toxic substance identification, 43

toxicology, 119

trachoma, 20, 26, 76, 77, 162

Trans World Airlines, 155

tsetse fly, 167

tuberculosis, 29, 159

tumor cell biology, 97

tuna, 114

TWA. see Trans World Airlines.

typhoid fever, 28, 31, 78, 79

U

undulant fever, 57

uniform (clothing), 11

U.S. Department of Agriculture, 104, 108

U.S. Public Health Service Hospital, 130 to 133

V

vaccination, 32, 69, 71, 82, 168

vaccines: 52, 53

AIDS, 98
hard-to-reach populations, 147
polio, 169
pure food and drugs, 117
smallpox, 168
spotted fever, 69, 70
tetanus, 170

venereal disease, 34, 66, 67, 68

veterinary medicine, 118

Vietnam, 143

viral disease, 26, 72

Virginia, 6

virology, 94, 97

visa, 159

visiting nurses, 145, 146

visual loss, 95

vitamin B complex, 59

vocational therapy, 132

von Ezdorf, Rudolph, 27

W

"Walter Wyman" (boarding launch), 14

Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center, 92

Washington, D.C., 46, 48, 49, 99, 109, 121, 124, 137

Washington Point, VA, 6

waste disposal, 30, 43, 78, 114, 138

watch dials, 115

water-borne disease, 78

water fluoridation, 96

water supplies, 30, 79, 138

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 4, 82

Welsh, Thomas, 3

West, (Mrs.) Bobby, 164

West, Elias, 164

Wetherill, Charles, 108

Wiley, Harvey W., 104, 108

Wilson, [Thomas] Woodrow, 26

women:

Hygienic Laboratory, 57
pregnancy, 169, 170
public health nurses, 145

Woodworth, John M., 12

workplace sanitation, 29

Works Project Administration, 30

World Health Organization, 66, 150

World War I (1914-1918), 27, 145

World War II (1939-1945), 34, 35, 67, 137

Wyman, Walter, 14

Wyngaarden, James B., 98

X

X-ray, 37, 115, 158, 159

Y

yellow fever, 16, 17, 64, 65, 72


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