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Page 141 - To give a stronger impulse and a more systematic direction to scientific inquiry, — to promote the intercourse of those who cultivate Science in different parts of the British Empire, with one another, and with foreign philosophers, — to obtain a more general attention to the objects of Science, and a removal of any disadvantages of a public kind which impede its progress.
Page 458 - Public health is the science and the art of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting physical health and efficiency through organized community efforts...
Page 475 - In North America the black bear was seen by Hearne swimming for hours with widely open mouth, thus catching, like a whale, insects in the water.
Page 143 - We may be justified in hoping, however, that by the gradual diffusion of Science, and its increasing recognition as a principal part of our national education, the public in general, no less than the Legislature and the State, will more and more recognize the claims of Science to their attention ; so that it may no longer require the begging-box, but speak to the State, like a favoured child to its parent, sure of his parental solicitude for its welfare ; that the State will recognize in Science...
Page 36 - Vice-Chairman of the Board of Scientific Directors of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, Chairman of the Commission ; Prof.
Page 318 - ... diagnose as many as possible of the cases of cancer which come to them. 9. Surgeons and radiologists must make constant progress In the refined methods of technic which are necessary for the diagnosis and proper treatment not only of ordinary cases but of the more obscure and difficult ones. 10. There is much that medical men can do in the prevention of cancer in the detection of early cases, in the referring of patients to institutions and physicians who can make the proper diagnosis and apply...
Page 350 - Dr. George A. Soper, managing director of the American Society for the Control of Cancer; Dr.
Page 241 - Institute will be operated under the direction of an administrative board, which will include Frankwood E. Williams, MD, Medical Director of the National Committee for Mental Hygiene; Porter R. Lee, Director, New York School of Social Work; Everett Kimball, Director, Smith College School for Social Work : William A. White, MD, Director, St! Elizabeth's Hospital, Washington; C. Floyd Haviland, MD, Chairman, New York State Hospital Commission; Mildred C. Scoville, Executive Assistant, the Commonwealth...
Page 476 - We carry with us the wonders we seek without us: there is all Africa and her prodigies in us; we are that bold and adventurous piece of Nature, which he that studies wisely learns in a compendium what others labour at in a divided piece and endless volume.