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The best antiseptic for purposes of persu nal hygiene

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Being efficiently antiseptic, non-poisonous and of agreeable odor and taste, Listerine has justly acquired much popularity as a mouth-wash, for daily use in the care and preservation of the teeth.

As an antiseptic wash or dressing for superficial wounds, cuts, bruises or abrasions, it may be appled in its full strength or diluted with one to three parts water; it also forms a useful application in simple disorders of the skin.

In all cases of fever, where the patient suffers so greatly from the parched condition of the mouth, nothing seems to afford so much relief as a mouth-wash made by adding a teaspoonful of Listerine to a glass of water, which may be used ad libitum.

As a gargle, spray or douche, Listerine solution, of suitable strength, is very valuable in sore throat and in catarrhal conditions of the mucous surfaces; indeed, the varied purposes for which Listerine may be successfully used stamps it as an invaluable article for the family medicine cabinet.

Special pamphlets on dental and general hygiene may be had upon request.
LAMBERT PHARMACAL COMPANY
LOCUST AND TWENTY-FIRST STREETS :: :: ST. LOUIS, MO.

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If mistaken for a "headache tablet", no tragedy can result.

CHINOSOL CO. PARMELE PHARMACAL CO.

54 SOUTH ST., N. Y.

Sample and Full Literature on Request.

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EDITORIALS.

SALUTATORY 1914. CICERO declared, before the birth of Indeed, the greatest and wisest statesmen Christianity, salus populi suprema lex; mod- have been, and are, realizing how Prevenern sanitation can, if given free scope, vouch

tive Medicine has for its objects to curtail safe the public health. In ways most nec

and, if possible, to obviate disease, to proessary to humankind is preventive medicine long life, and through improved conditions “making good.” Through twenty centuries

to make existence happier. Lecky ob

served: "The great work of sanitary reand up to Pasteur, a short generation ago,

form has been perhaps the noblest legisCicero's words were hardly more than a

lative acliievement of our age; and, if measrhetorical sentiment. Pasteur demonstrated

ured by the suffering it has diminished, has beyond peradventure that germs are the es

probably done more for the real happiness sential causes of the infectious diseases, and of mankind than all the many questions declared that it is within human power to that make and unmake ministries." banish all such from the face of the earth. And Dr. Eliot, of Harvard has written: Koch and his co-workers based upon Pas- “Preventive Medicine is capable in the futeur's findings the science of Preventive ture of doing away with poverty and misMedicine, to-day the most pervasively ery, of remedying industrial disputes and of beneficent agency within human experience. contributing to the cause of international Personal, domestic, school and communal peace. It is capable of removing those causes hygiene, as the terms are now understood, of human misery, poverty and sorrow are derived from that noble science.

which lead to internal rebellion and disorder Infants no longer die through dispensa- and, among nations, to war and strife. tions of Providence, but by milk demon- Nor is preventive medicine content to strably laden with disease germs. Only by deal only with material diseases; it rightly reason of crass obduracy are many infec- concerns itself with mental hygiene and the tions now endured. Preventive Medicine is assurance of a normal posterity--that is, adequately equipped to cope with housing, eugenics. sewage, filtration--all the problems affect- It should now be observed that henceing life conservation, that enter into well forth we don't expect to deal much with sex nigh every phase of our infinitely complex pathology; in point of fact we beg to set civilization. And since many infections, down here, with the endorsement “Them's such as tuberculosis and malaria, occasion our sentiments,” the following from the tremendous material losses, preventive New York Times: “In the campaign of medicine has become a vital factor in soci- filth, out of which no good can come, 'literology and economics.

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