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Dietary studies at the government hospital for the insane,...

by H. A. Pratt

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Published in Wash .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsTX551 .P8
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Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL24159990M
LC Control Numberunk82000877

  The modern viewer is offered an exhibit on phrenology (the study of the brain's anatomy through the contours of the skull), and may listen to readings from patient letters and other sources. The Dietary Guidelines set a daily goal of no more than 2, milligrams (mg) of sodium, which is the amount in a teaspoon of table salt. Rimm and his fellow scientists recommended lowering the goal to 1, mg a day, although gradually, to give salt-crazed American palates time to adjust.

Interested in being part of our process as we develop the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA)? Start today at Coinciding with the beginning of National Nutrition Month®, we are excited to announce, along with our partners at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), a new step early in the. Dietary Supplements: A Historical Examination of its Regulation Gerald Wang Class of Submitted: April, Written in satisfaction of both the course requirement and third year written re-quirement Abstract The subject of this paper is the regulation of dietary supplements, with the passage of the Dietary Supplement.

Dr. Benjamin Rush, the "father of American psychiatry," was the first to believe that mental illness is a disease of the mind and not a "possession of demons." His classic work, Observations and Inquiries upon the Diseases of the Mind, published in , was the first . Dixmont State Hospital (originally the Department of the Insane in the Western Pennsylvania Hospital of Pittsburgh) was a hospital located northwest of Pittsburgh, in , Dixmont was once a state-of-the-art institution known for its highly self-sufficient and park-like campus, but a decline in funding for state hospitals and changing philosophies in psychiatric care caused Architectural style: Kirkbride Plan (mental asylum).


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