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Rickets & Scurvy

Rickets & Scurvy

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  • Vintage item from the 1920s
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Wile, Ira S. Dr. New York: Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, 1924. 7 1/2 x 5 in. 5 pages. Rickets is a disease of early childhood caused by lack of proper food and poor living conditions, especially lack of sunshine.The absence of these may prevent the bones from developing and result in a deformed body. Scurvy also comes from not eating the right kinds of food. A person may be fat or gaining weight or eating plenty of food - but if he lacks the proper variety of foods, scurvy may develop. Especially common among infants but can happen at any age. Tells signs of both and how to prevent. Inside pages detached from cover. Color illustrated wraps. Fine. Wraps.

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