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Means of preserving health, and preventing diseases: founded principally on an attention to air and climate, drink, food, sleep, exercise, clothing, passions of the mind, and retentions and excretions : with an appendix, containing observations on bathing, cleanliness, ventilation, and medical electricity : and on the abuse of medicine ... : designed not merely for physicians, but for the information of others : to which is annexed, a glossary of the technical terms contained in the work