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Le timbre 2002 proclame "Sans tabac c'est vraiment toi". L'idée est à nouveau de dénoncer les manœuvres des cigarettiers qui incitent les jeunes à fumer.

Le timbre 2002 proclame "Sans tabac c'est vraiment toi". L'idée est à nouveau de dénoncer les manœuvres des cigarettiers qui incitent les jeunes à fumer.

Endangers You: Discover the Unknown Spreaders!  National Tuberculosis Association, United States, ca. 1940.

National Tuberculosis Association, United States, ca. The dangers of contagious tuberculosis carried by the dense mass of people behind them.

Sweden 1kr90ö "80th birthday Astrid Lindgren" 1987.  "Barnen i Bullerbyn", art by Ingrid Vang Nyman. Zlatko Jakuš sc.

Sweden 1kr90ö "80th birthday Astrid Lindgren" 1987. "Barnen i Bullerbyn", art by Ingrid Vang Nyman. Zlatko Jakuš sc.

Queens Nursing Institute | One of a set of 8 postcards celebrating 150 years of District Nursing.  District nurse on a rehabilitation visit to  a paralyzed patient in 1949

Queens Nursing Institute | One of a set of 8 postcards celebrating 150 years of District Nursing. District nurse on a rehabilitation visit to a paralyzed patient in 1949

Quarantine

In this engraving from about a syphilis sufferer gets fumigated in a special oven. The caption on the oven translates as "For one pleasure a thousand pains.

French Postage Stamp Promoting Fresh Air and Sunshine to Fight Tuberculosis: sadly, fresh air and sunshine never proved as effective as antibiotics

French Christmas Seal stamp promoting fresh air and sunshine to fight Tuberculosis; sadly, fresh air and sunshine never proved as effective as antibiotics

Le timbre est accompagné de toute une iconographie exaltant les bienfaits de l'eau, de la propreté, de l'air pur, de la vie au grand air.

Le timbre est accompagné de toute une iconographie exaltant les bienfaits de l'eau, de la propreté, de l'air pur, de la vie au grand air.

Hidden Treasure: 10 Centuries of Visualizing the Body in Rare Archival Images | Brain Pickings

Hidden Treasure: Ten Centuries of Rare Archival Images Visualizing the Body

Chinese Anti-Tuberculosis Flyers - From the book Hidden Treasure: 10 Centuries of Visualizing the Body in Rare Archival Images

Fearing Polio in 1952.  My Aunt had polio and as a result she had withered legs all her life, but she could walk and became a nurse as a young woman.

Polio Summer

1952 - the biggest Polio epidemic thus far in the US -- 2 of my close friends contracted it that year

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