Hygeia and Hymen
Human Development, Health, Disease, Nutrition, Narcotics, Mental Illness
Discusses the claim made by James Stark, the Scottish Registrar-General, that 'bachelorhood is more destructive to life' than other unwholesome occupations or styles of life. Suggests that some bachelors will consider Stark to be 'stark mad', but explains that it may be based on the fact that married men indulge less in food and drink.
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