Health, Disease, Narcotics, Gender
Discusses an extract from a report describing the diseases suffered by boys as a result of smoking, including disorders of circulation and digestion, disturbed sleep, and ulceration. Argues that 'Boys mostly take to smoking [...] because they think it manly' and advises knocking pipes out of their mouths.
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