%
abortion, 176, 177–79, 345
abstinence, 192–93, 194
advertising: antituberculosis campaigns
and, 116; of corsets, 165–71; healers’
use of, 39, 44–45; hygienic education
and, 115–16; medicine and science
in, 33–34; of pharmaceutical products,
32–35; self- medication supported by,
35; testimonies used in, 33
aerotherapy, 44
alcohol: patients’ consumption of, 95, 111;
regulation of, 61, 200; as social issue,
196–97; as treatment, 197–98; tuber-
culosis linked to, 15, 148, 196–98, 201,
205
alternative medicine, 24–29; in ad-
vertisements, 32–38; healers’ use of,
39–44, 46; opposition to, 37, 38, 48
anarchists, 15; alcohol and, 200–201;
health care and, 28–29, 47; hygienist
programs and, 119, 142, 186–87; tuber-
culosis and, 186, 205; urban living and,
312–15, 340; workers and, 20
antibiotics, 22, 24, 48, 58, 82, 117, 227, 125
antituberculosis campaigns, 15, 130–31,
282; consumerism and, 116; daily life
influenced by, 135; hygiene and, 116; in
schools, 116, 147–49; spitting and, 154–
55; strategies of, 116–17, 132–33, 141
antituberculosis discourse, 145–46; limi-
tations of, 64; tubercular internment
and, 70
Aráoz Alfaro, Gregorio, 117, 119, 159, 188,
233, 237, 282, 283, 285
architecture, 16, 314, 316, 334–44
bacteriology: achievements of, 346; de-
velopment of, 97; domestic, 156–58,
160–61, 336–37; impact of, 2, 7, 97, 139,
143–44, 151–54, 156, 314, 336–37
barrios, 19, 259–65, 268, 271–72
Basques, 238–40
bcg vaccine, 59, 64, 98, 287, 345
biomedicine: advances in, 57, 97–98;
healers’ contributions to, 39–40,
43–44, 47; hygienic citizenship and,
50; ineffectiveness of, 14, 24–25, 39,
45, 100, 346; natural cures and, 43–44;
social medicine influenced by, 119;
uncertainties of, 2, 4, 24, 29, 45, 85,
98, 117
biotypology, 181–82
boardinghouses, 25, 69, 70, 77, 79–82
Buenos Aires, 17–21
cabarets, 263, 267, 269, 271–72
Catholics, 15; hygienist programs and,
119, 142; recreation programs and,
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