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pub' lik helth, all organized measures (public and private) to prevent disease, promote health, and prolong life among the population as a whole


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Samuel Jay CrumbineSamuel Jay Crumbine served on the Kansas State Board of Health from 1899 to 1923, during which time he led a number of well-known public health campaigns, including: "Ban the Public Drinking Cup," "Swat the Fly," and "Don't Spit on the Sidewalk."
Leprosy ControlLeprosy Control
Mosquito Control, 1957Mosquito Control, 1957
Mosquito Control, 1960Mosquito Control, 1960
Polio Immunization CampaignPolio Immunization Campaign Some 41 million children and adults under 40 years of age remained unvaccinated in December 1958, although a nationwide campaign had reduced that figure from the 66 million reported in December 1957.
Smallpox Control 1947Smallpox Control, 1947
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