Health and Medicine

Health and Medicine Improved in the Industrial revolution


Louis Pasteur invented pasteurization, which kills harmful microbes in milk. This process included heating the milk to a certain temperature for an allotted time, then rapidly cooling it.

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Garbage rotted in the streets and created bad water. sanitation meant that garbage would be taken off the streets and in turn, the water would become more sanitary. this created fewer people getting sick, and fewer deaths.

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Crowded Living Places

Tenements were crowded and up to 15 people would cram into the small rooms. These crowded rooms spread disease very quickly, which claimed many lives. These tenements were also not comfortable for the many people inside the rooms.
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