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August 21, 1937

National Health Series

JAMA. 1937;109(8):613. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780340069032

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These titles constitute a reissue in 1937 of the well known series of small health booklets issued by the National Health Council in 1934. A few of the titles have been replaced with new ones, and those which have not been replaced have been brought down to date. The new edition, instead of being issued in limp fabrikoid, is in cloth of bright colors. These books represent authentic information in compact form at small cost, though the price is now 5 cents per volume more than the price of the first series. The most significant feature of this health series is its distribution. The books are sold from metal display racks, where their brightly colored bindings attract attention. They can be purchased not only in bookstores and department stores but in railroad stations, banks, office building lobbies and other places where large numbers of persons pass by. The series is

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