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January 30, 1915

The Body and Its Defenses.

JAMA. 1915;LXIV(5):461. doi:10.1001/jama.1915.02570310081041

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Abstract

Good Health. By Frances Gulick Jewett. Cloth. Price 40 cents. Pp. 174, with illustrations. The Gulick Hygiene Series. Boston: Ginn & Co., 1914.

These two volumes belong to the Gulick Hygiene series, previously reviewed in The Journal. The first is intended for the elementary grades and discusses methods of personal health, what to do for the eyes, ears, teeth, finger nails, hair, etc., how to keep clean, how to get pure air and how to avoid the ills that come through violation of the laws of good health. The intention of the writer has been to write "a little book for a little child." It is simply written and freely illustrated, being divided into short chapters, each followed by a few questions intended to emphasize important points. The second book is intended for older children and deals with applied physiology as well as hygiene. The two have been adopted for

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