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September 7, 1907

Gaining Health in the West (Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona). Being Impressions of a Layman, Based on Seven Years' Personal Experience with "Climate."

JAMA. 1907;XLIX(10):872. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02530100060027

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A very sensible little book of practical suggestions for those who go west because of tuberculosis. A layman wrote this book after realizing the need for it in his own quest for health. What to do and what not to do is simply stated, including such points as companions, exercise, employment, camping, the right mental attitude, marital obligations, social life and travel. The author acknowledges the aid of some medical friends in his work.

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