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June 17, 1933

What to Tell the Public About Health: A Collection of Short Articles Aimed to Present in Simple Terms the Facts About the Prevention of Disease and the Promotion of Health.

JAMA. 1933;100(24):1960. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740240056038

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This is a collection of articles reprinted from the syndicated health bulletin which for the past five or six years has been furnished by the American Public health Association to health officers either unable to write their own bulletins or so firmly convinced of such inability that the effect is the same. It has the strength and the weaknesses of all syndicated material, namely, that it is accurate, dependable and probably better written than local productions would be, while on the other hand it lacks the definite local applicability and interest that attach to a strictly home product. One section deals with newer books about health education and still another contains the names and addresses and a brief statement of services offered by organizations that supply health education material. This list includes commercial organizations, which have been selected, with one or two exceptions, in an acceptable manner. The book is

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