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February 20, 1937

Health Facts for College Students: A Text-Book of Individual and Community Health

JAMA. 1937;108(8):670. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780080064035

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This contains certain revisions and additions which represent distinctive improvements over the first edition, valuable though that was. The author has had extensive experience in the teaching of hygiene to women students of the University of Illinois and through this book is offering to students and other teachers of hygiene the advantage of her rich and successful experience in this work. She uses a style that makes for relatively easy reading and tends to hold the interest surprisingly well in a book which in general make up conforms to the traditional textbook. The subject of individual and community health is comprehensively — possibly too comprehensively — covered for a small book. The important points are presented without a confusing mass of detail; the hosts of "dos" and "don'ts" of hygiene which college students so strongly resent have been largely omitted. The information presented is scientifically sound. For the purpose for

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