Medicine: Wise & Healthy

It takes a wide & patient survey, such as the American Student Health Association reported last week, to upset a general misconception—namely that smart college students are not as healthy as their husky confreres. They are, and more so, in the life run.

The Health Association, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (Dean Frank W. Nicolson of Wesleyan University, secretary) and the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. (Louis I. Dublin, statistician) collated the vital history of 40,000 graduates of eight colleges from 1870 to 1905, of 5,000 athletes of ten...

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