Medicine: Walking It Off

One night last week Howard Edwards could not sleep well. A salesman in Newark, N. J., he felt the need of a good night's rest, so he swallowed some veronal. As he was dozing off Howard Edwards' mother looked at the bottle, saw he had taken three times the normal dose. She called a hospital.

Howard Edwards was jolted to the hospital in an ambulance. There attendants kept him awake while Dr. Earl Hubert Snavely examined him. Dr. Snavely whispered some words to the attendants and they led...

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