Medicine: Self-Physicker

Calvin Coolidge was that abomination of doctors—a self-physicker. For some days before his heart attack, said his Secretary Harry Ross last week, "he had been complaining of slight attacks of indigestion. He did not call his physician for these attacks, but treated himself with household remedies."

Coronary thrombosis, or clogging in one of the heart's own arteries.* in very many persons causes pains closely like the pains of acute indigestion. However, Calvin Coolidge could have had no suspicions of grave trouble. Only a short time before lis "indigestion" he, an insurance...

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