Medicine: Exercise Cure

Long, skinny necks and scrawny chests have long been noted as physical characteristics of epileptics. Many epileptics also have small hearts and underdeveloped blood vessels. But until Drs. Temple Sedgwick Fay and Michael Scott of Philadelphia's Temple University began to study these "grotesque deviations" no physician had ever thought of correlating epileptic convulsions with general physical development. Last week, at the Chicago meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, Drs. Fay and Scott reported a brilliant contribution to the baffling problem of epilepsy.

Several years ago, they had a hunch that the immature hearts and blood vessels of epileptics did not supply enough...

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