Medicine: Why Worry?

Among favorite points of attack for heart disease, the nation's No. 1 killer, are the two coronary arteries which supply blood to the heart muscle. Last week reassuring news about these arteries came from sources both civilian and military.

According to the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.'s monthly bulletin, "the rapid increase in the mortality from [diseases of the coronary arteries] represents almost entirely the changing diagnostic concepts of heart disease. . . . There is little cause for alarm over the situation in heart disease today."

The Army Institute of Pathology, having made case studies of 414 Army men between 18 and 39...

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