Medicine: Mass Cardiograms

Through the city room of the Abilene (Texas) Reporter News last week marched a strange procession. In the lead was Dr. William Bluford Adamson, wearing brown alligator cowboy boots and carrying a case not much bigger than a portable typewriter. He was followed by his wife, two medical technicians and two nurses. In the newspaper's morgue, Cardiologist Adamson opened his box and unveiled an electrocardiograph.

Printer-Foreman Bill Meroney was part of a second procession: Reporter News workers having their hearts checked. Mrs. Adamson made sure that Meroney's questionnaire was completed ("Has anybody in your family ever had heart disease? Have you ever...

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