Medicine: A Question of the Heart

Like many another hardheaded businessman, Abell H. Bernstein was hard driven by his own restless energy. The stocky president of Bernstein Bros. Pipe & Machinery Co. of Pueblo, Colo, thought nothing of working 18 or 20 hours a day, seemed never to tire. But then he began to suffer from dizzy spells and shortness of breath. Specialists told him that he had coronary artery disease, advised him to quit work and take things easy.

Abe Bernstein ignored the warning and kept on working, but without the old zip and zest. Last May he had a real heart attack—a shutdown in a branch...

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