People, Mar. 9, 1959

In Washington to plug for a $50 million-a-year international medical-research bill (see MEDICINE), spry Boston Heart Specialist Dr. Paul Dudley White, 72, enchanted a Senate committee with a stethoscopic tour of Biblical history. "Heart disease," he said, "probably killed Adam." "I thought original sin killed Adam, Doctor," murmured Alabama's Lister Hill. White: "I believe that heart disease is our fault and not 'God's will.' " But what about Eve? asked West Virginia's Jennings Randolph. "Eve escaped," said White, warming to the topic. "Ladies have a great advantage with respect to coronary thrombosis....

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