Letters: Jan. 27, 1961

The Heart of the Matter

Sir:

I was delighted with the write-up of Ancel Keys and his work. He has been a very important pioneer in what we call cardiovascular epidemiological research, really the spark that has helped to set innumerable people working on this important subject.

PAUL DUDLEY WHITE, M.D.

Boston

Sir:

How could TIME, in reporting the recent American Heart Association statement, and in the cover story on Physiologist Ancel Keys, have neglected to note for readers the Dec. 20 release from the Nutrition Foundation? Keys's theories, as TIME notes, are not proved...

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