Medicine: Stout Hearts in China

"A Chinese with angina or thrombosis is almost unknown." So said Boston's Dr. Samuel Albert Levine, who knows as much as anyone about the heart and its ills. "Is it their diet, as I suppose? Then we should adopt it. Is it their racial heritage or their philosophical view of life, compared to our excitability?" Dr. Levine merely raised the questions, and did not stay for an answer.


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