Medicine: Hypertense Legislators

There was a time when U.S. Congressmen suffered chiefly from high blood pressure, colds and constipation. They still have the colds, says the legislators' doctor, George Wehnes Calver. But Congress' high blood pressure now has a more stylish name: hypertension.

Says Dr. Calver: "[Congressmen] are exploited by everyone. . . ." The average member also answers some 250 letters a day and worries about his bank account.

All Dr. Calver can do is to nag his clients to eat hot lunches, watch their weight and have yearly checkups. The Navy recently made Dr. Calver a temporary rear admiral and his grateful patients have...

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