Letters: May 25, 1998

THE POTENCY PILL

"With the introduction of Viagra, modern medicine has gone beyond healing the sick. Now it's raising the dead!" DAVID L. EVANS Cambridge, Mass.

My husband and I have been married for almost nine years and for most of that time have dealt with impotence. For us, Viagra [MEDICINE, May 4] promises an opportunity to express our deeply felt passion and love for each other in a way that escapes us most of the time. For others, it seems to represent a chance to be better--"to build" on something they already have. Unfortunately, I have no expectation that our...

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