Physiology: Mens Sana In Corpore Sano

Not poppy nor mandragora,

Nor all the drowsy syrups of the world,

Shall ever medicine thee to that sweet sleep . . .


The man who now carries to bed with him the world's heaviest burden of responsibilities, Lyndon Baines Johnson, needs no drowsy syrups to help him get to sleep—and he often gets only five hours a night. Adman David Ogilvy takes a nightly dose of "a little yellow sleeping pill" which, his doctor assures him, is not habit-forming, and he falls asleep easily on his right side. Actress Julie Harris finds...

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