Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: episodic hypertension

  • The search for Eisenhower’s adrenal tumor

    Kevin R. LoughlinBoston, Massachusetts, United States For most Americans, the knowledge of Dwight Eisenhower’s health history is limited to the fact that he had a serious heart attack while president. However, a seemingly casual comment by a non-physician political scientist, Robert E. Gilbert, in his book The Mortal Presidency: Illness and Anguish in the White…