Age Year Comments"Peruvian bark" was an effective remedy for malaria. Made from the bark of the cinchona tree native to South America, it contained quinine.
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17 First attack.
30 1752 Developed after returning from campaign against Ft. Duquesne.
Recovery required considerable time.
39 1761 His last major attack -- 'dangerously ill.'
52 1784 Treated with 'Peruvian bark.'
66 1798 Responded poorly to the bark.
a pp.1, 4, 6 (year might have been 1786) b p.4 c pp.1-6Comment: Devotes one chapter to each President, through Clinton. Written for the layperson, well-referenced, with areas of speculation clearly identified, Dr. Zebra depends heavily on this book. Dr. Bumgarner survived the Bataan Death March and has written an unforgettable book casting a physician's eye on that experience.