This newspaper article, entitled "Is Our Pace Too Fast?", focuses on the words of a New Haven physician. The doctor said at an address before the American Therapeutic Society that weakness of the heart and the circulatory system are common among certain classes of men and women to the high tension of modern life.
- According to the doctor mentioned in the article, why were some people unhealthy? Provide evidence from the text to support your answer.
- What does this article suggest about the costs of modern life? Use specific details to support your answer.
"Is Our Pace Too Fast?" White Oaks Eagle, pp. 6, 18 June 1903. Courtesy of Library of Congress