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W19-SCF-103 MEDICAL ILLNESSES OF THE U.S. PRESIDENTS
February 14 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until February 28, 2019
W19 SCF-103 MEDICAL ILLNESSES OF THE U.S. PRESIDENTS
Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
6 Sessions: Jan. 24-Feb. 28
OLLI EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH)
This course will cover the medical illnesses of every U.S. president and how their illnesses impacted our history. Particular emphasis will be placed on the case histories of FDR, Wilson, and Lincoln. We will also discuss medical illness trends among the presidents (i.e., those with cancer, heart disease, the average age of death, etc.), the 25th Amendment and presidential succession, and the physicians who indirectly influenced world events. Presidents and their medical illnesses are just the tips of the proverbial iceberg; there are also cover-ups and secret illnesses. Join us for the facts and some trivia.
Silver Member: $90; Gold Member: $81.