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The end of an epoch: France, 1958

Dr. Edmond examines a 96-year old man, France
WHO/Robert Doisneau

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A 96-year-old heart: This old man, comforted by his wife, while the doctor examines him, has a weak heart and also suffers from hallucinations at night and sleeplessness. The doctor's prescriptions: a sedative.

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