The Medical Detectives - A Lean Cuisine Summary & Analysis

Berton Roueché
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A Lean Cuisine Summary and Analysis

Patient Richard Jacobson presented a condition which stymied two prominent physicians at the University of South Dakota school of Medicine. Specifically, he exhibited symptoms of hyperthyroidism, or the over-production of hormones by the thyroid. His blood levels showed an excess of the hormones, but his thyroid tests showed that the gland was performing normally. When Jacobson mentioned that four other people in his small town had the same illness, the Atlanta CDC was called in to assist with the investigation. Through interviews and medical histories of all afflicted individuals, the common factor was found to be that they all purchased a special lean ground beef from the L & M Clover Farm Store, which was purchased from a special beef supplier. Further investigation determined that the beef came from a part of the cow very close to its...

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