Most Common Presidential Maladies

George Washington Dying of Pneumonia
  1. Pneumonia — Pneumonia is a swelling of the lungs caused by bacteria or virus. To prevent from getting it, don’t smoke and wash your hands a lot. There have been 10 presidents known to have pneumonia. Only four of them died of it: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, William Henry Harrison, and Benjamin Harrison.
Franklin Pierce as a Soldier
John Quincy Adams Having a Stroke (he looks young here, but he is actually 80)
Teddy Roosevelt in the Amazon, where he Caught Malaria
Harding’s Last Words: “That’s good. Go on, read some more.”
Coolidge Dies of Heart Problems
Germ of Dysentery
Grant Writing his Memoirs while he Dies of Throat Cancer
Taft — This might be after he lost weight because to me he doesn’t look like he has a BMI over 40. In fact, he doesn’t even look obese.

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