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It’s been hard for Dallas talk show host Kevin McCarthy to accept that he suffers from vertigo, but finding a cure he can live with has been nearly impossible.

FOR MORE THAN TWENTY YEARS, Dallas radio personality Kevin McCarthy has made a respectable living simply by being in a good mood—and by rubbing it off on the rest of us. The 46-year-old KLIF-AM morning talk show host is perpetually sunny, the sort of person who’s difficult even to imagine sick. So when he came down with a debilitating illness in early l994, friends like me were not only sympathetic but also a little shocked,

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