Medicine: Capsules, Mar. 23, 1953

¶ First Lieut. Fae Margaret Adams, 34, a slight, soft-spoken brunette with a modest air, invaded a male stronghold: she became the first woman doctor to be commissioned in the Regular Army. An ex-WAC who got her M.D. under G.I. rights, she plans to specialize in obstetrics and gynecology.

¶ Surgeons at the University of Illinois' Neuropsychiatric Institute finished the job of enclosing Rodney Dee Brodie's brain with skin flaps, in his fifth operation since he was separated from his Siamese twin, Roger (TIME, Dec. 29). Rodney rallied well, is expected soon to begin crawling around like a normal baby, though it...

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