Medicine: Capsules, Mar. 10, 1952

¶ When some of the boys at school began tossing beans from a broken bean bag, Fourth" Grader Richard A. Christensen of Hartford, Conn, thought one of the beans lodged in his ear. He told his mother, but he felt no pain and she could find no bean. That was four months ago. Last week Richard was vindicated. Doctors, treating him for earache, removed a sure-enough navy bean with a half-inch green sprout.

¶ Members of the Pacific Coast Surgical Association, somewhat startled to find that not all hospitals insist on a "sponge count" after operations, appointed a committee to help Jack...

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