Medicine: Capsules, Jun. 1, 1953

¶Two hundred years after Scottish Physician James Lind published A Treatise of the Scurvy, proving that citrus juices would protect sailors, world-famed nutritionists gathered in Edinburgh at the unveiling of a plaque in his memory. Lind died 137 years before the secret of his triumph was found in vitamin C. The thrifty Scots never did much to honor him: his plaque was by courtesy of Sunkist.

¶Margaret and Mary Gibb, 41-year-old twins joined at the base of the spine, both had to be anesthetized at Boston's New England Deaconess Hospital for famed Surgeon Frank Lahey to remove a fibrous tumor...

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