Medicine: Capsules, Dec. 22, 1952

¶Most of the motorized menaces on U.S. highways do not lack driving skill, but suffer from emotional disturbances, said New York University's Dr. Herbert J. Stack. He recommended psychological treatment for offenders who run through red lights because they hate their jobs or their mothers.

¶The American Red Cross called for blood donations on an all-out, wartime scale, beginning at once, so that gamma globulin (TIME, Nov. 3) can be processed in readiness for next year's polio epidemics. The goal: 5,000,000 pints ¶Doctors of the Food & Drug Administration, spurred by last summer's...

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