Medicine: Capsules, Mar. 9, 1953

¶ Satisfied that the airplane and its attendent medical problems are here to stay, the A.M.A officially reconized aviation medicine as a separate specialty. New A.M specialists must satisfy the American Board of Preventive Medicine (which also certifies public health specialists) that will do "regular and frequent" flying.

¶ For the wounded in Korea and for neighbors and kin, U.S. blood donors gave 4,186,000 pints in 1952—half as much again as in 1951, and the most since 1944—the American Red Cross announced. The 1953 goal, raised because of gamma globulin requirements for polio: 4,800,000 pints. Even so, there will be...

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