Medicine: Capsules, may 3, 1954

¶Psychiatrist William C. Menninger gave this prescription for a graceful old age: begin preparing for it in childhood. The ability to adjust happily to other people is established in youngsters, often for the rest of their lives.

¶Mrs. Joseph L. McAndrew, 38, a slender housewife from Watch Hill, R.I., had her eleventh successful Caesarean operation (a world record, A.M.A. archives indicated) in 14 years of marriage. Ten children are living; one was killed in an auto accident.

¶Voluntary health-insurance plans face bankruptcy or drastic cutbacks unless current abuses are stopped, said incoming President John R. Thompson Jr. of the Tennessee State Medical...

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