Medicine: Twin Traits

Twins are lucky to be alive, decided the University of California's Institute of Child Welfare last week after a year's study. The infant mortality among twins is greater than among babies born singly. The same study, carried out by Paul Wilson, research assistant, showed that older women have twins oftener than young mothers, that twins have twin children no more frequently than regularly born parents. Comforting to twins was the scotching of the old scorn that twins are not as smart as other people.

If twins doubted the California organization's favorable judgment of...

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