Medicine: Apple a Day

One way to find out whether a stitch in time really saves nine would be to have a tailor experiment with garments in various stages of disrepair. One way to find out whether an apple a day really keeps the doctor away would be to try it on a number of people for a number of days. Last week it was reported from Memphis that Dr. Lathan Augustus Crandall Jr., head of the University of Tennessee's physiology department, was about to do just that.

Subjects for the experiment will be 200 orphans in institutions, aged five to twelve. They will be divided...

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