Medicine: Sailor, Cream Yourself

A new protection against flash burns, often suffered by soldiers & sailors caught by the heat waves caused by explosions, was announced this week by the Navy Medical Research Institute at Bethesda, Md. The Institute researchers tried 70 creams before they developed one that filled the bill. The new cream is grey (which helps camouflage), lasts six to eight hours, will not rub off except with soap, does not interfere with finger action, protects against a heat flash of over 1,800° F. The formula is secret.

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