The Theater: Capsules

¶ Parents who cajole their children into taking aspirin by telling them it is candy are asking for trouble, warned the New York City department of health after the second New York child in six weeks had died from an overdose of aspirin. Reason: children may gulp down a bottle of aspirin (often flavored or colored) with disastrous results. The board's advice: 1) don't give aspirin—even the weaker "children's aspirin"—to children except on doctor's orders; 2) keep aspirin containers out of children's reach.

¶ Bone taken from young cows has "proved very satisfactory so far for grafting in humans," reported...

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