Medicine: Capsules, Mar. 12, 1956

¶ Dubbed "Baltimore's Water Babies" because they were born with a rare kidney disease that required them to drink up to 14 quarts of water a day, Robert Werner, 12, and brother Jacob, 10, got good news last week at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md.: though they will have to go on drinking abnormal amounts, they have a normal life expectancy (another 59 years or more).

¶ To prove their theory that tooth decay comes more from a soft diet than from starches or sugars (TIME, Aug. 6, 1951), Physician Hans H. Neumann and Dentist Nicholas...

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