Medicine: Capsules, Aug. 1, 1955

¶Regardless of advertising claims, it is impossible so far to get all the caffeine out of coffee, reported the A.M.A.'s chemical laboratory. A cup of regular "decaffeinated" coffee still contains about one-third as much caffeine as the straight Java, but instant coffee can be decaffeinated to one-eighth of normal.

¶ With a weather eye on next year's March of Dimes, President Basil O'Connor of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis announced research grants totaling $1,652,741, said pointedly: "The fight against polio is not over," even though the development of Salk vaccine indicates "the...

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