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Babies in Incubators were Once a Sideshow Attraction

Babies in Incubators were Once a Sideshow Attraction

Update: 2020-09-087
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Nowadays, incubators are a common sight in hospitals across the US -- but, once upon a time, this life-saving technology was treated like a sideshow attraction. Hundreds of thousands of people flocked to 'Infantoriums' to marvel at how incubators were able to keep babies born prematurely both healthy and safe. And, the publicity generated by these side shows may be, in part, the reason this technology is in hospitals today.

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Babies in Incubators were Once a Sideshow Attraction

Babies in Incubators were Once a Sideshow Attraction

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