In 1967, researchers saw the light in jaundice treatment

Excerpt from the June 17, 1967, issue of Science News

baby light exposure

LET THERE BE LIGHT  Exposure to blue-green light helps babies get rid of jaundice-causing molecules that build up in their bodies. First discovered 50 years ago, light therapy is now a popular treatment in U.S. hospitals for the condition.

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