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News To Know: Down With The Gown


For anyone who has spent time in a hospital, the hospital gown is a familiar sight. In fact, the same-old gown design has been in use, with very little alteration, since the 20's. The trouble is, it seems like no one actually like the thing. They're tough to close, awkward, and bland. Worse still, anyone who has worn one knows that the gowns don't leave much to the imagination. The good news is that people are trying to come up with new designs. So far it has proven difficult to create a new gown that would prove both more visually appealing and easier to wear but this hasn't stopped design efforts.

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