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'Orajel' creator David Morris Kern dies at 103

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PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — The creator of Orajel, a medicine aimed at fighting toothaches that was later also used for mouth sores, has died, family members said Sunday. David Morris Kern was 103. Allan Kern, his son, said his father died Friday at a group home in Paradise Valley, Ariz. Born in 1909 in Manhattan and raised in Brooklyn, Kern graduated from the Brooklyn College of Pharmacy and...

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