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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 1, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 2A The Cedar Kapids CJaitetSf: Tut'S., Jan. 1. 1914 for Better Health Link Between Smoking and Heart Disease Is Discovered WIN AT BRIDGE liy Dr. S.I.. Anticlinal) After seeing a recent column on the dangers of eigaret smok- ing, a reader wrote to ask, "What specific relationship is there between cigarels and heart Until recently physicians wore hard pressed to come up with the specific evidence our reader is asking for; we've known there was a relationship be- tween cigarels and heart dis- ease but it wasn't as easy to prove as the relationship be- tween eigarets and cancer, for example. However, a Boston physician has now discovered a direct link between cigaret smoking and arterial thrombosis, the process which leads to heart stroke and peripheral vascular disease. i Data Dr. Peter Levitie, a physician at the Tufts-New England Meni- i cal Center, has obtained data; showing that the smoking of only one standard brand filter-i tip cigaret has a striking effect: on the reactivity of the blood; platelets. Blood platelets are; one of the cellular components: the blood. They are small! cells, much smaller in size than! red blood cells. The blood plate- lets begin the blood clotting sys- tem. The arterial thrombi which Dr. S.L Andelman ing of the arteries" in smokers. There is much data which sug- gests that encrustation of layers of blood platelets along the walls of arteries may be impor- tant in trading to or eemrihm- ini; to arlerioclerosis. If smoking speeds tip the for-, matian of platelet plugs, and platelet plugs lead lo ar- teriosclerosis, it's easy to see the connection between smoking .-iiul hardening of the arteries. Dr. l.eviue's research points up just one more reason to stop smoking; better yet, never; start. i Or. Andelman welcomes let- ters outlining problems he may] discuss in future columns. Hej regrets, however, lie cannot per-] sonally answer mail. Write toj him in care of 'Hie Gazette. I clog coronary, cerebral other important arteries, and1 which lead to heart attack, are made up almost entirely of blood platelets'. The link to heart disease is this. Dr. l.evine found lhat with- in five minutes after smoking a: single standard brand filter- tipped cigaret. there was a marked increase in the plate-: let's ability to aggregate, orj ustice Post with arterial thrombosis. i In Canada to Jew In addition, Dr. Levine OTTAWA Justice that after smoking one Kora Laskin. first Canadian Jew the body's blood platelets be-jto be named to Canada's highest come more sensitive to the cn-j court, has been named chief zyme adenosinc diphosphatc.j justice of the supreme court of which is thought to play an im-j Canada. porlant physiological role in! Laskin, 61, succeeds Justice forming platelet plugs. j Gerald Fauteux, who is retiring. j Prime Minister Trudeau made Explain i announcement. Dr. Levine's data may alsoj Laskin, considered a liberal, explain the increased incidence j was named to the court in of arteriosclerosis or "harden-! March, 1970. By Oswald -lames Jai-oby 11174 will mark tin- 25th anni vwsary of (his Jacoby column. Of course, Jim only became co- author nine years ago. in he was still a high jichool stu- dent. Since contract is still less Ihaiij 50 years old. it is obvious thai j these last 25 years must have; ,seeii great change.1; in the game. '.Most of these are in bidding, but enough the opening ilead has also come in for itsj share of development. j No one likes to open a three-1 icard suit, but there are times when you have to. In auction bridge you would lead low from three to the ace, king or queen against no trump and from three to the king or queen against a "NOKTiiTuT suit contract. In the early days ;of contract it became apparent itliat you should lead low from three to the jack and by ;the end of the 30s a few hardy souls were even leading low 'from three to the 10. j Today's hand shows the ad- i vantage of doiiiri If V leads the 10 spades, South will .have two spade stoppers and iwill romp home with his con- tract after losing the diamond finesse. If West leads the deuce Kast will win the first trick with the ace and lead back low. South will have only one spade stopper and will wind up going down three tricks. A Q 10 9 G 4 WEST EAST 4AJ8753 V 10 9 7 6 3 A 4 81! J97 SOUTH K'.I4 YK85 4- .175 A 8 4 2 None vulnerable West Norlli South Pass IN'.T. ass Pass 3N.T. ass Pass Pass Opening The bidding IKIS limi: 1 West Nnrlli Kast South IT Pass You, Suulh, hold: What tin you do now? A Hid two ilianionils. Don't maki' (In' mistake of huliling iimiirillalrly. You have a luiml ami want lo loll your partner atinnt your distribution. TODAY'S (H'KSTIOX Yimr partner ri'bids Id hearts. do you do now? 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