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Citizen-Times (Newspaper) - August 13, 1964, Cedar Rapids, IowaCedar rapids Iowa citizen times August 13, 1964 to keep Well by or. Theodore. R. Van Dellen i Chaco so Tribune to the space questions pertaining to Preven Tion of disease will be an swered. Personal replies will be made when return stamped envelope is enclosed. Telephone inquiries not accepted or. Van Dellen will not make diagnoses or prescribe for individual diseases. Orn cobs Are in the news again. I understand tie current lung cancer Bigarel smoking scare has popularized pipe smoking and Ian fac t u or ers of the Corn cob variety Are enjoying rec Ord sales. A powder is made from c finely ground Corn cobs. Or Cleveland j. White a Chi Cago dermatologist has been using it for some time As a dusting pow Der in treating various skin disorders As Well As in excessive perspiration and ring worm. Powdered Maize Core not Corn is largely cellulose and is Fine grit free and clings to the surface. It protects the skin from Contact with the air and from the friction of clothing and absorbs moisture but does not cake. A woman s face powder is made the same cobs. It is a cosmetic the a t does not compete with the medicinal powder. It is said to soak up perspiration and grease so that makeup won t smear. It has been estimated that 77 billion babies have been born to the human race since pre historic Man came into being. According to Annabelle Des mond of the ence Bureau Popula 3 billion is Only 4 per cent of a those vrho Jive come into the world during the last years. Anthropologists disagree As to when Man first populated the Earth. As a result the total May be More or less than the figure Given. But there is Rea son to believe that by the be ginning of the Christian Era Between 200 and 300 million persons had been born. The birth rate tended to accelerate thereafter 500 million had been born by 1650 and 1 billion by 11150. Today s figure is 3 billion. Or. Van Dellen will answer questions on medical topics if stamped self addressed Enve Lope accompanies request tie depth of . First degree involves the surface of the skin whereas to Laird degree affects also Uin underlying tis sues including the Muscles. Rising pressure mrs. J. B. Writes does the blood pressure usually Rise with age reply slightly. But an increase Over the established limits is abnormal regardless of age. Morning cough j. K. Writes i have mild emphysema and cough Only in the morning on getting up. We Are going to install air conditioning in our Home. Will this help Hurt or make no differ ence in theft tease reply it Mai especially the air is filtered. Aging skin s. .1. Writes since i had my prostate removed a year ago my formerly smooth skin has acquired a shrivelled Check ered appearance like that of a Mummy. Is this a natural re sult of a prostatectomy reply no but you May have aged since the operation. Bitter taste r. K. Writes is a bitter taste in the Mouth a symptom of sinus disease Liel by but there Are More con nou causes including nervousness and gastrointestinal disorders. Irritation from chlorine a h. Writes is it dangerous to open the eyes under water in a chlorinated Pool reply no but it might cause temporary irritation. Painful Tongue m. A. Writes is there any Way to get Relief for neuritis of the Tongue reply yes. A consultation with a nerve specialist is suggested Ordinary pain Vita mins have not helped. Chub Biness is. Writes do overweight children always become fat adults reply not always but Many obese adults were Chubby youngsters. Enlarged ovaries h. B. Writes Why do the ovaries enlarge reply tutors and cysts Are the most frequent causes. Today s health laxatives May disturb digestion. John lawrences plan St. Lukes addition Nail splitting mrs. D. Writes i have Strong nails that have never troubled me. But in three another Nail has grown underneath. Would you know Why this happened reply horizontal splitting of nails is relatively rare. Usually Only one Nail is affected but now and then up to three Are split. Eczema around the nails May damage the matrix. But in the majority of instances tie cause is not apparent. Uninterested oldster c. S. Writes can anything be done for a 74-year-old Man who has lost interest in every thing reply yes. Begin with a Thoro search for the cause of this Man s depression. It sanm from a mild infection or a Small stroke. Other possibilities include loss of close friends financial insecurity or family problems. Ankle Lump c. U. S. Writes i have a hard Lump above my ankle the re sult of a Bruise. Is this calcified blood reply this is doubtful because blood usually absorbs. You May have fractured a Bone in the ankle or developed a cyst and Bone tumor. Burn degrees b. R. Writes what is the difference Between first and third degree hums St. Luke s Hospital announced this week the first step in its posed new building pro Gram. Thiss will be a driveway along the front of the building along a Avenue from a Point just West of 12th Street to its present a Avenue in trance. Permission has Laden obtained Orbr Nosthe City to Cut curb int Nee the entrances and exit of this drive Way and to relocate the sidewalk nearer the building. The new driveway will greatly facilitate in trance departure from the Hospital Mak ing it possible for Auto mobiles to Load and unload passengers immediately next to the lobby Entrance. In addition to increasing _ the convenience for arriving and departing patients this driveway is necessary because the new Structure will be built on the present lot West of the Hospital cutting off Entrance and exit from the present parking lot door. Until the new building is finished this new driveway will extend Only As far West As the present a Avenue in trance. When construct Ion of th-3 building is completed the driveway will be extended farther West to a Point just East of tenth Street. The driveway will be Twenty feet wide allowing enough space for one Lane of cars waiting to pick up passage Saswell As one Lane of moving traffic. For the time being there will be no covering Over this driveway but eventually there will be a shelter Over the sidewalk and driveway so that people May arrive and depart under cover. Plans and specifications have beep sent to contractors bids will opened and contracts let by september 1. And con1 Striction should of. Completed before oct. 31. 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