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Lawrence Journal World (Newspaper) - December 9, 1999, Lawrence, Kansas Lawrence journal world nation december 1999 5a nation briefs Pennsylvania town apologizes for old racism it to by 42 but Levittown made Daisy Myers feel in Myers and her became the first Black couple to buy a House in weeks of protests and death threats when local police failed to Stop the angry the governor ordered state police into the the Merses stood their ground and lived in Levittown until on tuesday Bristol township mayor Sam Fen who was born two years after the harassment of the Myers apologized to Myers to the cheers and applause of More than 300 this is the merriest Christmas i can Myers new York City teachers helped students cheat teachers and administrators helped new York City students cheat on standardized tests by giving them questions in Advance and even marking answer sheets for investigators fifty two school employees in the nations largest school system took part in crude cheating schemes designed to improve elementary and Middle schools performance on the investigator Edward Stancik in releasing the results of a called the cheating the largest Case of its kind anywhere Iri the it spanned from 1996 to this year at 32 the fallout of inflated he is that Chil dont get the they parents dont know How Well or poorly their students Are from in wire reports medical matters elderly face High health costs Washington a despite the help medicare coverage older americans will on More than in out of pocket expenses for health care this an advocacy group said although medicare provides critically important health insurance for older its coverage is not said David Lead author of a new report from the nations largest organization of older americans age 65 and older Are eligible for the nations health insurance program for the elderly and it provides wide ranging coverage and aver Ages payments in benefits of More than per year per 9 castration aids prostrate recovery by the associated press men with spreading prostate cancer Are five times More Likely to survive if they undergo Castra Tion either chemically or surgically immediately after the prostate is a study that is a desperate but spreading prostate cancer is a and some men become impotent anyway from prostate removal the study is the first to show that hormone blocking treat ments sometimes called Chemi Cal castration can save the lives of men with spreading prostate which kills men a year in the United such treatments should Start at once if cancer cells Are found in Lymph nodes after prostate Edward Messing of the University of Rochester med ical Center wrote in today new England journal of hormone treatment deprives the tumor of which it needs to hormone lock ing Medicine is often used to reduce the pain of spreading Dis but doctors generally thought it was unlikely to improve this medicare participants still will spend an average of out of pocket for health Harp that about 19 percent of average income among the prescription which Are not covered by will account for the biggest chunk of the about 17 percent or Harp released the report at a news conference in Des the which supports adding drug coverage to is peddling the Issue in Iowa because it attracts Early campaigning by presidential Candi dates who face the country third oldest population the out pocket costs a medicare beneficiary must pay include a medicare As Well As deductibles and medicare does not cover Many expensive services and products in addition to prescription including routine eyeglasses and most dental Many beneficiaries Purchase private supplemental insurance known As to cover some of the but those too can be medicare beneficiaries who enrolled in which often offer extra benefits at no charge but have other will have the lowest out pocket health care costs this aver aging Harp autism wonder drug fails scientific tests by the associated press an enzyme hailed by parents of some autistic children As a Possi ble Miracle cure worked no better than a Placebo in its first two Rig Orous but just being part of a study helped some of the children there seems to be a significant Placebo but no difference Between secretin and said Adrian Lead author of a study published in today new England journal of the findings strongly suggest that secretin should not be recommended to treat autism until the results of our other ongoing studies Are said Duane director of the National Institute of child health and human which sponsored that thousands of parents have hunted for doctors willing to give their autistic children Intra venous doses of secretin a digestive enzyme that costs per a new Hampshire woman said in 1997 that one dose Given during a diagnostic test had brought her son out of autistic there were reports of a Black Market and exorbitant that prompted a series of stud ies to test secretin against a place since it has Long been known that simply being treated can help Many whether or not the treatment has any med ical Only two of the stud ies Are one involving 60 Chil is detailed in the new eng land journal of a study of 20 children was described by Edwin Cook of the univer sity of Chicago in an article published on the med scape internet site in neither found any Benefit from the larger found that both children who got the enzyme and those who got a Placebo improved markedly and by about the same autism is marked by profound social withdrawal and sometimes aggressive or repetitive of the Olson Huff Center for child development in found that Chil Dren in both groups interacted More with other talked More and had slightly less trouble Only munchers Canna Leatree Christmas tree Wreath Coffeecake a great gift idea for your friends and family at Only available in cinnamon Strawberry and dont be fooled by imitations Call munchers bakery Hillcrest shopping Center across from Royal Crest bowl special order by phone or come in 7494324 and give 4 child j Trade in a and get 40 off the regular 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