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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 2, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta I _ THI HfltAlB ITHE DOCTOR SAYS Skiu Rash Clears Up Without Any Treatment WAYNr Q. BRAMWTADT. MJX ffrtttra Nr NewifSfer EtVrfcto Aisa. Q I have pilyriads A This would be an ua What causes it 2 Is it catch- usual but to make Inz' What is the best treat- sure, your mart? Can I get it more than a patch lest of all three cow? q I aare Mealere'i A This somewhat uosigbt- Uase and am taking Varidase Iv skin rash is now believed Und Kaon. They do not seem to to be caused by a rather me. What are they aro- nevolent virus it usually I posed to do? clears up without any treat- A Varidase is given to ment in sis to 10 weeks. Since dissolve clots and reduce water no widespread epidemic has logging. Kaon v given to pre- ever been reported, it cannot be wot a potassium deficiency, es- aaid to be very contagious. Tojpecially in persons who are ta- reBeve Ibe troublesome itching king water pills. These arm the best treatment is a small have helped many, but not afl, dose cf of Meniere's disease, obtained by sunbathing or a sunlamp. Cala- mine lotion with phenol or be- thamethasone (Valisone) cream are also helpful. The lat- ter requires a prescription. Re- currences are very rare less than one per cent of all cases. Q _ My doctor says that women over 40 should take fe- male hormones but after taking Premarin daily (except every fourth week) 1 began to gain i I Your Horoscope JEANE DtXON FRIDAY, APRIL 1 UftUay May: The early part of the year ahead brings much confused and in- accurate information about your opperhuities. Some peo- ple expect more toe is real- istic, partly out ef misunder- standing natural limits. The of the year finds you quite with increas- ing responsibility and equiv- alent authority. ARIES (March U April Everything works out better if YOU will simply do what you have'planned instead of talking about it. Avoid undue notice. Patients Admitted As Convenience EDMONTON (CP) Health back tonormal he is trying to get mental hospi- there a hoSe tal superintendents to become there a normone utin rather than have than in psy- chiatric wmgE of general hospi- UK weight. Isu....... that will not make me gain A If you doa't Increase vour caloric intake and crease your about admitting to Hugh Horner {PC-Lac Ste. Mr. Hend- erson said many patients were patients. Replying it' can be assumed that the gain in weight is due to waterlog- ging ard not fat. Reducing the dosage of the hormone, cutting down your flind intake'or ta- king a 'diuretic should solve your problem. Q Is Fremarln of value to keeping the cholesterol level down? A No. q Will taking Premarta prolong the menopause? A Hormones will neither shorten-nor lengthen the menopause. Q I am taking Rauwolfia and Raudixin for my blood pressure and Premarin for the menopause. Would any of these drags cause to mental tosti- a "convenience from the psychiatric wards of leral hospitals. Je said he was attempting to change the situation where physicians applied to admi patients to mental institutions Mr. Henderson said there now are 27 psychiatrists in Calgary, but two-thirds of the patients admitted to the Ponoka Mental Hospital came from Cal- gary. The health minister was speak ing during second reading of amendments to the Mental Health Act. Proposed .changes will require physicians to ob- tain permission of mental hospi- tal superintendents before ad- mitting patients. TAURUS (April 20 May Put a high pnorUy on vour per- sonal projects to fulfill TOUT ca- reer; assume that k impossible. Your frieadi can be very helpful at this time. GEMINI (May 21 June 20) Bring eider people tale action to help straighten up. The week- end promises surprises and versions, iu it is bettu iu Uive nothing partially fi CANCER (June 21 July Sketch out, if in part, the broad lines of where you would like to go, what you would tike to do. Review and replenish your far and near. LEO (July 23 Aug. Questions of long-range secur- ity', old problem; are alleviated somewhat Check out details "i taxes, insurance, trust funds, savings accounts, retirement arrangements, etc. VIRGO (Aug. Z Sept Take 'advantage of the' improv- ing mood for general co-opera- tion. Meet others at least half- way; do jour share in group projects. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct Earnest effort produces surpris- ingly good results if you are anywhere near the right track. TMN6 Off FOR THE A LITTLE CAMPUS Larry' Microwave Ovens Are Checked -.OTTAWA (CP) Prelimi- nary findings of a health depart- ment surrey dmicrowave ovens show that onfrthird of the ovens tested indicated radiation teveb higher than desirable. These findings are not consi- dered a serious problem at present, however. A news re- lease from the department satd Wednesday the highest levels observed were not much above the recommended level. .There wffl be further study by the department Microwave wens have.only recently been on the Canadian market, but they have been under investigation in the United States. Tests In the U.S. hare shown some of the ovens give off dangerous amounts of Brokerage Firm Expects Easing Of Bank Rates TORONTO (CP) The growth rate in bank deposits should by October, reach levels attained a year ago, the Toron- brokerage firm of Nee- Co., Ltd., pre- bitt, Thomson diets. "Assuming that monetary pol- icy wiB shorttv shift toward gradual says the firm's monthly investment re- view, "the rate of growth of Ca- nadian deposits is eipectad to accelerate from the current an- nual rate, of 3.1 per cent to about eight per cent." The rate between October, 968, and October, 1969, was 8.1 per cent. In the three months to 'eb. 18 the rate of increase in Hubert R. Marleau, the re- search analyst who wrote the review, said in an interview he believed the recent factions of some large United States'banks in towering their prime rates were "premature." Mr. Marleau said he did not expect any similar action in Canada before May 1, but "any time after that." The review speculates that radiation. The department said that Sieir survey was to determine whether the machines sold in Canada would be a possible health hazard over an ertendec period of time. The ovens use units erraton] electromagnetic waves to hea food Instead of conventiona electricity or If it doesn't work out, up a better line tf follow. SCORPIO (Oct 23 Nov. Children, young people's enter- prises, creative challenges all impinge on your attention and may cause changes cf plans and schedules. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. Outstanding deals should be closed today wherever pos- sible. If you EeQ, sell for lump- rather than instalments. Home.and property attract your interest. CAPRICORN {Dec. 22 Jan The affairs of relatives friends, neighbors come within your field of observation. Drogress on. the inflationary ronl wi'rl be slow. Secondly, arge volume of long term debt inancing has been postponed and a backlog of demand for capital exists." Bank earnings are estimated to increase 12 per cent over 1969 levels. The increase in gross profits at 11 per cent- should result from an increase in average volume rather than an increase in average gross spreads, the review says. WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. government started a safety crackdown today on growing commuter airlines and air taxi runs because of a deadly accident rate 10 tiroes as high as [he major airlines. A fresh rash of fatal crashes has stretched from the edges of New York City to the ski resort of Aspen, Colo., already this year after a record toll of 140 deaths last year. Twice in h'ttle more than _ year, commuter airplanes have run out of fuel oter open water One plane managed an emer gency landing in Ontario; the other fuel faihire was fatal. Under the new safety noes that went into effect today, the V bidding: E.rt Sontlt West 1 1 V Fin PIM Pan Opening lead: Nine of Sooth's handling ot tilt trump suit created the im- pression that he was operat- ing with radar in today's fear fceart contract. His explina- at the conclusion c{ the revealed that per- (trainee was based, in fact, en an entirely simple tho logical litw of reasoning in- Head of X-rsy vision. West oper.ed the r.ine.of tlnbs. East pot up the aca and switched to his singleton. diamond. West played the ace and another diamond and hit partner nilfed with the four of harts to complete the defensive bcoV, East exiled with a club which wu ww t? Federal Aviation Administration will begin demanding better pilot training, tougher mechanic requirements, ar1 craft inspections. In the firs' three months of this the time FAA approved the rules and their starting persons died in 13 air taxi crashes. Asthma Patients Face Danger OTTAWA au-' thorilies hive asked doclors to be on the lookout for adverse rcacliors among asthma pa- tients to excessive use of amine aerosols, sprays which stimu- late their breathing. The step was announced to- day in the dnig information bulletin of the food and drug di- rectorate which also records that sudden, unexpected deaths have been associated in Brit- ain with usfl of these prepara- tions. Drug manufacturers have WHAT WOOLQ-VOOP, FELLOW STUDEKTS THINK. IF I FLUNKED THtsruoewrs 60KTOF UOOK.UPTC ME AS THEIR VOICE.' AND THEY THINK tT WOULD B6 A WKIY TO SPEND IfJXS. TIME ON YOUR. STUDIES AMD Ul AND Dft BrawM VOJWBW PRC6WLY SCWEBOCV THSS SOMEWHERE WITH A 66 TEU90DK BEAMED 7HB MK> m'S WDNDEWNS IP THERE'S SHORT RIBS-By Fraak O'Neal AFTER M3U set TW CHAIR AWP LAMP BY THE WINDOW, LSTS TRV THE MOW NICE! jr THE WANT TO 575 Communist prisoners have been released in the Jogjakarta area hi central Java recently. No reason was given for the re- leases. asked by the directorate o strengthen warnings and pre- cautions in their promotional material. In Britain in the 1961-65 pe- riod, a severe :increase in deaths among asthmatics matched a rise in sales of these aerosols. As sales fell so did the unexpected deaths. The drug bulletin says study of the data shows no similar situation in Canada but doctors should bo aware of any adverse reactions and report them to the directorate's adverse-drug- reaction progrsnx ;