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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 36 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD May 1974 World is its food resources Malnutrition still undefeated By SCOTT THORNTON GENEVA Gov- ernment improved medical services and better methods of farming are still failing to defeat malnutrition in the world's developing says the World Health Organization Some 10 million children throughout the world are great risk of because of vitamin and in Latin America and Af- rica another 90 million are suffering from said Dr. Jose head of the Geneva-based organ- ization's nutrition unit Advances in medical sci- ence are keeping many mal- nutrition sufferers alive where in the past they would have but they are not solving the root causes of the Bengoa said. Technological progress in agriculture has been consider- able any benefits depend on the extent to which man can make use of the new ad- he wrote in the WHO official World Health world's nutrition prob- lems cannot be solved just by increasing food nor is any action taken by health services in itself suf- ficient to improve the nutri- tional status of a population CHILD DEATHS DECLINE who is said there is a marked global decline of mortality in chil- dren under five some countries the de- cline is impressive and might even suggest that nutritional conditions are improving rap- idly Caieiul shows that this is not so is well established that the decline is due more to specilic public health action in preventing deaths than to any improvement in the standard of including nutritional conditions The WHO said the world is its food re- sources 01 more than edible plants available on the earth only between 200 and 300 were consumed The report said hundreds oi thousands of mostly in Southeast went blind every year because of vita- min deficiency In some cases the cornea of the eye was de- stroved' In South America iron-defi- ciency anemia had been found in between five and 15 per cent of men and between 10 and 35 per cent of women in the United States it is highly- prevalent ANEMIA PREVALENT In Asia WHO studies showed that up to 40 per cent of pregnant women were suf- fering from anemia. In some areas of the world between one and five per cent of the population were affected by mental retardation because of a lack of iodine in their diet Severe nutritional defi- ciency also exposed children to grave risk ot catching in- fectious diseases The report quoted typi- cal example of mere sur- of a two-vear-old South Sears Kenmore gives you a wide range of outstandin Deluxe Kenmore range White What a buy at this low Quality features include an automatic oven. Large oven window. Controlled variable broil. High-speed oven pre-heat. Infinite lift- out elements. Timed appliance outlet. Minute minder. floodlit panel. Remov- able oven drip bowls and storage drawer. non-tilt oven racks. non-spill top. Mar-resistant porcelain finish. In decorator colors only more. No 92640 with Continuous clean oven and rotissene Color extra. We service what we coast-to-coast. Satisfaction or money refunded. Charge your Kenmore on your all-purpose account at Simpsons-Sears you get the finest gua.-amee satisfaction or money refunded and fiee delivery Simpsons-Sears Ltd. Open daily from a.m. to p m. Thursday and Friday a m to p.m Centre Village Mall Telephone 328-9231 American boy who had had six attacks ol infections of the five attacks of diarrhea. 10 infections of the upper res- piratory four attacks ot bronchitis followed by bronchio-pueumonia and an episode of stomatitis LOST WEIGHT diet has been in- adequate with the result that each infection has led to a loss of weight from which he has never been able to recover At two years of age he is almost a year behind in physical development. years ago a child with such a history would no doubt have died Nowadays he may well be surviving be- cause of at least minimal care during severe episodes the article distorts the symmetry of the makes perception and learning more difticult and leaves the sufferer with a permanent feeling of dis- satisiaction and lassitude fn Bengoa many societies there are groups which indulge in an excessive intake of food and are affected hy quite different torrns ot malnutrition Ann Landers Dear Ann I'm not a penny pincher and I'm not cheap but AM ted up with spending dimes and quarters on people in this office who never pay me back. When I head for the caff tfria at 10 00 a m or 3 00 p rn somebody you bring me back a a cup of or a package ot Then someone else Make it two When I return with the sometimes I get paid and sometimes they I'll pay you tomorrow Right now I know four characters who owe rrie at least I realize this loss won't break but I think it's lousy to stiff a friend. How can f get off the suckor list without appearing pettj Tapped Out n i- a r T h e characters who stifled you remember it just as well as you The next time they ask for walk over and SdJ quietly. moi'o WeeWhimsv goodies till you improve your credit You owe me Keep a smile on your face and stick to your guns Dear Ann I'm becoming serious about a man who is a junior partnei m one u t the c 1 1 y s most distinguished law firms Oreg wants rne to go with him to select a ring I have another year of college ahead ot me and don't feel I'm ready to make the commitment T must confess Greg turns rrie on and is tenific company. We see each other only weekends because I'm a serious student carrying a double Greg keeps saying he's dying o t loneliness A friend of will be trv unq.ruil dn for her quote your i hilri quotation to my brother works in the same firm and tflls quite another story- It seems rarely gets To the oil ice beloie his eyes looking like two tomatoes He is chasing around five nights a week with an assortment ot dollies. When T asked him about it he said. I do go out. but only with sex-starved clients who run after me It's strictly business I'd hate tn be made a tool of What is your opinion'' Linda Dear A healthy man should be able to run faster than any sex- starved widow Tell him you 11 consider marriage after ve finished your education and he has finished Ins fooling ai ound There is a big difference between cold and Ann Landers shows you how to plaj it cool without freezing people out in her Sex Ten Ways to Cool Send in coin and a stamped envelope to Ann P.O. Box Illinois AFTERNOON BINGO MOOSE 3rd North A Money QOUHLID Waikly Soonsored by The Moose Lodge No Children 1C Allowed to Welcome LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE 1234-3rd Awe. N. Regular Wednesday Night p.m. 35 MONEY EXTRAS This week Jackpot in 53 Proceeds this week to Muscular Diitrophy 5 cards cards pays Double-Door Prize under 76 al'oned to play SOUTHMINSTER UCW will hold a USED and USABLE SALE THURSDAY May 2nd to p.m. FRIDAY May 3rd to 12 Noon CHURCH HALL 4th Ave. and 11th St. S. There will be items of good small jewellery and many more. EVERYONE WELCOME Fourth consecutive set The fourth consecutive set of twins born to Mr. and Mrs. Howard Morris have just gone home to join their 11 brothers and sisters. Alethea Kish and Theresa Danielee were born a minute apart at the hospital. Each weighed four pounds 13 ounces. The odds of four sets of twins being born consecutive- ly to the same mother are one in said a spokesman at the Medical College of Virginia Hospital. College nursing courses are not attracting men EDMONTON Alberta's five community college nursing programs are attracting more older more rridrned applicants and more city but they aie riot attracting more says a study released this week. The completed last was to determine il college nursing programs could recruit different applicants than the traditional hospital-operated residential nursing which drew largely young single girls horn rural areas The majority ot applicants are still in tho 17-year and 19 year-old said Margaret advisor to schools oi nursing of the co-ordinating council of Universities of Alberta who surveyd nursinp students enrolled in the college from to 1972 But the number of older applicants has increased. Miss Steed's study showed the 17 -to-19-year -old bracket comprised 57-per-rent ot the total surveyed MOTHER'S DAY TEA EAGLES St. N. 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