}t f&tftfitlb Jltabtt, Thuriday, April 30,1992
THE 6TH DECADE
'Straight Talk' Fails New Option Available
Careful Study Yields
To Make a Statement In Mastectomy Forms
High Investment Returns No small amount of movies make me /:*• By ANNE DUDDY-GEISLINGER is evenly distributed over the chest
think of that great (cent from On tht
Sp*ei*lty Wriittnfvr Tt* WntfirM Uadrr wall, it may feel lighter than other
I can't m i t t Ihe temptation to offer Zekster: Marvin. I've been writing about
Waltrfronl — the famous soliloguy
Marlon Brando deliver! to Rod Sleigcr,
"IcoukU' beentumpin*. IcouloV been a
POPCORN After years of research, develop- forms.
ment and end-user testing there is a The new Discrene system can be
totally new breast form option for worn by most women who have un-
contendah, instead of a bum...which is post-mastectomy women. dergone a simple, modified radical or
you MOM cockuil chatter from tome of opportunities in the stock market. Otscrene by Coloplast is Ihe first in some case radical mastectomy.
the iMdiog invcMon. what I am."
Q. What opportunities are there today A better script ecu Id havemadeSrraig/if major product advancement in 12 With the recent discussions be-
Farcumple, Warren Buffet u y s , "The in Ihe stock market? Talk a contender, instead of a predictably
first n i k h not toloie. The second rule is A. Many cyclical, technology and years for women who have had breast tween Food and Drug Administration
not tofonet the firal.lt'tfar belter lobuy cute romantic comedy, which is what it cancer surgery and wear aprosthesis. and other healthcare professionals
stable growth stocks offer potential it is.
• wondctful company at a fait price than this time for gains anticipating an eco- Di serene uses a new breast-form at- concerning the safety of implant
a fail company »l a wonderful price. A James Woods, late of the shadowed tachment system that incorporates a surgery, this product offers another
nomic recovery. visage and the terious-roles-only mode,
great Investment opportunity occurs when Q. What slocks would you say have tries yet another foray into the world of gentle adhesive skin support wilh option.
a marveloui buuneu encounters a one- great potential? light-hearted filmdom, starring here as hook and loop material that securely Discrene can be an alternative to
time rui|«, but aolvaMeproblem. When a A. Companies like Humana, a Hospi- Jack, the hardboiled inve stigative reporter holds the breast form to the chest reconstruction, or a bridge to be used
miMgeincM with a repuuiion for bfil- tal Management Company; Chemical for the Chicago Sun-Timts. Sharing Ihe wall, allowing it to move in harmony between surgery and the decision lo
liancclacUetslMiineuwithareputation Bank. DuPonl. Bristol Meyers, Schering- screen with Mr. Woods it Dolly Parton as with the rest of a womens' body.
for bad economic*, it i i Ihereputationof Plough, Waste Management and United have implant or reconstructive sur-
the buiineu that remains intact." Dr. Shirlee, the all-of-a-sudden-famous, The Discrene system is designed gery.
Technologies all offer potential for good
Now, here are «ocne words of wisdom gains in the future as Ihe economy im-
radio call-in shrink. Michael Goldberger wilh a womens' life style in Coloplast, the manufacturer of the
from Peter Lynch, who brought us one of proves and business activity increases, The problem is Dolly's persona, Ihe
biggeit th ing lo hit Ihe Chicago air waves ' • < • • • • • • • • ••• • • mind...wearers can confidently par- Discrene form, has been developing
the leading mutual funds — Fidelity's Q. Where is the bond market going? ticipate in many activities: It can be and manufacturing wound-care
MafeUM Fund: "Spend at least as much in a dog'i age. Is no doctor. worn while swimming, showering, products for over three decades, it is
time researching a Mock as you would A. As the economy improves, some Quite si mply.a comedy of errors mixed POPCORN RATINCSn playing tennis and even while sleep- a company that has dedicated itself to
choosing a refrigerator. Take advantage pressure may be placed on demands for with a healthy smattering of mistaken POOR
money — pushing interest raten slightly identity hascatapulled Shirlee from failed ing. creating a better quality of life for its
of what you already know — the average higher for long-term 30-year Treasury FAIR It also will allow those wearing it a customers.
person it exposed to interesting local Arkansas dance instructor to her present
companiea and products years before issues than for medium-term 10-year station in life. Actually, iwas merely a GOOD wider selection of fashion alterna- The skin support is made of a very
profeuionali.Investincompanies.nolin Treasury issues. receptionist's job she wasafter when the '< C? EXCELLENT tives. Strapless sundresses, lacy soft, flexible, oxygen-permeable
the stock market." People would do well to look to me- good folks at WNDY accidentally shot camisoles, bras or no bras can be materials, the same type of material
dium-term issues since Ihe longer-term Shirlee to stardom. worn by Discrene wearers.
Finally, Sir John Templclon's rules of yields are not significantly higher. Those Parton once again plays the sweet, The neo-Pollyanna Straight Talk thai is used in wound healing. The
thumb for tuccestful investing: "Search in higher tax brackets should consider unassuming, good old gal, a bevy of merely mimics Ihe movies it emulates, Discrene's tapered edges and hol- flexibility of the product allows the
out stock* worldwide with the lowest tax-exempt securities where yields are homespun wit and wisdom who takes to Tailing lo vocalize some thoughts of its lowed back, combined with its ad- .skin support to move with the patient
price-lo-carnings ratios. Then start your potentially more attractive. own. hesive system, create a secure seal and allows skin to breath naturally.
intensive analysis. Choose companies that her new profession with natural genius.
Q. What about mutual funds? Concurrently, Jack comes a courtin' Borough Elks Plan lhat adapts to a women's body con- This form has been on the national
won't be natural targets of government A. Mutual funds are an excellent way tours.
intervention, Choose hotel rooms over initially with plans of a nefarious nature. market since 1990 and is available in
residential real estate; for instance, free for Ihe individual investor to diversity Jack isn't impressed with the Dr. Shirlee Breakfast on Sunday As a result there is none of the the Central New Jersey area from A
market over rent control. Sell when you without having to select individual issues. craze, and his reporter's instinct smells a The Better Parades Committee of noise, slippage and movement that is, Personal Touch Mastectomy Bou-
flnda comparable stock lhatisSO per cent Be certain to look at long-term track fraud. Well, Ihe usual things happen on at times, associated with a traditional tique at 100 Quimby Street, Westfield,
records for consistent returns. the way lo blowing the whistle on Dr. Mountainside Lodge No. 1585 of the
cheaper." Benevolent and Protective Order of form. And because Discrene's weight or by telephoning 232-4261.
Shirlee — that is. Jack falls in love with
Now some questions to a leading ac- Questions may be directed to Herb the subject of what would have been his Elks is holding a family breakfast on
count executive at Dean Witter. Marvin Ross care of The Westfitld Leader. next journalistic coup. Sunday, May 3.
Naturally, Shirley gets wind of Jack's The price ts $5 for adults and S3 for WESTFIELD REPUBLICAN BALL
original motivationandisunderstandably children. The menu includes pan-
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D o n your doctor have a good nose? essential aminoacid, is not broken drown
Would he or she know if you were suf- properly, and upon accumulation, it can
fering from diabetes, gout or typhoid result in mental retardation.
simply by how you unelled? Today, when the disease is diagnosed
bong before blood tests, urine analy- early, Ihe infant's diet can be controlled
se! and sophisticated scanning techniques to avoid foods that contain the pbeny-
came into regular use, doctors relied on lalanine the infant cannot metabolize,
direct examination — and their sense of thusavoiding possible brain damage and
smell — to diagnose their patient's con- retardation.
dition. In recent yean, however, olfaction The sense of smell clearly has an in-
as a diagnostic tool has fallen by Ihe strumental role in diagnosing disease, but
wayside. medical researchers have al so found odors
tt can be difficult to teach olfactive have an important and positive impnet in
diagnosislomedical students, and partof terms of making treatment and therapy
Ihe challenge is intrinsic to Ihe basic more tolerable.
nature of odors. A smell cannot be pho- Some scents can be used to promote
tographed or recorded and can be d ifficu It relaxation and reduce stress, as they effect
to describe in words. , '. physiological ch anges such asodecrease
in blood pressure, a lowering of heart v-,»iin.i->i-ii.«-;W> •. .•.:nii.--i,
Recently', however, the technique of •
k i p l l ip f tr tff ee i W h « b rate, and a reduction of muscle tension. ••
developed, providing an effective means This olfactive response is being utilized
of presenting an odor. :it the Sloan-Keltering Cancer Center in O F ELECTIONS THESE DAYS
Scent-strip fragrance inserts are fa- New York City. Patients undergoing a
miliar to most magazine readers. Although diagnostic scan known as magnetic
used primarily loin trod uce new perfumes resonance imaging (MRI) are now ex-
to the public, scent strips have potential posed toa vanilla-like fragrance loreduce MAY W E SUGGEST A CHOICE
applications which can be extremely their anxiety levels during the stressful
useful as a tool in leaching olfactive di- procedure.
agnosis to medical personnel and health Ina preliminary study lo determine the YOU'LL ACTUALLY LIKE
care workers, as well as family members. effect of odor, 40 of 85 patients were
Medical professionals recognize in an exposed to hcliotropin, which has a sweet,
emergency, the senseof smell may be Ihe vanilla fragrance. ResearchersdclcmVined FOUR YEARS FROM N O W
mow effective immediate tool of diag- these patients were more likely to com-
nosis. plete the stressful and lengthy MRI
Foe example, a diabetic coma can be treatment than a control group of patients,
detected by the presence of an unusual whobrcathed ordinary, moistened air.
bretth odor. It has been suggested by The group who breathed Ihe pleasant-
professors of medical education at Ihe smclliiig heliotropin experienced two
Univenityof Illinois emergency medical thirds less anxiety than thecomro! group.
penonnel be taught to recognize this odor TheSloan-Ketlering study demonstrated
so they can dele rminequieklywhclheran certain odors can be helpful in reducing
unconscious patient is suffering from stress, and researcher are now work ing lo
diabetic coma or drug overdose. They determine other domains where these
propose the encapsulation of medically- benefits might be applied.
signifkanl odors In scent strips, which As scientists learn more about how
could then be used in a study guide for odors affect people on a physiological
medical students. level by reducing stress and improving
An "otfaclive education" .strategy could mood, many other useful applications are
be extended to include family members being considered-
of people who are at risk for certuin Soothing scents of Ihe future will in-
disorders. clude spei.iiilly-fragrani.ttl night creams
For example, there are tell-tale odnrs :md linen sprays lo promote sleep and
associated with certain metabolic disor- aromatic nlnrm clocks, already available
ders that afflict some newborn?. Maple in Japan, tint feature a fragrant morning
syrup urine disease, cat'sod or syndrome wukc-xip.
and hsh odor syndrome are just three of Al the workplace, specially designed
many metabolic disorders thai ore char- room and furniture sprays will reduce
acterized by specific odors given off by iinxicly and tension in board meetings,
an afflicted infant. and In hospitals, odor-scanners will di-
The metabolic disorder known us agnose lung cnnier by "sniffing" the
pnenyUcetoneuria (PKU) was first iden- patient's breath.
tified becau.se of the unusual odor asso- The important of our sense of smell is
ciated with Ihe disease. A father of two only now being appreciated and under-
inentally-retartted children noticed they stood, mid in Ihe future, odor-rclnted
emitted a strong, distinctive odor. procedures and products will play n sig-
nificant imtl positive role in conlempoiiuy
The children were tested mid found to living.
have high levels of phenylucciic ncid,
which was responsible for their churiic- Two-thirds of nil scientific and
tcrlilic, mousey odor. Because of n technical periodicals are printed
metabolic problem, phenyluluninc, mi in English,
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