Sisters of Mercy host women health conference by jennyyingdi


									PAGE 2A                                                                                     Laredo Morning Times                                                                                     Sunday, October 5, 2003


Sisters of Mercy host women’s health conference
BY MAYRA FLORES                    4th annual Women’s Health              Women’s Health Conference          30’s and much more common          women.                                                  the public of a “5-Day Plan” to
Times staff writer                 Conference on Saturday.                is to promote early detection      as age progresses,” said             Hudson Clinical Skin Care                             quit smoking.
                                    This event took place from 9-         of breast cancer and to edu-       Unzeitig.                          and Laser Center, along with                              STAR, or Study of Tamoxifen
 In an effort to increase breast   2:30p.m. at Laredo Medical             cate women on the risks,” said       As far as prevention,            representatives            Caro                         and Raloxifene, along with
cancer awareness, Bosom            Center and was open to the             Martha Martinez, nurse practi-     Unzeitig discussed proce-          Rodriguez, Terry Salinas and                            clinical research coordinator
Budies in conjunction with the     general public.                        tioner with Mercy Ministries of    dures such as ductal lavage, a     Maria       Theresa     Salinas                         Selina Gonzalez informed on
Sisters of Mercy hosted their       “The purpose of the                   Laredo.                            “novel, simple, and minimally      informed the public on the                              the importance of this breast
                                                                            Topics discussed through         invasive method of breast          pros and cons of laser hair                             cancer prevention trial in an
                                                                          the various presentations          epithelical cell collection to     removal for women.                                      effort to find better ways to
                                                                          included, breast cancer            identify women at even higher        Rodriguez explained about                             prevent, diagnose and treat
                                                                          research, endometriosis, duc-      risk for breast cancer.”           the new line of Skin Medica                             breast cancer.
                                                                          tal lavage, laser hair removal,      Unzeitig      recommended        products, which helps recover                             Beauticontrol     Cosmetics
                                                                          women’s physical fitness and       women at “high risk” to per-       elasticity lost by sun damage.                          representatives Dana Foster
                                                                          diet pills.                        form self-examinations at            Dillard’s Department Stores,                          and Priscilla Martinez provid-
                                                                            Dr. Gary Unzeitig, guest         least once a month.                along with business manager                             ed information on the full line
                                                                          speaker, presented an infor-         Important factors to consider    Diana Beltran, presented its                            of products for the treatment
                                                                          mational speech on the latest      while examining breasts are a      new line of lingerie depart-                            and prevention of sunspots,
                                                                          technologies for the treatment     lump or thickening, pain,          ment that includes breast                               age spots, or any skin discol-
                                                                          and evaluation of breast can-      swelling or changes of the         enhancers, push-up pads, as                             oration, as well as their aro-
                                                                          cer.                               breast including the nipple,       well as their pink collection of                        matherapy collection of green
                                                                            Common risk factors for the      and changes in the way skin        “breast cancer bears” which                             tea masques, and organic
                                                                          cause of breast cancer are         looks or feels.                    can be purchased for $10 and                            enzyme body masques for
                                                                          family history, increasing age,      Throughout the presenta-         85 percent of proceeds bene-                            deep exfoliating procedures.
                                                                          early       menarche,       late   tion, various exhibits featuring   fit the Breast Cancer                                     Lingerie Line, from San
                                                                          menopause, first childbirth        the latest products and devel-     Research Foundation.                                    Antonio, exhibited a collection
                                                                          after 30 years of age and radi-    opments in women’s care              Mercy Health Plans, along                             of “custom-fit” wigs, turbans,
                                                                          ation exposure among others.       assisted in providing general      with assistant operations                               compression items and mas-
                                                                            “The probability of develop-     information on skin care prod-     manager Gloria Madrigal, pro-                           tectomy bras to balance natu-
                                                                          ing breast cancer increases        ucts, health programs and          vided information on health                             rally uneven breasts.
                                                                          by age, from very low in the       clothing and accessories for       insurance plans and informed

                                                                                         DAILY CALENDAR
                                                                           Sunday, Oct. 5                    a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, 10
                                                                           St. Augustine School              a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, 1 p.m.-
                                                                          annual Jamaica from 4 to 11        4 p.m. Monday-closed.
                                    Times staff photo by GUILLERMO SOSA
                                                                          p.m. In the event of rain            The Laredo Community
PRESENTATION: Dr. Gary Unzeitig speaks on breast cancer                   Jamaica will be Oct. 12,           College Palomino baseball
awareness Saturday at the 4th annual Women’s Health                       same time.                         team will host a Cajun-style
                                                                           Through Oct. 26: Laredo           fiesta from noon to 6 p.m. at        Today in History
                                                                          Art League “All Members            the LCC Sports and
                                                                          Show”, Exhibit Hall West,          Recreation Center through
                                                                          Laredo Center for the Arts,        Oct. 5. Get an autograph             By The Associated Press
                                                                          500 San Agustin, Tuesday-          from the Palominos, enjoy a
                                                                          Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.,             hearty serving of Cajun jam-         Today is Sunday, Oct. 5, the 278th day of 2003. There are
                                                                          Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.,          balaya, and much more.             87 days left in the year. The Jewish Day of Atonement, Yom
                                                                          Sunday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.              Plates are $2/each and ben-        Kippur, begins at sunset.
                                                                          Monday-closed.                     efit the LCC baseball pro-           Today‘s highlight in history:
                                                                           Through Oct. 26: “Quick           gram. For more information,          On Oct. 5, 1953, Earl Warren was sworn in as the 14th chief
                                                                          Thoughts-Quiet        Spirit”,     call 721-5326.                     justice of the United States, succeeding Fred M. Vinson.
                                                                          Mixed Media by Katherine             Monday, Oct. 6                     On this date:
                                                                          Brown, Goodman Gallery,              L’Avenir Club will meet at         In 1830, the 21st president of the United States, Chester
                                                                          500 San Agustin, Tuesday-          5:30      p.m.   at   Sirloin      Arthur, was born in Fairfield, Vt.
                                                                          Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.,             Stockade with          Helen         In 1892, the Dalton Gang, notorious for its train robberies,
                                                                          Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.,          Garcia, Edna Medrano and           was practically wiped out while attempting to rob two banks
                                                                          Sunday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.              Jose Hernandez as host-            in Coffeyville, Kan.
                                                                          Monday-closed.                     esses.                               In 1921, the World Series was broadcast on radio for the
                                                                           Through Oct. 30: Maru               Looking for Newcomer:            first time.
                                                                          Portillo                           Laredo Newcomers and                 In 1931, Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon completed the
                                                                           Adult Students Exhibit,           Friends is celebrating its         first nonstop flight across the Pacific Ocean, arriving in
                                                                          Laredo Art Gallery, Laredo                                            Washington state about 41 hours after leaving Japan.
                                                                                                             20th anniversary and honor-          In 1937, President Franklin Roosevelt called for a ”quaran-
                                                                          Center for the Arts, 500 San       ing founder Jody Townsend.
                                                                          Agustin, Tuesday-Friday, 9                                            tine” of aggressor nations.
                                                                                                             A tea/coffee will be held to         In 1941, former Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis —
                                                                          a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, 10          honor her on Saturday, Nov.
                                                                          a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, 1 p.m.-                                          the first Jewish member of the nation‘s highest court — died
                                                    Times staff photo                                        8, from 10 a.m.-noon at            in Washington, D.C., at age 84.
                                                                          4 p.m. Monday-closed.
   Band festival winner                                                    Through Oct. 31: “Recent
                                                                                                             Espumas. Early years mem-
                                                                                                             bers or anyone with informa-
                                                                                                                                                  In 1947, President Truman delivered the first televised
  Laredo Independent School District Trustee Mina                         Works”, St. Augustine                                                 White House address.
                                                                                                             tion on these members                In 1962, the Beatles‘ first hit, ”Love Me Do,” was first
 Montes presents the winning trophy to the United High                    Elementary Student Exhibit,        interested in attending,
 School drum major Saturday during the J.W. Nixon                         Community Gallery, Laredo                                             released in the United Kingdom.
                                                                                                             please      contact    Doris         In 1978, author Isaac Bashevis Singer was named winner of
 Marching Band Festival at Shirley Field Stadium. Nixon                   Center for the Arts, 500 San       Sparenbery at 723-4062.
 Band Parents Association President Anna Laura                            Agustin, Tuesday-Friday, 9                                            the Nobel Prize for literature.
 Herrera, and Nixon Band Director Carlos Luna look on.                                                                                            In 1983, Solidarity founder Lech Walesa was named winner
                                                                                                                                                of the Nobel Peace Prize.
                                                                                                 LCC TV                                           Ten years ago: Army Gen. John Shalikashvili was con-
                                                                                                                                                firmed by the Senate to head the Joint Chiefs of Staff. China
                                                                            Time      Warner      Cable      Events/Job Opportunities           set off an underground nuclear blast, ignoring a plea from
                                                                          Channel 55                           2 p.m. Social Studies Video      President Clinton not to do so.
                                                                            8 a.m. Language Arts,            19, Economics                        Five years ago: The House Judiciary Committee voted
                                                                          Reading Video 13, Fiction            2:30 p.m. Lectura (Reading)      along hardened partisan lines to investigate whether
                                                                            8:30 a.m. Lectura (Reading)      15, Ciencias Sociales IV           President Clinton should be removed from office. Michael
                                                                          3                                    3 p.m. Pre-GED Reading           Carneal pleaded guilty but mentally ill to shooting to death
                                                                            9 a.m. Language Arts,            Video 2, Practical Reading:        three fellow students and wounding five other people at
                                                                          Writing Video 2, Passing the       Finding the Main Idea              Heath High School in West Paducah, Ky.
                                                                          GED Writing Test                     3:30 p.m. Pre-GED Reading
                                                                            9:30 a.m. Redaccion en           Video 3, Practical Reading:
                                                                          Ingles (Writing) 10, Repaso        Finding an Unstated Main
                                                                            10 a.m. The Power of Place,      Idea
                                                                          The Transforming Industrial          4 p.m. The Power of Place,
                                                                          Highland                           The       Transforming     of
                                                                            11 a.m. Learning Math:           Industrial Highland
                                                                          Geometry                             5 p.m. Learning Math:                                                          Our Masthead
                                                                                                                                                  The Times masthead topped with the seven-flags logo is symbolic of Laredo’s historic link to
                                                                            Noon      Democracy       in     Geometry                             seven countries - that of France, 1685-1690; Spain, 1519-1685, 1690-1821; Mexico, 1821-
                                                                          America: Citizenship                 6 p.m. Democracy in                1836; Republic of the Rio Grande, January 1840-late fall 1840; Texas, 1836-1845;
                                                                                                                                                  Confederacy, 1861-1865; and United States, 1845-1861, 1865-present. This region was once
                                                                            1 p.m. LCC Calendar of           America: Citizenship                 part of lands claimed by France, governed by Spain, Mexico, Republic of the Rio Grande,
                                                  Times courtesy photo                                                                            Texas, Confederacy and now pledges allegiance to the United States.

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