Independent from Long Beach, California on March 18, 1976 · Page 7
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 7

Long Beach, California
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Thursday, March 18, 1976
Page 7
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i»,B«*,c.irt.,Ti««.,wircmi,i»;» INDEPENDENT (AM) PRESS-TELEGRAM (PM)-- A-7 New study refutes report of coffee-heart disease tie BOSTON ( A P ) -- De- the habits of 649 men be- previous studies of the ef- spite earlier findings to (ween the ages of 30 and fects of coffee had been 1 he contrary, men can 70 who died of heart dis- limited to men. d r i n k coffee w i t h little ease. Four years ago, the fear of heart disease, re- They found t h a t the Boston Collaborative Drug searchers say. variables most associated Surveillance Program at The doctors said in a with death from heart dis- Boston University report- report being published ease were a history of ed a statistical l i n k be- today t h a t previous re- h e a r t damage resulting twecn coffee drinking and ports that there are links f r o m blockage of an ar- acute myocardial infarc- between coffee drinking tery, history of diabetes, linn, the heart damage and heart attacks were cigarette smoking, history that results from a block- probably the result of of angina, history of con- ed artery, inaccurate testing. g e s t i v e h e a r t f a i l u r e , It s u r v e y e d 12,759 !n those studies, they physical activity, weight hospital p a t i e n t s and said, the researchers fail- and a history of high blood found, "The risks of in- ed'ln take into considera- pressure. f a r c t i o n a m o n g those tio'n t h a t the patients' Occupation, r e l i g i o n , drinking one to five, and heart trouble ecu 1 .!! have coffee additives and tea , six or more, cups of coffee be«n caused by other fac- additives -- all of little per day are estimated to tors, such as smoking. i m p o r t a n c e when com- be increased by 60 per The latest study, direct- pared with other factors -- cent and 120 per cent reed-by Dr. Charles H. Hen- were still more frequently spectively." nekens of Boston City associated w i t h heart at- H o w e v e r , - a n o t h e r re- Hospital, was reported in tack then coffee drinking, search project at the u'J- .the New England Journal the doctors said. versity, the Framingham of Medicine. · One of the doctors who Study, reported two years "The risks, if any, of conducted the l a t e s t re- ago that there appeared to death from coronary heart search said the study was be no relationship between disease associated w i t h limited to men because coffee consumption and coffee drinking appears to men have a higher inci- coronary h e a r t disease, be small," it said. dencc of heart attack than angina or myocardial in- The doctors reviewed women and because the farction. Average U.S. family counted 3.42 iii '75 WASHINGTON (AP) -- The size of the average American family hit a record low of 3.42 persons in 1975, and new Census Bureau material released Tuesday cited the rising divorce rate and falling birih rate as two key factors. The average family size in 1970 was 3.58 persons. Other census data shows lhal the average household size is declining. The report shows the number of one- and two-person households make up half of Ihc nation's lota] 71.1 million housclwlds. The new government figures show that Ihe number of one- and two-person households rose dramatically from 10.9 million in 1970 to 13.9 million in 1975 -a 29 per cent increase. Two-person households rose from 18.3 million in 1970 to 21.8 million in 1975, a 19 per cent increase. The report shows also that the number of households with five, six or seven or more persons dropped over (lie snmc pcnoc 01 uni6. The result is that the average number of perse is per household fell from 3.14 in 1970 to 2.97 in 1974. In 1975, it fell only slightly to 2.0-1. The report says that the high rate of marriage disruption, resulting in a growing number of female- headed households, has influenced the falling size of housotio Ids Also, the growing economic independence of many women has made it easier tor them to establish themselves hi households nfler a divorce, rather than returning to live with relatives, which was often the C3SC III tflG pQS*. Ford tax plan would close loopholes, increase cuts ,· WASHINGTON (AP) -- tax bill that is expected to tern has begun to threaten President Ford's admlnis- serve as the basis for con- public confidence in i t , (ration urged Congress on gressional lax action this and I do not believe that Wednesday to approve an year. · this complexity is required income-tax package that The tax package out- to serve the objectives of. includes cuts Tor business l i n e d by S i m o n would fairness and efficiency,','! and individuals, a revision include raising the person- Simon said. .-;·' in some long-standing al exemption f r o m the The first step In Simon's' loopholes and a start to- current $750 to $1,000 and proposed s t a r t al simpH- ward simplifying the (ax cutting individual t a x e s Mention would include re?. return. slightly across the board. pealing the deduction a], It would also penalize W h i l e the adminlstra- lowed for slate and local. 1 Ihc poorest working fami- lion asked that last year's gasoline taxes and limit-lies by removing a special individual tax cuts be ing the amount deductible lax break lhal Congress broadened by $10 billion for medical expenses and approved last year. this year, there arc grow- such job-related expenses The a i m , T r e a s u r y ing doubts that will hap- ns union dues. S e c r e t a r y W i l l i a m E. pen. Key congressional T h a i would be offset Simon lold the Senate Fi- Democrats prefer to use partially by creation of a n a n c e Committee, Is to' that $10 billion lo reduce "miscellaneous deduction bolster the economy with- the federal deficit or for allowance" under which a o u t increasing inflation, spending programs, rather couple could deduct $400 underwrite a n a t i o n a l than as a lax cut. for varied expenses, energy policy and make Simon indicated that the The plan goes ( a r bc- thc tax system fair and administration is almost yond the scries of indivicl- cfflcicnl. as concerned about the ual income-tax changes. It Details of t h e adminis- growing complexities of would extend and mako (ration program had been paying taxes as about the permanent s p e c i a l t a x spelled out earlier. Simon need for revising who pays breaks for business, raiso renewed the plea as the what. Incentives (or utilities (o Finance Committee began "The e x t r a o r d i n a r y lure investors, and lighten work on a House-passed complexity of our tax sys- some tax shelters. MAY CO .HOME FURNISHINGS Bellflower Blvd. al Stearns A ye., Los Altos Shopping Center, Long Beach A permanent warehouse of savings: lop quality furniture, major appliances and TV home entertainment floor samples, special purchases "one- of-a-kinds." Shop Monday thru Friday, Noon to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, Noon to 5. To call the Outlet Store, phone May Co. Lakewood. 633-0111. Furniture: ext. 425; appliances cxt. 451. Save delivery charges, take it home yourself. All items Subject to prior sale. We accept TV trade-ins. 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