Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on February 21, 1973 · Page 28
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I am running into the problem of acne with my two adolescent children.; I remember the nightmare it was to me and. I hope . t h e r e are new cures with all t h e recent advances in medicine. Mrs. L.D., Jr., Calif. Dear Mrs. D.: Acne is probably one of the most complicated problems for adolescents. The intertwining of the physical and emotional aspects of acne demand, therefore, the arduous treatment; coupled with the most sensitive understanding. .. There was a time when poor hygiene, and ; consequently In- 'were considered the cause of acne. Sweets, too, were incriminated. OILY SECRETION there is greater knowledge about this common inflammation and THAT HE WAS CAtLCP TO TUB WHITE COURTED T£L£fWNe! WEAR' HE/WV NECK ,tO!LS OP BLACK SEEDS NHtC H MEVEK REMOVED gUT IF SOMEONE'S TRXMQI THE STREETS BUT I'M NOT SOLICITING ·BUSINESS/ AK. BEKSOM. I'M OM ANOTHER CASE JOHH 5. SAWYER, TROUBLE- SHOOTERS, me. /W1UAK7 gEUSON.SIR. PRESIDENT OF BENSON ELECTRONIC^ AW I HAVE VOUJ? CARP? 1'P LIKE- TO REWARD "YOU FOR SAYING MV LIFE. /" NOT NECESSARY. BENSON. TO Kill- HS, "SIR, WOUIP / ARE PUBLIC VOU NMP IF 1 JUST KJUOW BEKINP VOU A LITTLE WAV? , /RACES v cey WITH pgwSH e you ATDOTH ACH6ANP I'M GITTIN RID O'THISRICKETV OL! LflDDER BEFORE SOMEBODY GITS HURT HEY'U-GWEUS VJORX, CLEAMIW UP THAR. SVJIMMtM' POOLS, AN' TEK1D1KJ' THAR GOJ-F COURSES-- HERE CPME TH' OMDERPRIVILEQE D TD MOVE INTO THAR- NEW HOMES -- HOW AH EUVIES ··EM. LOOKS UK6 OJ MOtHR WATUR6 HAS A HOL.6 IM H6K OOWU ^l)IUT o A LEAK. WAT6R BED PONT CONTRADICT // X KKOVV WHAT V FETCH THE PAPER DAISY I WONDER WHEfte )! HI" I'M TRAINIMS DAISY TO GET THE PAPER -rf FOR US--THS I V PAPER BOY SHE'S GO1MG WITH ·BclicYC/torMrt/ Northwest ArkaiwM TIMES, WM!., MX 21, 197* PAYKTTBVI LI*, AMKAMM* HANGS IN THE CHURCH OF COMFORT, Franca mmmmmnmm FRANCES DRAKE Your Daily Horoscope SUD DOSS in Siberia, CURING THE SUMMER MONTHS ARE OSfD TO PUU. RIVCKBOfOS LESTER L COLEMAN, M-D. Hormones Affect Acne Conditions of infection the sebaceous glands which lie underneath the skin. These glands 'normally produce., an secretion-- which serves to lubricate the skin. More and more attention is being devoted to the hormone imbalance that occurs in jubevty, in both boys and girls This imbalance is thought to be of the 'most importani causes for persistent'acne, Treatment is devoted to the infections that occur secondarily on the skin. . Antibiotics by mouth, a n d applied locally, are effective. Hormones, judiciously used especially in girls, aid the control of difficult cases o acne. Scrupulous cleanliness, course, is extremely important. Attempts to extrude blackheads and tiny cysts by pressure or scratching may result in further infection and eventual scarring of the skin. Too vigorous scrubbing of the skin, contrary o most attitudes, is harsh and can damage the outer layers of the skin. AVOID SWEETS Some foods undoubtedly must e avoided. Nuts, chocolate, gravies and rich desserts have aeen implicated as possible causes. It is not unusual for girls to "break out" just before the time of the menstrual period. Dermatologists have many excellent combined forms of treatment for the various grades of acne. Psychological support by the parents is most important. One must respect the teenager's intense concern about this condition which can be so socially embarrassing. ; Many- children are tempted by attractive "mail order" advertisements that promise rapid c u r e s . This should be discouraged because some of the harsh medicines may result in further scarring of the skin. Some of these "guaranteed" home remedies can actually be hazardous. Look in the section in which your birthday comes and find what your outlook is, according to the stars. ARIES (Mar. 21 to Apr. 20) Your know-how and ability to handle the unexpected could result in outstanding advantages. Spend time and talents constructively. This day will be rich in opportunity. TAURUS (Apr. 21 to May 21) Planetary restrictions lift now, so you have the "green light" to go ahead with pending projects and new ventures as well. Continue to check all facts, however. GEMINI (May 22 to June 21) Mercury in excellent aspect Things should move along briskly, and you with them. BUI don't scatter energies. CANCER (June 22 to July 23) As with Gemini, it's a day for action! Don't slow up progress by being overly meticulous, fussy, looking for nonexistent defects in your program. LEO (July 24 to Aug. 23) Check spur-of-the-moment com ments, action. You could step into trouble through heedless tactics. With diplomacy ; good judgment, however, you can have good day. VIRGO (Aug. 24 to Sept. 23) Some business procedure: could be revised. You may no completely understand at first but go along with the change as best you can and you'll fini that they work out very well. LIBRA (Sept. 24 to Oct. 23) A day which should lift you spirits considerably. Persona relationships should be highl congenial, with romance ac cented during the' p.m. hours You may also get an extra ordinarily lucky break in financial matter. SCORPIO (Oct. 24 to Nov. 22) A good day for monetary affairs. You could now mak a very sound investment -perhaps with the help of anker or .' broker. Avoid ""' '" jeculation, however. '".'.. AGITTARIUS (Nov/23 l;o Dec. -^'··'· C o n s i d e r all 'propositions ·'-"- arefully. to determine if they re really worthwhile -- and .'-·': dvisable at this time. In any ase, don't be guided by hear- ay -- OR overoptimism. APRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan; Wait patiently for the result* ·-·;·· f your efforts. Reward WILLr ome -- perhaps greater than rtu anticipate. Some new i'n-'---""= erests in the offing. ' AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 to Feb. 19) --- : Those of you who hays unusual creative hobbies shouldl- ~ : now consider the possibility ef '.'.. urning them into paying ' '. professions. Consult experts. '- 'ISCES (Feb. 20 to Mar. 20) ';·'.':""' If plans prove inept, unfitting, change them without ado. But' '.,. do not make drastic. changes vithout cause. New advances-- ndicated in matters which hav« been standing still. . v . " . - ~ YOU BORN TODAY ar«-X'-' endowed with great courage and ' ;: determination; are idealistic at : leart and humanitarian in your . ·';;· impulses. You love to spend -.. money and , depending upon " your self-development, this « spending may take'one ,of two forms. You could be a great ' philanthropist, on th'e one hand or, in y o u r personal lifei. : jr. recklessly extravagant on th£ ,;_other. You have a real ap- ' - preciation of the artistic and are imbued with friendliness t» !-: one and all. Poised and well- ~ balanced, you make excellent ..'·: statesmen, diplomats, maritime e x p e r t s . and outstanding members of many profession? -- especially in literary and other creative fields. Birthdatje of: George Washington, Is't Pres., U.S.A.; Frederic Chopiri, Fr. composer; James Russell Lowell and Edna St. Vincent Millay, Amer. poets. , . niiiiinininiiiiiiiiiiiiiinuiinmiiniininiiiiiiiiiniiiiniin^ B. JAY BECKER On Contract Bridge (Top Record Holder to Masters' Individual Championship Play) iiiiiiiiiiiiiiinininiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiffliiiHiiiiinin^ ' :DR. COLEMAN welcomes letters from readejs, and, while he cannot undertake to answer each one, he will use questions in his column whenever possible and when they are of general interest. Address your letters to Dr. Coleman in care of Northwest Arkansas TIMES. Crossword By Eugene Sbeffer ACROSS 1. A Philippine island S. Doze 8. Dress 18. European river 13. Mountain on Crete 14. To the sheltered side 15. Extraordinarily attractive 17. French parish priest 18. Printer's . measures 19. Moist 20. Stories 21. A weight (India) 22. Polish river 23,Ala/ar 26. Gourmet 30. On top of 31. One of the Little Women 32. European river 33. Drinkable 35. Oozes 36. Polish vigorously 37. Sloths : 38. Lucifer 41; Miscellany 42. Playing. card 45. Leave out 46. Lively 48. Function in trigonometry 49. Portuguese title 50. Fashion 51. Poems 52. Undivided ; S3. Hebrew : measure DOWN i; 1. Arrive 2. A cheese 3. Pleads 4. Footed vase 5. Saltpeter 6. Entrance 7. Leather moccasin 8. Empty spaces 9. Jewish month 10. Withered ATerage lime of solution: 27min. HEED ESfflHSE _ BIBBS Answer to yesterday's pnzzle. 11. Golf pegs 16. Pitcher 20. Japanese porgy 21. Parts 22. Secret agent 23. Fold over 24.W.W.II area 25. Kitchen need 26. Uncle (dial.) 27. Avail 28. A fabric 29. Bitter vetch 3L Vestment 34. Bakery product 35. Asian country 37. Soft copal 38. Tolerable 39. Among 40. Prong O, Presently 42. Tiny particle 43. Yield 44. European river 46. Commotion 47.1 love (L.) North dealer. Both sides vulnerable. NORTH A S V A Q 9 6 3 · A4 4 K Q J 7 2 'WEST EAST A S 3 A J 8 V 7 4 2 ¥ K 1 0 8 * J 1 0 9 6 2 * Q 8 5 3 * 6 5 3 * A 10 9 4 SOUTH AAKQ107642 V J 5 * K7 + 8 The bidding: North East 1-V Pass 3 * Pass .5 * Pass Pass Dble 6 NT Opening lead -- three of diamonds. It is said that in war every new weapon gives rise to a counter-weapon, but, while thii proposition does not wholly apply to bridge, there are un d o u b t e d l y a number ol situations where a conventiona" bidding weapon can be turnec against its user. Consider this deal where the bidding went as shown. South's South 2 * 4 * 6* West Pass Pass Pass Pass 12 15 23 3O 33 25. 34 49 26 47 two spade bid was not based on the normal- complement of 17 high-card points -- generally 'associated with a jump-shift. response -- but his bid must be regarded as correct, coo,-. sidering the enormous power of^ ·;-·-' his spades. He was on th$ verge^; of a slam iihe moment partner. opened with a heart, and hs announced the good news by tha. : immediate jump-shift. East's double of six spades, by contrast, was conventional. It requested West to make an unusual lead. .Oh the given sequence, it demanded that West lead the first suit bid by dummy, namely, hearts. The significance of the doubls "··" was not lost upon North, who realized that a heart lead through the A-Q could prove fatal. So North very judiciously, ran .to six notrump; and this - · ·- contract proved .untouchable against any opening lead. Hjf/ " lost a club trick, but that wa» all. · ' East was unfortunately in , position where, if he passed sir " spades, 'West would -very likely lead a diamond -- while, if h? ; doubled, he was courting thp danger of chasing the opponents into six notrump. On the wholeV : East was probably right t«U^ double, for the North - SoutR''?.*" cards might have been so dir vided that neither opponent :, would h a v e budged after th double. In the actual case, Easl was a lost soul either way. ., PONYTAIL "Donald, yoc aren't listening!... Tin telling you that it's all over between ns!" . ' TIMES Classified Ads Get Fast Results^ Try 'em. Just Dial 442-6242.; 1 a-a*

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