The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on October 6, 1996 · Page 47
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 47

Salina, Kansas
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Sunday, October 6, 1996
Page 47
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• THEY JUST-:WANT You TO STAY HEALTHY. So IT'S IMPORTANT THAT You KNOW ABOUT PRAVACHOL FROM BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB. PRAVACHOL. THE ONLY CHOLESTEROL-LOWERING DRUG OF ITS KIND PROVEN TO HELP PREVENT A FIRST HEART ATTACK. If you have high cholesterol, there's something you should know. You may be at risk of having a first heart attack, even if you have no signs of any heart problems. And the grim fact of the matter is, up to 33% of people do not survive their first heart attack. If improving your diet and exercise is not enough, you should ask your doctor about PRAVACHOL. The first and only cholesterol- lowering drug of its kind proven to help prevent first heart attacks, It may be able to help you live a longer, healthier life. A new landmark five-year study- including over 6,500 males with high cholesterol showed a dramatic reduction (approximately one-third) in the number of first heart attacks and deaths due to heart disease among those taking PRAVACHOL. PRAVACHOL, when used with diet, has been proven to reduce the risk of a first heart attack, reduce the risk of death from heart disease, and reduce the risk of heart surgery in people with high cholesterol but no symptoms or history of heart disease. PRAVACI IOL is a prescription drug, so you should ask your doctor or healthcare professional if PRAVACHOL is right for you. Some side effects, such as slight rash or mild stomach upset, occur in about 2-4% of patients. PRAVACHOL should not be taken by women who are pregnant or nursing, people who are allergic to any of its ingredients or by anyone with liver disease. Your doctor may perform tests to check your liver before and during treatment. Be sure to tell your doctor right away if you experience any muscle pain or weakness, as it may be a sign of a serious side effect. Be sure to mention any medications you are taking so any possible serious drug interactions can be avoided. Please see important information on the next page. r i i i i i i i i i i L Phase keep this remiiiilur. Ask your doctor if Pravacliol is right for you or call 1-800-PREVENT for more information on the first and only cholesterol-lowering drug of its kind proven to help prevent first heart attacks. PRAVACHOL HELPS PREVENT FIRST HEART ATTACKS. l) Company CLIR AND SAVE We want to report how many Americans take part in Make A Difference Day, and honor a variety of projects. After you complete your project on Oct. 26 * fill out this form and mail it, along with a detailed description (500 words or less, preferably typed) of your effort. Include snapshots if possible. Materials can't be returned. Postmark by Nov. 15 to: USA WEEKEND MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY 1000 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, Va. 22229-0012 PLEASE TYPE OR NEATLY PRINT Name of person submitting entry Organization Address City State ZIP Daytime phone ( ) Evening phone ( ) Which category best describes the volunteers? Check ONE. 0 1 Individual/family 0 2 Group or club a 3 Church or religious group a 4 Co-workers a 5 School a 6 Communitywide How many people volunteered? Name of newspaper carrying USA WEEKEND: G Check here if you have participated in Make A Difference Day before. O Check here if you want to be put on a Points of Light Foundation mailing list for community service information. The foundation is a partner in Make A Difference Day. * If you cun't participate Saturday for religious reasons, please do a project on Sunday, Oct. 27. Employees of Gannett, The Points of Light Foundation and USA WEEKEND carrier newapapers are Inefi^bJe for awards. Honorees must sign releases. USA WEEKEND 1 * Make A Difference Day is co-sponsored by local newspapers. It Is in partnership with The Points of Light Foundation and local Volunteer Centers. Call 1-800-416-3824 (in Washington, O.G., 202-223-9186, ext. 183). 4) ONUNC Out live with Hen Hags, chairman of ttw National Council of Volunteer Centw Directors, eoout ways you can create a successful Make A Difference Day project In your community. Join us Monday at 8 p.m. ET in the Chat Spot (America Online keyword USA WEEKEND). USA WEEKEND • (hi. 4-6. IW6 9

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