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THE ADVOCATE HOROSCOPE VA & MAMMOGRAMS The VA Women Veterans Health Program has adopted guidelines published by the American Cancer Society regarding mammograms. The guidelines apply to women at average risk for breast cancer and in adopting the guidelines the VA will now give women Veterans the choice to receive breast cancer screenings starting at age 40. In addition to adopting this recommended guideline the VA has established a breast cancer registry to provide patient-specific information about breast cancer screening, treatment and test results. At present 76% of women Veterans ages 40 to 49 who are enrolled in the VA health care system receive mammograms through the VA. Adopting this guideline is a further step by the VA in improving health care for women Veterans who comprise an ever growing part of the military. Be sure to discuss this adopted guideline with your physician. Thank you for your service.

Aries (March 21st-April 20th): You’ll be craving some downtime after a busy busy week. Rest if you can this weekend, and if you can’twatch your temper! Next week expect some communication mishaps- stay calm and clarify, and double check that all of your emails get sent. Taurus (April 21st-May 20th): Let the guilt go this weekend Taurus! Whatever it is that you are being hard on yourself for is only amplified thanks to the moon right now. Realize and recognize that these feelings are not all necessary and very much so dramatized! Next week should be a lot smoother. Gemini (May 21st-June 20th): Believing what you want can get you in trouble next week as your ruling planet Mercury gets ready to go retrograde. You’ll be feeling lazy and disconnected, but fight through it to prevent work drama! Push yourself, stay alert, and this retrograde won’t be too chaotic.  Cancer (June 21st-July 22nd): Keep your schedule as flexible as possi-

ble this month. Things are going to pop up left and rightfor work and for fun! Having blocks of time open will keep you open for all the opportunities coming your way thanks to Venus. Enjoy this energy that is so in your favor Cancer! Leo (July 23rd-August 22nd): The eclipses of this month are going to start off rocky this week and next. Insecurities may get the best of you, and you’ll be feeling extra tired. Follow your needs first, and your energy will pick back up soon! Let changes happen. Virgo (August 23rd-September 22rd): The moon will have you feeling very introverted and analytical this weekend. Review through your ideas and thoughts, as this month is great for making some big changes. Stay out of conflicts at work next week, trying to help could be read as taking as side!  L i b ra ( S e p t e m b e r 23th-October 22rd): An on going issue with family or friends could start to come to a head this week. The eclipse will be

leading to quite a bit of tension and drama, but it will all blow over. Listen, but try not to take on too much energy, you’ll need it for yourself! S co r p i o (O c t o b e r 23rd-November 22nd): Stay flexible these next couple weeks, as necessary appointments will come up that you can’t avoid. The moon’s energy will be very busy and almost overwhelming next week, but you CAN get it all done! Stay on top of your time and avoid taking on extra work for now.  Sagittarius (November 23rd-December 21st):  People will be knocking on your door with all sorts of ideas and sales pitches next week. Hear out all your friends, but let then know what is actually realistic for you! Don’t commit to anything out of sympathy. Capricorn (December22nd- January 19th): The tough energy of the eclipses at the beginning of this month will work greatly for you. Use this energy to expand your income and opportunities- only a little effort will be required! Offer advice next week when a friend is in need, try not to just fix the problem for them.  Aquarius (January 20th- February 19th): A lot of attention may be demanded of you these up coming weeks. Help with what you can, but put your foot down to emotionally draining people. Everyone is feeling whiney! Rest up next weekend as work will pick up big time soon. 

1. How many litters do squirrels have each year? 2. On Aug. 4, 1922, a minute of silence was observed by 13 million North American telephones in honor of whose funeral? 3. What does the French au poivre mean? 4. What does the English Channel connect? 5. The Pacific Princess was the setting for what TV series? 6. Which U.S. president first rode in an airplane? 7. What is the name of the band whose “farewell concert appearance” was billed as “The Last Waltz”? 8. On a golf hole, what is one stroke over par called? 9. On Aug. 6, 1774, “Mother Ann” Lee arrived from England to found what community? 10. What comedian said, “I don’t get no respect”? (Hint: initials RD.) 11. What song, originally recorded by Miriam Makeba in Zulu, did the

Weavers make into a hit? 12. On what TV show did Sgt. Wojohowicz say, “Another outburst like this and I’m gonna handcuff your lips together”? 13. On Aug. 7, 1959, the Explorer VI created the first photographs of what? 14. Which country has won five World Cups? 15. What is the most visited art museum in the United States? 16. What N.E. city is the only U.S. state capital without a McDonald’s? 17. What Bay Stater wrote, “If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain”? 18. On Aug. 8, 1883, who was the first U.S. president to officially visit the Indians of the West? (Hint: initials CA.) 19. What female golf star was Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year in 1987? 20. Who was known as the “Mambo King”?

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Pisces (February 20thMarch 20th): Check in on any career opportunities that were mentioned a couple weeks ago. Whether it’s an opening or new promotion, letting those above you know you are still interested will pay off quickly. The moon’s energy next week may get your subconscious clearing out- ignore the dreams, don’t over think it!

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THE PEABODY ADVOCATE - Friday, August 4, 2017