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NPH, an Unfamiliar Cause of Dementia Women Can Ignore Most Fibroids DEAR DR. DONOHUE: A 50-year-old friend of mine was to the uterine artery. When it’s at the precise spot, the doctor diagnosed with leiomyoma of the uterus. Does this have releases sand-size synthetic particles that clog the artery and anything to do with fibroids? She has fibroids, but her doctor cut off the fibroid’s blood supply. It withers and is shed. says they are best left alone, since they shrink at menopause. What causes leiomyoma? Can it become cancer? What The booklet on fibroids describes them in detail. To order a copy, write: Dr. Donohue treatments are available? -- L.B. -- No. 1106W, Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. Enclose a check or money order (no
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ANSWER: “Leiomyoma” (LIE-oh-my-OH-muh) is the allow four weeks for delivery. medical word for “fibroid.” Fibroids are noncancerous growths of the uterine muscle. The uterus basically is a muscular sack DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I don’t think you will consider this with a lining designed to nourish a fetus. a health problem. It isn’t, but it is still a problem for me. It is freckles. They cover my face in the summer, and they really The cause of fibroids hasn’t been determined. They’re extremely bother me. How do I stop them? I am 16, and freckles are common. By age 35, 40 percent to 50 percent of women have ruining my life. -- L.M. one or more. By age 50, 70 percent to 90 percent have at least one fibroid. For most of these women, fibroids cause no trouble ANSWER: Sunlight causes freckles. In the winter, when the and can be ignored. Large fibroids might cause pelvic pain, sun is less intense, they fade. In summer, the stronger sunlight and they can press on adjacent structures such as the bladder. activates skin cells to produce melanin, the dark pigment When that happens, a woman has a need to empty her bladder responsible for tanning -- and for freckles. frequently. Heavy menstrual bleeding is a sign of fibroids. They Sunscreens with an SPF -- sun protection factor -- of 15 or also can bring painful menstrual periods, and sometimes they higher afford a good defense against the sun’s ultraviolet rays. make sexual relations uncomfortable. Infertility is cited as a You shouldn’t go outside without applying it, and you should possible effect, but infertility due to fibroids is rare. reapply it as often as the label directions say. If you can find Transformation into cancer is possible, but not probable. If a it, get a sunscreen with protection against both ultraviolet A fibroid grows rapidly, that’s a sign of cancer change and must and B. be investigated. Most fibroids shrink with menopause. Doctors A hat provides shade for the face and is another protection can treat fibroids in a number of ways. One is removal of against freckles. the uterus -- hysterectomy. If a woman wants more children, sometimes removal of only the fibroid is possible, and this can Dr. Donohue regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but he will incorporate be managed in some cases with a scope and special instruments. them in his column whenever possible. Readers may write him or request an order form Uterine artery embolization is a newer treatment in which a of available health newsletters at P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. slender, soft tube (a catheter) is passed from a surface artery (c) 2010 North America Synd., Inc. All Rights Reserved
CHEWING GUM (continued): • Remember the Alamo? Notorious Mexican dictator and general Antonio Santa Anna played a major role not only at the Alamo but also in bringing chewing gum to America. Living in exile on New York’s Staten Island in 1869, he made the acquaintance of Thomas Adams, whom he told about a gummy substance from the Sapodilla tree that his countrymen had been chewing for centuries. Santa Anna had a ton of chicle shipped to New York, with the intent of combining it with rubber to make cheaper tires and rainboots. When all the vulcanization experiments failed, Adams came up with a plan to manufacture chewing gum. He received a patent for a gummaking machine in 1871 and began producing unflavored chicle gum. He then added sarsaparilla flavoring and called it Adams New York No. 1. His next additive was licorice flavoring, and a long-time favorite, Black Jack, came into being, remaining in regular production from 1884 until the 1970s. • Chicle gum was a good replacement for the spruce and paraffin-based gums because it was smoother, softer and held its flavor. Over the years, chicle has been replaced by newer synthetic materials that are much less expensive, and there are very few companies still using natural chicle. Besides a gum base, gum ingredients are sweeteners, flavorings and softeners, such as glycerin or vegetable oil. A stick of sweetened gum contains about a half teaspoon of sugar. That white powder on a stick is a type of granulated sugar called “rolling powder.” A sugar substituted is dusted on sugar-free gums. • The first gum to be sold from a vending machine was one of Thomas Adams’ brands, Tutti-Fruitti. The machines were installed in New York City subway stations in 1888.
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Those of you who need your daily java fix probably won’t be surprised to learn that coffee is one of the most popular drinks worldwide and is one of the most traded agricultural commodities. Due to limitations in cultivation, however, Hawaii is the only state in the U.S. that produces the beans. The world’s largest dam, located in Canada, is 2,790 feet long -- twice as long as Arizona and Nevada’s Hoover Dam. The truly amazing thing isn’t its size, though; it’s the manner of construction. Over the course of several months, the dam was built entirely by beavers.
According to industry experts, beverage makers sell 9 billion cases of carbonated soda in the United States every year. If you ever open a magazine or watch TV, you’ve probably seen at least one ad from the “Got Milk?” campaign. You probably didn’t know, though, that the same campaign also broke new advertising ground with ads at bus stops that weren’t just visual; they also gave off the odor of fresh-baked cookies. That particular approach was quickly abandoned due to concerns about allergies. Popular cooking expert and television host Rachael Ray reportedly has a sign hanging outside her door that says “Martha doesn’t live here.”
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Carrot Cake Garden Cupcakes Carrots are sprouting up all over! While seeds have already germinated and burst through the soil in our vegetable garden, fresh green carrot tops pop out of the frosting of whimsical carrot cake cupcakes on our kitchen counter, too. Thinking “outside the recipe,” my friends and I came up with a lighter and more contemporary version of our tried-and-true carrot cake recipes. Lemon zest is added to the batter, and the quantity of confectioner’s sugar in the traditional cream-cheese frosting is greatly reduced. And, of course, the whimsy of the carrot decoration is definitely “the icing on the cake.” Bake this batch of 24 cupcakes with your kids for a yummy dessert treat, share a few with neighbors, and leave a several unfrosted for a morning or afternoon snack with a cup of coffee or glass of cold milk. They freeze well, too.
Ingredients for 24 cupcakes: 2 cups granulated sugar 1 1/3 cups canola oil 4 eggs 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose unbleached flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 3 cups grated carrots 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, well-drained 1 cup raisins 1 cup chopped walnuts 1 teaspoon lemon zest (optional) Ingredients for frosting: 1 pound cream cheese at room temperature 1/2 pound unsalted butter at room temperature 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1 1/3 cups confectioner’s sugar, sifted Orange food coloring Carrot-top greens or sprigs of parsley
Preheat oven to 350 F. Let kids fill muffin tins with 24 paper liners. In a large bowl, beat the sugar, oil and eggs together. Add vanilla. In another bowl, the kids may measure and sift together the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add these dry ingredients to the bowl of wet ingredients and stir well. Stir in carrots, drained pineapple, raisins, walnuts and zest. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Let cool completely on wire rack. For frosting, cream together cream cheese, butter and vanilla in a mixing bowl. Slowly add confectioner’s sugar and continue beating until smooth. For carrot decoration, stir together 3-4 tablespoons of frosting with orange food coloring. Spoon into a sandwich-size plastic food bag. Clip off a tiny bit from a bottom corner of the bag and gently squeeze frosting out in zigzag fashion to form a carrot shape on frosted cupcakes. Top with fresh carrot-top greens or parsley. Extra tip: For an earthy taste to walnuts, toast them on a tray in a 350 F oven for 6 to 8 minutes. Cool and chop. Donna Erickson’s award-winning series “Donna’s Day” is airing on public television nationwide. To find more of her creative family recipes and activities, visit www.donnasday.com and link to the NEW Donna’s Day Facebook fan page. Her latest book is “Donna Erickson’s Fabulous Funstuff for Families.” (c) 2010 Donna Erickson
CHEWING GUM (continued): • Frank Fleer is credited with the invention of bubble gum in 1906, calling his formulation Blibber-Blubber. But his recipe never made it to market because it fell apart, was hard to chew and was too sticky. Fleer’s company didn’t give up its experiments, however, and in 1928, 23-year-old Walter Diemer, one of Fleer’s cost accountants with no chemical experience, perfected the process and named his creation Dubble-Bubble. As he worked on the mixture, the only food coloring on hand in the lab was pink, and bubble gum’s characteristic color was the result. Sad to say, Diemer didn’t patent his invention because he was afraid of revealing its secret, and it wasn’t long before the competition got into the act, most notably Bazooka. • The Topps Company began manufacturing Bazooka bubble gum shortly after World War II. They started adding comic strips featuring an eye patch-wearing Bazooka Joe to each piece in 1953. In the 1930s, a comedian named Bob Burns invented a tubular musical instrument using two pipes and a funnel. Burns called the contraption a bazooka, based on the sound it created. Bazooka Joe took his name from Burn’s invention, and stranger still, so did the rocket launcher known by the same name! • When 29-year-old William Wrigley arrived in Chicago in 1891, he had $32 to his name. He got his start selling soap, offering free baking powder as an incentive to his customers. Before long, the baking powder was selling better than the soap, and he made a switch. As an incentive to buy more baking powder, Wrigley offered free chewing gum with each can. We all know what happened next! Wrigley introduced Juicy Fruit in 1893, spearmint shortly afterward and Doublemint in 1914.
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Q: One of my favorite comedic actors to come from “Saturday Night Live” since Will Ferrell is Kristen Wiig. When is she going to get a starring role in her own feature film? -- Pamela Z., via e-mail A: The hilarious 36-year-old actress is joining forces with Judd Apatow and Paul Feig (the “Freaks and Geeks” dynamic duo) to bring to life her untitled comedy, which she wrote and stars in. The movie features Kristen as a maid of honor who is competing with a bridesmaid (played by Rose Byrne of “Damages” on FX) for the attention of the bride. Also attached to the project are Jon Hamm (of AMC’s “Mad Men”), Dianne Wiest and “SNL” alumnus Maya Rudolph. The movie is scheduled for a May 2011 release. Q: So many movies franchises are putting out sequels lately, i.e.: “Ironman,” “Shrek,” etc. When is my favorite franchise, “Men in Black,” going to reboot? -- Kevin D., Annapolis, Md. A: Word is that “Men in Black III” in 3-D has been green-lighted for a May 25, 2012 release date. Star Will Smith and director Barry Sonnenfeld are already aboard, and final negotiations (as of this writing) are in place with Tommy Lee Jones. There is also talk that Josh Brolin is set to portray a younger version of Tommy Lee Jones’ character, Agent Kay. Q: I really love all the child actors who were on “7th Heaven,” especially the girl who played the youngest daughter. Can you tell me what she is doing now? -- Corrine J., Fort Worth, Texas A: Mackenzie Rosman, who portrayed Ruthie Camden in the popular CW series, played a guest-starring role on ABC Family’s “The Secret
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CHEWING GUM (continued): • Although the Doublemint twins weren’t seen on television until 1960, the twins ad campaign began in 1939, and is one of the longest-enduring campaigns ever developed. Early Wrigley radio ads included double piano players and double violin players, which were followed by billboards featuring twins scattered across the American countryside. Indiana twins Jayne and Joan Boyd were the first on television, playing tennis and riding bicycle, as they urged gum-chewers to “Double your pleasure, double your fun.” • If you’re a child of the 1960s, you may recall the hobby of making gum wrapper chains. Gary Duschl of Virginia Beach started folding wrappers in 1965, and his project now spans 62,000 feet, with nearly 1.5 million wrappers. That’s the height of about 40 Empire State Buildings! Gary only uses Wrigley brands and estimates his chain represents close to $96,000 worth of their products. • About half of the U.S. population chews gum, with average annual consumption of about 180 sticks per person. In the United Kingdom, that figure is 125, while Russians chew about 50. The average resident of China consumes only 20 sticks per year, and those in India, only four. • The machine used today by the Wrigley company to wrap pieces of gum is made up of more than 6,000 parts. • It requires about 53 square miles of farmland (that’s about 30,550 football fields) to grow the mint Wrigley uses to flavor its mint gums.
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By Samantha Mazzotta Gas Meter Change Legit? Q: My elderly neighbor called yesterday and told me a man was at her door saying that he was there to change her gas meter. I’ve never heard of such a thing, and so I told her to not let him in. Is it normal for the gas company to just show up and change a meter? Eleanor in Braintree, Mass. A: Meter maintenance is generally part of a local utility’s responsibility, so it’s not unheard of for the utility to send employees to read, maintain or replace meters. In fact, the state of Massachusetts mandates that gas meters must be replaced every seven years, so your neighbor’s meter may indeed be scheduled for replacement. However, your neighbor was right to be cautious. If she couldn’t see a repair truck or any identifying information from the maintenance person, certainly she should verify that the person really is from the utility company or a contractor in their employment. Probably the best way to verify this is to call the util-
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“To get the kids involved in unpacking after a recent move, we used this fun bribe: After each box was emptied, the kids would be able to add it to a collection in the backyard. When they realized the fun they could have with these gigantic building blocks, they were VERY helpful.” -- O.A. in Washington “To keep my stored linens smelling fresh, I tuck a fabric-softener sheet between folded blankets, sheets, etc., in the closet.” -- R.A., via e-mail
ity’s customer-service line directly. She could do that while the person waited outside, or she could tell the person to come back another day -- which a legitimate utility employee will do politely and without question -- and then call the utility to verify that they are maintaining or replacing meters. The utility may schedule a new time for its maintenance person to return and replace the meter, or it can give her a range of dates when its crew will be in the area. The upside of this is that she can have another person, like yourself or a relative, at the house when the utility employee returns, so she’ll be more at ease. The meter replacement itself is a fast process -- less than 30 minutes, usually -- and the utility also will check to make sure there is no damage or leaks in the lines feeding into the house. It’s a valuable service provided as part of your utility bill. HOME TIP: Know where your gas shutoff is in case of an emergency -- locate the shutoff switch, usually near the meter. If a wrench is needed to turn the switch, tape one right next to the switch so you have instant access. Send your home repair and maintenance questions to firstname.lastname@example.org, or write This Is a Hammer, c/o King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. Remember, when in doubt as to whether you can safely or effectively complete a project, consult a professional contractor.
When frosting a cake, line the outside edges with strips of wax paper. Lay the cake on top and frost. When you are finished, gently pull the wax paper strips out, and pipe around the bottom edge for a clean, beautiful presentation. Keep old, clean pantyhose around. They have a million uses. Here’s one that recently came up for me: Strain old, potentially clumpy paint through a leg of pantyhose. No clumps on the wall, and a nice finish to your paint.
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Our Parks by Rick Dandes Our parks and historic sites are national treasures that belong to everyone, and what better time of year to visit them than right now, in the summer months? From the redwoods of Northern California to Niagara Falls that straddles New York and Ontario, Tidbits, shines a spotlight on parks, both in the United States and Canada. • The world’s first national park, Yellowstone, was created by an act of Congress in 1872 as a “pleasuring ground for the benefit and enjoyment of the people in order to protect for all time this outstanding natural area.” • The most and the least: California has the most National Parks with 23; Delaware has none. • At 1,932 feet (588.9 meters), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States. It is the centerpiece of Crater Lake National Park, located in southern Oregon. • The spectacular Banff National Park was established in 1885 as Canada’s first National Park (third in the world) and was the birth place of Canada’s vast national parks system; the park covers 6,641 square kilometers (2,564 miles). • While the name Devil’s Tower (in Yellowstone National Park) may not be a household word, millions can recognize its shape from the 1977 movie, “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.” It is also our country’s first national monument.
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• Niagara Falls, though a state park, is comprised of two major sections separated by Goat Island: Horseshoe Falls, the majority of which lies on the Canadian side of the border, and American Falls on the American side. The smaller Bridal Veil Falls is also located on the American side, separated from the main falls by Luna Island. • Niagara Falls is 23 miles (37 km) northwest of Buffalo, New York, and 79 miles (127 km) southeast of Toronto, Ontario. • The Falls at Niagara cannot claim to be the highest or the widest in the world, or even to have the greatest flow of water. Iguazu Falls on the Paraguay-BrazilArgentina borders surpasses Niagara Falls on all three counts. But Niagara’s are the world’s most popular. • Seven people have gone over the Horseshoe Falls at Niagara Falls in a barrel. Four lived, and unfortunately, three died. Only two living things have been seen to go over Niagara Falls safely without special protection: a dog over the American Falls in the 1800s and a boy over the Horseshoe Falls in 1960. • Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska, features North America’s highest mountain, 20,320-foot-high (6,194 m) Mount McKinley. • Mount Whitney in California stands 14,494 feet (4,418 m), and is located in Sequoia National Park.
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