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October 27, 1996
Dr. Hugh James Davis Jr., 69, the gynecologist who invented the birth control device known as the Dalkon shield. Although he was a pioneer in laparoscopy and held more than 30 patents on medical instruments used in abdominal surgery, Davis was most praised--and most reviled--over the intrauterine device. The Food and Drug Administration suspended use of the Dalkon shield in 1974 after 11 deaths and 209 cases of spontaneous abortion. It was taken off the market in 1984.
December 11, 1989 | Dr. Neil Solomon
Question: Would there be any advantage to having one of those special drinks after exercising to replace the electrolytes that are used up, or will the regular foods you eat take care of this? Answer: Exercise results in a proportionately greater loss of water than of eletrolytes. As a result, the concentration of eletrolytes in the body increases. What an athlete needs most afer a workout is fluid. The electrolytes lost during exercise can be replaced through the foods you eat.
May 15, 1994
If "Have Sprouts, Will Travel" is your motto, take a taste of the "Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Natural Foods Restaurants in the U.S. and Canada." The 270-page paperback serves up more than 2,000 vegetarian and natural-foods restaurants in all 50 states, although you may want to pack a lunch if you're bound for Idaho or South Dakota--according to the guide, each state has only one vegetarian establishment. Although vegan and natural foods are the chief bill of fare, the guide also lists a variety of ethnic offerings.
September 18, 1985
Jiffy Lube International Inc., a chain of quick-service oil change shops, Tuesday announced plans to open 400 garages in the next five years, including 300 in California. The expansion into 11 Western states will be directed by the company's newly created West Coast office in Tustin headed by senior vice president Nicholas A. Greville. Greville joined Baltimore, Md.-based Jiffy Lube in June after 12 years with Midas International Corp.
July 31, 1985 | Andy Rose
After declaring it "an honor and a privilege" to have served in the U.S. Navy, Capt. John Kinnier retired Monday and handed command of the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station to Capt. Stanley Kozlowski. The new commander was most recently director of the Strike and Surface-to-Surface Missile Systems Group in Washington, D.C., and before that held posts as coastal zone adviser in Vietnam and commanding officer of the ship John Paul Jones.
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