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May 10, 1988 | KATHLEEN DOHENY
Women who always feel cold--distressing family members by turning up the heat and closing windows--may have an iron deficiency, researchers say. John L. Beard, an assistant professor of nutrition at Pennsylvania State University, and his graduate student, Myfanwy Borel, came to that conclusion after submerging eight iron-deficient women and 10 women with normal iron levels in water slightly cooler than body temperature. Body temperatures in the iron-deficient women dropped an average of .
September 7, 1987 | LYNN O'SHAUGHNESSY, Times Staff Writer
Last week, Barbara St. John learned that the body of her only child had been found by authorities at the bottom of a ravine in Angeles National Forest. With that news, one of her most terrifying fears evaporated. Blayne Marie St. John, a student at the University of California, Irvine, had disappeared into the parched, treeless hills on the afternoon of Aug. 30. As the search for the 19-year-old continued for days, her mother worried that the girl's body would never be recovered.
March 9, 1986 | DORALIE DENENBERG SEGAL, Segal, a physiologist with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration , lives in Arlington, Va. and
Lifeguard Bob Speca looks forward to spending a little less than four hours today--his 29th birthday--running in the Los Angeles Marathon. The Ventura resident has completed 17 marathons and also has several triathlons to his credit. Nat Pisciotta, 82, of Whittier, also expects to run the race. It will be the retired mechanical engineer's 20th marathon since he started running 14 years ago.
December 27, 1985 | MARYLOU LUTHER
Question: My son, a freshman at Brown, says he's freezing to death at school. He's a native Californian and has not become acclimated to the cold weather in Rhode Island. I've bought him all the requisite thermal underwear and sweaters, and I've lectured him on the importance of insulating his body with layers of clothes but he's still cold. Any ideas?--J.J. Answer: Send your son a scholar's scarf.
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