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"Cancer: A Personal 00oyage" to be aired Friday, June 2 "Cancer: A Personal Voyage, a documentary chronicling the last two years in the life of a young doctor, will be broadcast in Philadelphia on TV12 Friday, June 27. at 9 p.m. MORGAN The program is presented nationally on public televi- sion by WHYY-TV and is being carried by all stations in all major markets and many other cities across the country. 91 FM will broadcast a companion radio program, "Cancer: After the Diagnosis," DRAZEN on Sunday, June 22, at 10 a.m. Peter J. Morgan, M.D., a physi- cian who at age 29 learned he had terminal cancer, is featured in "Cancer: A Personal Voyage." This film by Ruth Yorkin Drazm intervk ducted his d, reveal feelin living with c Actc thew B will re, diary. "Can schedu] televis p.m. (( Use science Renowned climatologist Lau- rence Kalkstein's research has led to hot weather alert systems that help keep people safer and to a World Wide Web site that alerts consumers to weather conditions that encourage itchy skin. The Lanacane Summer Itch Index can be accessed Monday through Friday on the University of Delaware's Center for Climatic Research web site at www.udel.edu/SynClim/scl.html. It can also be seen Monday through Friday mornings at 8:07 a.m., now through Labor Day, on the cable television network Fox News Channel. Consumers may also e-mail the center at ItchRe- lief@aol.com. In May Washington, D.C., joined Philadelphia in adopting to beat heat-related ski the University of Delaware's Cen- Kalkst, ter for Climatic Research's hot calcula weather alert system, itchy s The system, created by Kalk- itch al stein, a climatologist and profes- winter. sor of geography at the University Kalk of Delaware, is a computer pro- the sun gram that compares data repre- ate the senting an area's past and present of ulm weather, and atmospheric and prevale health conditions. It then alerts dance ( public officials when there is a high probability of heat-related deaths. When the alert is issued, cities respond with emergency actions that safeguard the elderly and chil- dren and inform the public. St. Louis and Phoenix are now con- sidering using the system. Last winter, the Lanacane Itch Information Center contacted I uses ws con- before ',ath to 1is inner s about nd dying lcer. r Mat- roderick BRODERICK d excerpts from Morgan's :er: A Personal Voyage" is ed for broadcast on public .on Friday, June 27 at9 ;heck local listings). n problems '.in to use his program to te when conditions make dn a probability. His first rt system appeared this ;tein said, "The purpose of imer itch index is to evalu- potential cumulative effect violet radiation, mosquito ice and poison ivy abun- n summer skin problems." Harbor Healthcare boasts new champ The afternoon Yahtzee and social club at Harbor Health- care and Rehabilitation Cen- ter recently named George Budulas Yahtzee champ, with a high score of 714 points. This enthusiastic group meets at 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday in the facili- ty's activities room. An open invitation has been extended to Yahtzee players in the corn-- reunify to engage in the high- spirited, for-fun-only compe- tition. For more information about Harbor Healthcare, or to learn about its social pro- grams, call Olive Ward at 645- 4664. DONOR EGG bnmediate Availability The Genetics & IVF institute, inter,rationally rcspcL'icd for pitmccring infertility Ircatmcntr,. has accomplished over 1450 pregnancies, using ad\\; anted reproductive technologies. Our highly successful dollor egg iwogr,tm has over 10() fully screened donors immediately acccxsiblc to paltcnlx rcquirillg oocvtc donation. Your imluilics will be clcomcd. GENETICS & IVF INSTITUTE I.()L'XII()NS IN FAIRFAX AND (;AITtlIRSBUI(; 1-800-552-4363 CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, June 13 - June 19, 1997, 40 Have you had your hearing checked recently? Now is a good time to come in for a free hearing test and hearing aid check.up. HEARING AID ASSOCIATES 934-1471 Millsboro - 2 miles N. of Rt. 24 on Rt. 30 6 miles S. of Rt. 9 on Rt. 30 FREE ANONYMOUS HIV TESTS FREE Health Seminar from Beebe Medical Center INFECTIONS - What Every Parent Should Know WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 1997 SPEAKER: Dr. John J. Ludwicki Board Certified Pediatrician LOCATION: Beebe Medical Center's Gull House Rehoboth Beach (Opposite Spring Lake) TIME: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Beebe Medical Center This is a free seminar. Please call 645-3332 to register. 424 Savannah Rd., Lewes, DE Early detection is the key weapon in the battle against cancer. Ask your physician about cancer screenings.