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Secretary Richard ot hweiker Announces Program HHS Secretary Richard S. Schweiker announced a propo- sed warning label and a public awareness program, including radiffanouncements, to alert parents that Reye Syndrome, a rare but life - threatening dis- ease, has been reported to be linked to the use of aspirin and other salicylate- containing dr- ugs by children under 16 years of age who have flu and ch- icken pox. Outlining his plans before a House subcommittee hearing i to- day, Schweiker said a key part of. the program will be radio public service announcements that will reach parents and physicians before the next flu season. " This public educat- ion campaign is vital", Schwe- iker said, " because label ch- anges take time and we must address products already in retail stores and homes. We have to alert parents as qu- ickly as possible" In addition to aspirin, many common over - the - counter and prescription drugs, inclu- ding some popular cough and cold remedies, .contain salicyl- ates. The Reye Syndrome aware- ness campaign will enlist the help of consumer and health professional groups to circulate information to the public. Qu- estion - and - answer broch- ures will be sent to physicia- ns and pharmacists. Also a feature article on the subject will be published in the October issue of the FDA Consumer magazine. That article, along with a column about the pro- blem written by Surgeon Gen- eral C. Everett Keep, M.D., will be made available to newspa- pers around the nation. For nonprescription drugs, the warning label would read : " Warning: This product con- tains a salicylat. Do not use in persons under 16 years of age with flu or chicken pox unless directed by your doctor. The use of salicylates to treat these conditions has been reported to be associated with a rare but serious childhood disease called Reye Syndrome." For prescription drugs, the warning would appear in the labeling for physicians and would read: " Drugs of this class, salicylates, have been "N reported tobe associated with the development of Reye Syn- drome in children under 16 years of age with chicken pox, 'influenza and influenza - like infections." Reye Syndrome is charact- erized by vomiting and leth- argy which may progress to delirium and coma in child- ren who are recovering from , .viral infections, particularly in- fluenza or chicken pox. About 600 to 1,200 cases occur each year in the U.S., most bet- ween the ages of 5 and 16. Death results in 20 to 30 per cent of the cases and permanent brain dam- age in many others. The U. S. Centers for dis- ease Control earlier this year , reported on four studies ( one each from Arizona and Ohio and two from Michigan) in wh- ich the use of salicylates and salicylate - containing drugs during an earlier viral illness was more common in patients who developed Reye Syndrome than in matched controls. An FDA working group went to the states and audited raw data from three of four case I control studies conducted by state health departments ( two in Michigan and one in Ohio) and performed an independent analysis of the salicylates and their association with Reye :Syndrome. The American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on In- fectieus Diseases also review- ed the data and in the June 1982 issue of Pediatrics, its official Journal, issued a statement advising that the use of sap icylates should be avoided in children suffering from influe- nza or chicken pox. Schweiker announced June 4 that medical experts had con- cluded that a warning to phy- sicians and parents was warr- anted. At the direction of the Se- cretary, FDH issued a Drug Bulletin with information on Re- ye Syndrome and salicylate use to more than one million heal- th professionals. Also, Sur- geon General Keep has already issued an advisory on this issue to the health care community. Heather Dawn Basham, dau- ghter of Harold and Ruth Ann ( Ballard) Basham of Ellison Ri- dge, in Jumping Branch cele- brated her 6th birthday on October 7, 1982. Heather had a family party plus a small one with the girls in her baton class, that is being taught by Patty Basham. Heather received se- veral nice gifts and enjoyed them very much. Heather also attends the 1st grade at Jump- ing Branch Elementary. Hea- ther is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William C. ( Poody) Ballard of Cedar Ave., Bellepoint and Mr. and Mrs. Dewey C. Basham of Ellison Ridge, in Jumping Branch. Heather's prents also celebr- ated their 7th wedding anniv- ersary on Monday October 4, 1982. Area Singers Invited All area singers who would like to take part in this year's presentation of Handel's " Me, " by the College - Comm- Chorus are invited to att- end the first rehearsal which Will be held Sunday, Oct. 17, at 700 p.m. in Wilcox Chapel on the Alderson - Broaddus Coll- ege campus. Dr. Jack Clinard Of the A - B Music Department, who will be directing the presentation, said that no auditions would be re- quired except for the solo parts. The auditions will be held Sun- day, OCt. 24, at 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel. The College - Community Chorus is well known through- out the area, having perfor- med regularly over the past 17 years. Servicemen In The News avy Hull .Maintenance i r chfiician 3rd Class Thomas F. Briers, Jr., son of Thomas . Briers Sr. qf Box 119 Buck , R, u,e, Hintnn, W. Va., recently '. :e urned from a deployment to , f.he Mediterranean Sea. " : i le Js a crewmember abe- : ard ,hc guided missile cruis- - er USS South Carolina, home- " [,rted in Norfolk, Va. I)uring the six and / month " dl iq,,yment, his ship particip- b ,+ m various exercises with ,', .... ;i h Fleet Units .and those d allied nations. Port visits  re made to Italy, Morocco, "mi,i .,isia, Spain, Gibraltar and :IE' ,:(,ce. - rbe.South Carolina is 596 feet h qg and carries a crew of 540. I is armed with guns, miss- i; - and anti-submarine torp- Tues. Oct. 12, 1982 Hinton News- 3 IOutstanding Young Men of American Announce Local Winners The Board of Advisors for the t)u:sianding Young Men of Am- erica Awards Program anno- unced recently the names of men who have been selected for he 1982 edition of OUTSTANDING YOUNG MEN OF AMERICA. These men were selected frJn nominations received fr,,m Senators, Congressmen, G.vernors, Mayors, State Leg- islators, University and Coll- ege Presidents and Deans as well as various civic groups, including the United States Jaycees which also endorses he Outstanding Young Men of America program. In every communily there Named To Who's Who Paul H. Williams, 17, of Aid- erson is oneof 94 teenagers in the nation named to the third " Who's Who" Spdkesteen Panel. Sponsored by Educational Communications, Inc., publis- hers of Who's Who Among American High School Students , the panel includes articul- ate, highachieving teens who will speak to the media on behalf of the 365,000 students recognized in the publication. "We oftefl receive calls ask- ing us to answer questions On issues which affect teens," said Paul Krouse, " Who's Who " publisher. "We decided to let the teens speak for themselv- es and their fellow students, so we created the Spokesteen Pa- nel in 1980. Now, when a news- paper reporter or television interviewer calls us, we can refer the news person directly , to a local teen." Paul is the son of Alonzo and Elsie Williams. He was appo- inted to the Spokesteen Panel as a result of mail question- naires, and telephone inter- vies with several hundred " Who's Who" teenagers. He was chosen for this ability to cl- early express a point of view during an interview situation. Paul is a senior at Hinton tiigh School , Hinton. are young men working dili- gently :1 make their cities, as well as Iheir country, better places in which I1 live These men. having dis1 inguished hemselves in one or more fields tlf endeavor, are outsl- anding and deserve Ii) be re- c,gnized for Iheir achieve- nleRts. The criteria fro" sele- 'lion include a man's voluntary .crvice o community, profesz- :al leadership, academic achievement, business advan- cemen:, cultural accomplish- mens and civic and polilical I,tr iciparicm. The met! lisled, a't,mg with Icll,,w t)utslanding Young Men hr(ughlml North America will be fea:ured in ttlis prestigious annual awards publication. Our Board of Advisors and E(ti:.rs salule all cimsen as t )u, s: ,uting Ymmg Men of Am- erica. We lake great pride in t)ringing their accomplish- mcn:s t Ihc atlenlion of the American public. I,,cal lllell are: I{obcrt I.cxington Neely, I,ilwstcm : Robert Anthony Ma- ,,.ella. and Stanley Mac Stock- t.n, h.th tl[ Ilinton, Truman L. +e For State Senate lOth District Mercer Summers Monroe Raleigh McDowell Paid for by Sayre for Senate Committee, Dink Stafford Chairman. COPYRIGHT 1982 THE KROGER CO. ITEMS AND PRICES GOOD SUNDAY, OCT. 10. THROUGH SATURDAY, OCT, WE RESERVE THE R,OH, To .M,, UAN,,T,ES..OHE SO.D ,o DEA... IN THE DELl DEPT., RESH BAKED OATMEAL-RAISIN, 'ECIAL/ SUGAR, PEANUT BUTTER OR Chocolate Chip Doz. 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