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The Michigan Daily-Thursday, May 18, 1978-Page 15
Warning: Living
may be hazardous

to your health
By The Associated Press Read the
Warning: Living can be hazardous to tells you
your health. cause can
Or so it seems. If you believe Off to
everything you read and hear, it is hard automobil
to imagine how anyone survives. seat belt f
Consider just a few of the dangers National
lurking in a typical day. cent of all
WAKE UP WITH a cup of coffee. But 25 miles o
too much caffeine is bad for you. It Safe at
causes birth defects in animals, some million Ar
researchers say. And who can afford cancer-ca
coffee anyway? work, ac(
Take a vitamin. Careful. Thousands stitute of
of cases of vitamin poisoning are repor- Health.,
ted every year, according to the workers f
National Clearinghouse for Poison Con- everythin
trol Centers of the Food and Drug Ad- other pol
ministratin (FDA). 2,000 chem
Bacon and eggs for breakfast. Do not as cancer
take safety for granted. The gover-
nment wants to sharply reduce the NERVO
amount of sodium nitrite used to cure with sugar
bacon because nitrite can combine with Lunch t
other substances to form cancer- President
causing agents. "Bacon," says Michael Anyway,]
Jacobson, of the Center for Science in time, can
the Public Interest, "is nothing but lit- heart, say
tie strips of fat laced with nitrosamines. Abuse.
The fat produces heart disease, You mig
America's No. 1 health problem, the
nitrosamines promote cancer, the No. 2 Time fo
health problem." oven. Un!
JUST EGGS, then. Whites only. Egg leaking ex
AP Photo yolks contain cholesterol and high Give up
levels of cholesterol are bad for your As you
orgetown heart. statistic.
ents drop A quick cigarette before showering. when we k
are then Remember the cancer warnings! the aver,
OK, there is nothing wrong with United Sta
cleanliness, is there? Only sometimes. to the Cen
The FDA wants warning labels on bub- than 70 ye
ble baths because, it says, some who
use them get rashes and itching.
. BE CAREFUL stepping into the tub.
Twenty-one million Americans are in-
jured in home accidents every year,
- says the Consumer Product Safety
Commission. And if the water is too hot, Mr
ffed to the you may waste energy.S*
m We Back in the bedroom to dress. Stop So
-am Weissbefore you spray. Aerosol products con-
e are here taining chlorofluorocarbons may be
e policyrif damaging the earth's atmosphere and
tinues, we the government has taken steps to ban
the White them.
Perhaps you are female. On the Pill.

required warning label that
excess doses of estrogen can
cer.
work. Careful of that
le. Does it pollute? Is your
astened? Drive carefully. The
Safety Council says 72.3 per
fatal accidents happen within
f home.
the office. Safe? Nearly one
mericans may be exposed to
using substances where they
cording to the National In-
f Occupational Safety and
An additional 20 million
face possible dangers from
g from asbestos to noise and
lutants. Between 1,500 and
nicals are known or suspected
causing agents.
US? TRY chewing gum. Not
r; that can cause cavities.
ime. Skip the three martinis.
Carter does not approve.
lots of alcohol, over a long
damage the liver, brain and
s the National Center on Drug
ht as well go home.
r dinner. Use the microwave
Less it has been found to be
cessive radiation.
and go to bed.
drift off, ponder one more
It may cheer you: In 1900,
knew of none of these dangers,
age life expectancy in the
ates was 47.3 years, according
sus Bureau. Today, it is more
ars.

Keeping cool
Where do tired, old refrigerators go to rest? To this back street at Ge
University, apparently. Actually, this is the spot where Georgetown stud
off the rented iceboxes at the end of the school year. The refrigerators
carted off for storage until next semester.
Rabbis protest U.S

arms sale
WASHINGTON (AP) Seven rabbis
from New York chained themselves to
the iron fence in front of the White
House yesterday to protest the Carter
administration's sale of jet fighters to
Egypt andSaudi Arabia.
They spent about 75 minutes in front
of the Executive Mansion before
unlocking the handcuffs and moving to
Capitol Bill. An eighth rabbi, without
handcuffs, sat in front of the White
Bouse with them.
THE EIGHT protesters remained
there for more than an hour while
police watched them but took no action
to remove them.
About 2,000 demonstrators suppor-
ting the rabbis massed on the broad
sidewalk of Pennsylvania Avenue and
across the street in Lafayette Park,
chanting Hebrew prayers and singing
the Israeli national anthem and Israeli
folk songs.
At one point more than a 'dozen
District of Columbia police officers
stepped between the rabbis and their
supporters, using their nightsticks to
push the crowd back. No injuries were
apparent.
THE POLICE line blocked the sup-
porters, reporters and photographers
from viewing the rabbis, but the of-
ficers eventually stepped away.
The police permitted one memnber of
the group to hand a bullhorn to one of.-
the 'abbis when -another bullhorn the4
rabbi was using began tofail'- '

to ArabQ
With his right wrist handcu
six-foot-high fence, Rabbi Avr
of the Bronx, N.Y., said, "WE
to tell the President that if th
eroding support for Israel con
will come back and circle
House.

The Ann Arbor Film Cooperative
presents of AUD. A
Thursday, May 18
RED RIVER
(Howard Hawks, 1948) 7 ONLY-AUD. A
In the seasonal critical fights about the 10 Greatest Westerns," this film is
near the top of most lists. JOHN WAYNE (before he became vapidly heroic)
gives one of his best performances as a monomaniacal rancher determined
to get his herd to the railroad at the cost of any life, in the first cattle drive up
the Chisholm Trail. Hints of Captain Bligh here, with MONTGOMERY CLIFT
as a sexually aggressive Mr. Christian. Spectacle (over 6,000 cattle were used
in the shooting), great photography, super action, and a mind-blowing
climax. With WALTER BRENNAN, HARRY CAREY, NOAH BEERY, JR., JOANNE
DRU.
RIO BRAVO
(Howard Hawks, 1959) 9:15-AUD. A
A sheriff, a drunk, a cripple, and a kid try to keep a killer in foil against the
attacks of the killer's brother and a small army. A classic western and a
triumph for Hawks who transforms a standard plot into the kind of movie that
wins fans. JOHN WAYNE, WALTER.BRENNAN, WARD BOND (the Ford & Hawks
repertory company), with ANGIE DICKINSON and RICKY NELSON looking tough.
Screenplay by Jules Furthmon and Leigh Brackett (THE BIG SLEEP).
Tomorrow: "And Now for Soqiphing Completely Different" A
'Quacksor Fortune KHsdppusin in the Bronx"

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