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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, July 28, 2005 7 Testing of Poultry for Fair Scheduled August 2 & 11 control. MD Board When it comes to environ- ment, today's level of UV light Hospital is higher than it was 50 or 100 ' and Medical years ago. This is due to a re- duction of ozone in the earth's atmosphere. Ozone serves as Surgery a filter to screen out and re- ~0ut, pools are open duce the amount of UV light across the coun- to which we are exposed. With for fun ways to less atmospheric ozone, a high- as the summer tern- er level of UV light reaches the a high. As you earth's surface and we are ex- pool or to the posed to more harmful rays. a vacation, take Other environmental factors steps to keep include elevation, latitude and your family safe even cloud cover. rays. Although you have little con- five or sev- trol over heredity and the envi- your skin ronment, you can control your Is your best de- exposure to the sun. Sunlight developing skin is necessary for us to main- your body tain good health; however, sun- light, infection, burns and UV light can damage skin has two your skin. The total amount of contain sev- sun you receive over the years The top lay- and overexposure resulting in called the epider-a sunburn~can cause skin can- three kinds of cer. A suntan is your skin's re- cells (flat, scalysponse to UV light and it serves basal cells as a preventative reaction to and melanocytes further prevent injury to our give your skin itsskin from the sun. However, it Cancer (malignant does not prevent skin cancer. m one of these The sunburn you receive this of the skin. week may take 20 years or more types of skin to become skin cancer. In fact, cell, squamous just one blistering sunburn as a Basal cell child can greatly increase your the most corn- chances of developing skin can- skin cancer and cer later in life. There are some type of skin can- simple tips you and your family cancers are can follow to protect your skin are most fre- and reduce your risk of devel- by exposure to oping skin cancer. type of skin Minimize your exposure to It is the the sun at midday and between and the most dif- the hours of 10:00AM and Although most 3:00PM. 'OCCUrs in adults, it Apply sunscreen with at least be found in a SPF-15 or higher, to all areas adolescents, of the body which are exposed several factors to the sun. of devel- Reapply sunscreen every two .~acer including he- hours, even on cloudy days. Re- and your apply after swimming or per- the sun. Heredity spiring. are two fac- Wear clothing that covers you have little your body and shades your face. (Hats should provide shade for both the face and back of the neck.) Avoid exposure to UV radiation from sunlamps or tanning par- lors. Protect your children. Keep them from excessive sun expo- sure when the sun is strongest (10:00AM and 3:00PM), and apply sunscreen liberally and frequently to children 6 months of age and older. Do not use sunscreen on children under 6 months of age. Parents with children under 6 months of age should severely limit their chil- dren's sun exposure. For more information on pro- tecting your skin or on skin cancer, contact Dr. Kletter, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital at 728-2226. For physician refer- ral, call 728-DOCS. IT e aching Tools for Educators & Parents Teacher & Parent Resource Materials Available Home School Supplies Homework Aids Educational Toys Competitive Pn'ces, School & Business Purchase Orders, Catalog Orden'ng Available, Order by Phone, Fax, or Mail 406 N. MILDRED ST. RANSON, WV (304) 724-5005 M-F 9 AM-5 PM. Sat 9 AM-2 PM AUGUST 2nd at the FIRE STATION! U.S. Rte 340 South on the By-Pass. Paul Elliott, Superinten- limit entries if space is a prob- tion birds, meat birds and eggs. dent of the Poultry Depart- lem. Feed will be furnished by All exhibitors must be Jefferson ment at the Jefferson Coun- the fair and all poultry will County residents or a member ty Fair has announced all foul be given feed and water three of a Jefferson County 4-H Club must be blood tested on Au- times per day. Each exhibitor is or FFA Chapter. gust 2 or 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at limited to six foulor foul groups the fairgrounds. All poultry or any combination thereof. All Exhibit will be banded after testing. No poultry must be removed Sat- poultry will be tested on entry urday morning, August 27, 6-11 The Washington County Mu- day. For more information on a.m. or Sunday, August 28, 2-5 seum of Fine Arts in Hager- poultry blood tests, contact El- p.m. Entry forms are provided stown, Md. will present an exhi- liott at 876-3437. Other testing in the fair catalog, available at bition of 64 woodblock prints by times can be arranged by ap- all Jefferson County banks or Japanese artist Koizumi Kishio pointment, the Extension Office. from July 29 through Septem- All poultry exhibits will be Classes consist of large foul, ber 11. The exhibition will open entered Saturday, August 20, bantams, pigeons, water foul, with a public reception on Sun- 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Department turkeys, 4-H and FFA projects, day, July 31 between the hours personnel reserve the right to farm flock, rare breeds, produc- of 2:30 and 4 p.m. A. CAPD is a deficit in the brain's processing of information rather than hearing loss. Symptoms vary, but may include unusual sensitivity to noise, distractions by noise, localizing difficulties, and trouble in reading, spelling, and writing. Generally classroom management strategies can help significantly reduce these symptoms; however, in more serious cases assistive listening devices may be needed. Audiology Hearing Care Services i Jefferson Urgent Care Center, Somerset Plaza, Charles Town, WV 25414 Please e-mail or call with any questions you would like answered 304-728-6763 e-nudi: JnlOS@ l.e m WEEKLY CASH DRAWINGS: Doulde Your Treasure and Win tip to STO,O00 Sunday, August 7, 14, 2 l, 28 & Sunday, September ! l, 18, 25 at 8pm GWID PRIZE DRAMN6: Win Vow choice of a 2H5 Cadillac STS or SRX or CASH PLUS 9 additional cash prizes Thursday, September 8 & Thursday, October 6 at 8pro Player's Choice members can get ONE FREE entry every day just by visiting the Player's Choice* Promotions Booth or any Kiosk. Earn additional entries by playing your favorite slot machine with your Player's Choice card inserted. Membership is FREE. { Games 23 Home Health caring for residents of the for nearly 30 years. health care improves quality of life while ng them to stay at home. health care is less than other forms care delivery. health care is reimbursed ost insurance companies. a loved one are in need health services, contact 3-5680. / (Concessions Available) FOR INFORMA 770N CALL: 725-2814 A PO Box 551, Charles Town, WV 25414 www.charlestownraces com Memorial Hospital subsidiary of West Virginia University Hospitals East LAUREN CIANCIARUSO, D.O, MARK CUCUZzELLA, M.D. HEALTH, INC. For contact Jefferson Memorial Hos 304-724-3627 A better w'ay to care.