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i L[Imn you begin reading all the news about Christmas depression, them depress you. i L .l cle from the Journal of the Medical Association says | L'mu actually show a relatively low depression during December n' ['~m'ed with other months, f |tee report says the number o HEARING TESTS ARE IMPORTANT should have a test at least once a If ym have a hearing n of y kind you owe it YOurself to have an elec- nic hearing test to deter- ae what can be done to help I: Por over twelve years PROFESSIONAL HEARING AID CENTER been serving this area of ,as and helping those who te hearing problems. We 'ry all major brands of aring aids. Our 0[essional experience .you of personal un- tamling and expert help th a most important blem-Hearing Impair- rot. Come hear the dif- ence- ily Hrs. 8:30a.m.-4:00p.m. n, Wed, Thurs, Fri. (Sat. by Appt.) PROFESSIONAL HEARING AID CENTER Fel, )n, Hearing Aid ist, Eustace Shopping wy 175, Eustace,TX 425-4086 epresslon suicides, psychiatric ho6pitalizafions, and even letters to advice columns is relatively low during december. The pattern of major psychiatric illness declines during the days and weeks before Christmas and on Christmas Day itself. But these problems show an increase in January. Regardless of statistics, many peol:)le do become depressed at Christ- mastime, says the Texas Medical Association. The causes include guiit from eating or drinking too much, ab- sence of a loved one, demands on money, increased contact with certain relatives, and public rejoicing that makes private pain harder to bear. Symptoms of depression are a sad m(x~cl; guilt: indecisiveness and a lack ~f confidence; feelings of wor- t t~le,~;sness, helplessness, and hopelessness; anxiety; suicidal thoughts; irritability; loss of sex drive, oyment Holiday employment and a con- tinuing trend toward growth in the state's economy gave Texas an unem- ployment rate of 6.7 percent in Novem- ber-the lowest rate since August 1~2, the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said today. The seasonally adjusted figure was down from 7.4 percent in October. said Bureau of Labor Statistics economist Nic Santangelo. Unadjusted, unem- ployment dropped only one-tenth of a percent from 6.9 in October to in November. appetite, or sleep; difficulty in concen. tration; inability to carry out a daily routine; headachm; fatigue and lois of energy; and constipation. In dealing with Christmas depression, TMA suggests people: -Keep in mind that what is good health advice the rest of the year is also good advice during the holidays. In par- ticular, moderation in food and alcohol are always wise. -Avoid unrealistic expectations that "the magic of Christmas" will solve personal or family problems. This helps avoid an after-Christmas crash. -Take time to appreciate the positive aspects of the season. For example, there is more time to spend with family and friends, as well as an opportunity to Novern~z~r," Santangelo said. "It's ob- do something special for them. viously very reflective of the economy's Gifts send message ongoing recovery in the state. The state work force has been able to absorb The holiday gift you give an elderly many new previously unemployed relative or friemi may send an uninten- workers due to population growth and dud message, says a specialist on migration." aging. "Many of the common For the first 11 months of the year, sterotyp~ about the elderly are refloc- Santangelo said, the number of people ted in the type of gifts they receive from employed in Texas has grown by 256,000 younger family members," says Judith while the number of unemployed has L. Warren, a family life oducatiou- dropped by 34,000. aging specialist with the Texas A&M In 1983, the seasonally adjusted University Agricultural Extension Set- unemployment rate in Texas peaked at vice home economics program. 'rbe Malakoff Newt Dec. 8,19 --LIA Malakoff Insurance Agency *Life *Home *Bonds *Auto *Commercial Now representing American Life and Accidental Insurance Co. Medicare Supplement Policy Malakoff JERRY GARRISON 489-O512 DECEMBER BEDDING SALE SETS ONLY Size 1 Yr. 5 Yr. 15 Yr. 20 Yr. 25 Yr. Twin --- $39 -- $59 -" $79--- $99 -- -- each piece Full --" $49 --- $69 -- $99 =-- $149--- $179 each piece Queen -- $69 -- $89 -- $119-- $169 =-- $199 King "-$79 -- $99 --$139 +-- $199 -- $219 BRING YOUR OWN TRUCK or TRAILER & SAVE Hwy 85 & 90 Gun Bah'el City 887-1555 "The unemployment rate continued 9+0 percent in March, Santangelo said, For example, if you always give its very steady improvementin and was 8,5 percent in September. grandpa a pair of pajamas or slippers, "There is still underlying badyou could be telling him that you think Compare :features everybody looking for work hedoesn t do anything more than sleep, ~: ~)~}~,~. h~.s found it," Santangelo said. she explains. The object is to give ,d~ ham-urchase ,'But we're seeing overall ira- something that relates to that person for provernent in all demographic sec- and provides pleasure or dellght. ,//I. Selecting the perfect" ham for your tors-+-imrticularily blacks," he said. "Consider the elderly person's life holiday dinner can require ~})m."Probabty a lot of the improvement now, or past related experience for a careful label reading. Variatiom~ m is due to the holiday season. But when clue to gift ideas," says Warren. moisture content, style, cut and brand we look at the whole year, we do see an Elderly persons may be less physically of ham affect its price and the quality of overall improvement," be said. active, yet mentally active-thinking the product you put on the table, says a When adjusting the figures by season, and reminiscing about the things they Texas A&M University Agricultural economists "chop off the very sharp have been Interested in throughout Extension Servicefoodsand nutrition veak' in the emvloyment rise, hesaid, their lives. Many gifts stlmulate this ~!' specialist. " But you still have to account for the cognltive activity and thtm provide But these variations are clearly fact that a part of the increase is due to pleasure for the older person, says the ~ ~.~1.1[.~ stated on the label so consumers can ~easonal employment.' specialist. ~ /t'~+~,~ compare features and costs. The first choice you have to make is between a fully cooked or a cook-before-e,~ting . ,e ~- ham. The two types of hams are ~,. ~, processed for different amounts of , /r ~+4~4~ / ~ time, but both are precooked long ~ ~ enough to make them safe to ~t. ........ The words "water-added means that more moisture was added to the 0 r ham than was removed du~'ing. processing. But the weight of the ~.~i ~ ....................... ~, I " finished, water-added ham cannot ex~~.~~~ Ili~!ll"~illlP ceed the weight of the fresh hem by __ --+....=1| 1 d+: more than 10 percent, n llnl llll ' The choice of a bo,ne-in, sen, i- ~~1~ ~ ..... ~ i boneless or boneless ham affects the .................... ~,...~= ........................................... number of servings. Consumersshouldweight can- ~.,,.:~,--~C''A~A~ ~~~A~ ~@~ 2~'p~t also remember that the of ~fr ~'~J ~J] ned hams will include the juices in which the ham was packed, and chank or butt protion hams may not be a good Mondmeflts Pre-Need Funeral Insurance value because they are hams ends with 403 East Royall Blvd. 4851500 Malakoff center cuts removed. ************************ II II II II 5 $ .7/~o,,~,,~,/, J White with red leather interior. Loaded! List Price $21,900 4 (ST 4141) Maroon with a split cloth seat, power windows, power door locks, air conditioned, wire wheel covers. 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