Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Monday, September 11, 2000
Study club plans meeting
The Modern Study Club will meet at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the
First Christian Church for their "kick-off" meeting of their new club year.
Catherine Travland who has recently begun her tenure as president for
the organization, will preside and present the president's welcome. Travland's
theme for the year is, "Seek wisdom and knowledge in the 21st
Presentation of the 2000-2001 Yearbooks will be made and a tape concerning
membership and it's benefits will be shown as a part of the program.
Roll call will be answered by giving suggestions for a membership drive.
The thought-quote for the meeting is, "The fear of the Lord is the beginning
of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and discipline," Proverbs 1:7, KJV.
Project for the bi-monthly meeting is for all members of The Modern
Study Club to prticipate in a club program during the year.
Arredondo baby born in August
Tammy Natividad and Lee Arredondo are proud to announce the birth of their
son, Angel Lee Arredondo, on Sunday, Aug. 27 at Monahans Memorial Hospital.
He weighed seven pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Lisa Natividad and Rene Rodriguez.
Paternal grandparents are Gloria Arredondo and Javier Arredondo.
Great grandmother is Consuelo Natividad.
More parents need CPR education
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is a proven life-saving technique, but many
parents still have not learned it.
"CPR is an easy course and there are many studies that demonstrate it
saves lives," said Dr. Paul Sirbaugh, assistant professor of pediatrics
at Baylor College of Medicine.
Sirbaugh recently conducted a study on "bystander CPR use" in which
he looked at the cases of 300 children who had lost a pulse. Of those,
25 percent received bystander CPR before emergency medical services arrived.
Only 14 percent who lost a pulse in the home received bystander CPR from
"These are not good numbers," said Sirbaugh, adding that CPR courses
are readily available in most communities.
Website addresses pain in children
A new website addresses the issues of pain management in children.
"Pain is very undermanaged. Even today, there is a hesitancy to treat
young people for pain. A lot of misconceptions exist," said Dr. Marilyn
Hockenberry-Eaton, an associate professor of pediatric hematology and oncology
at Baylor College of Medicine.
The Texas Children's Cancer Center website, located at www.childcancerpain.org,
addresses those myths, as well as provides educational information to caregivers
on effective pain management in children.
"Cancer Pain Management in Children" is a project founded by the Texas
Though the website is designed for cancer patient caregivers, it provides
information useful for all health professionals and parents.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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