Daily O'Collegian, 1991-11-12
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f m a the daily : - i o' collegian jqjom ! v o no. 54 oklahoma state university, stillwater, okla. tuesday, november 12, 1991 concern about aids transmission rises geneva (ap) - heterosexual sex has caused the infection of 75 percent people with aids virus worldwide, and is now rising in western countries, world health organization said monday. majority heterosexually infected are developing world, particularly africa, it still remains only a small percentage cases north america europe, geneva-based agency an extensive report. u.n. group says up to 6,000 each day around officials fear increase pregnant women infecting their babies. concern about transmission was heightened after basketball star magic johnson announced thursday he had the hiv virus and said no homosexual affairs. in united states, 3 percent of men 34 women who contracted did so from a person opposite sex, according to centers for disease control atlanta. "it is not easy change sexual behavior, but hopefully with more people like coming out talking about their illness everyone will realize they are at risk take care," dr. michael merson, head u.n. health agency's aids program. merson tests possible vaccines planned thailand, uganda, rwanda brazil nations 'it is not easy to change sexual behavior, but hopefully with more people like magic johnson coming out and talk lng about their illness everyone will realize they are at risk take care.' dr. michael merson head of the u.n. health agency's aids program some highest rates. tests which involve several thousand volunteers mark a departure from previous approaches favoring early testing on animals. about a dozen potential vaccines to slow or halt the onset aids are being tested in united states and europe, several more may be available. merson advised against having too much hope for vaccines. "the major point is that we're not going have vaccine today tomorrow," said. "we do everything we can inform public now of risks need safer sex." it usually takes 10 years before person with hiv show full signs acquired immune deficiency syndrome, which attacks system leads death. said an estimated 8-10 million adults carry the human immunodeficen-cy virus that leads to aids. agency has predicted 40 million and children will be have hiv by 2000, a growing percentage may or people infected through heterosexual sex. who said intercourse was "overwhelmingly" responsible for spread of in sub-saharan africa, where an estimated 6 900,000 babies been their mothers. between 1985 1990, number childhood aids cases rose four-fold united states five times europe, said, but did not give specific figures. frat to appeal hazing charges by steve lares senior staff writer the delta tau fraternity notified oklahoma state university monday that it will appeal hazing charges, delaying deadline until later this week, said ron beer, vice president for student services. was charged osu interfraternity council judiciary board after a greek life official witnessed members preparing to pour sewage on another willing member oct 3. recently had given his girlfriend pin, and act celebrate event, tom keys, director of union. beer alumnus called him would formally charges week. final date 1 p.m. monday, 10 days received an letter from ifc judicial charging with violations. he delayed because 1 am confident they will formally appeal this week.' ron beer vice president student services the fraternity wanted to appeal. "i week," he said. nestor gonzales, manager of osu news bureau, said spoke delta tau chapter adviser joe ray who was upset about term "hazing." gonzales felt that act misconduct, not hazing, and hazing too harsh a word. also cited an associated press article reported pledge involved in incident. only members were involved, keys had no comment concerning situation. owners winterize pets, homes, cars for cold by becky clark features writer on a three-dog night, don't leave rover out in the cold or your beloved pet might become "pup-side." now is time to prepare pets for winter, said john hoover, associate professor of osu boren veterinary medical teaching hospital. "a lot people have mistaken opinion that they (dogs) are supposed be anyway and all this fur," hoover said. "sure, wild would find shelter burrow take care it." dogs climates, like sled dogs, well fed allowed into snow, which provides insulation. domestic doiit get cauglu jin the draft. ( (sfl ) kept in a fenced yard or on chain depend their owners to provide them with necessary food and shelter. hoover said if wearing coats gloves chained themselves clothesline for four hours, they would be hungry, thirsty cold. proper health is major factor protecting pet, he said. when cold weather begins, animals should seen by veterintarian, pets checked treated any current problems. although heartworm disease transmitted by mosquitoes, treatment for the should be continued through winter. hoover said treatments are cheap insurance when compared to cost of treating disease. pet owners also need provide shelter that is somewhat enclosed and two three times animal's body size, he said. pets a spot where they can get out wind off cold ground. cardboard box with an opening provides traps heat, old blanket or carpet scraps, dog burrow in build warm nest. replace their water twice day beware of freezing water. while well-fed animals are not as likely to suffer from hypothermia, they can be affected. obese develop frostbite on their ears or feet. owners should watch for signs hypothermia such slow, sluggish movement, holding chewing feet and depression, hoover said. treatment is a hot bath vigorous rubbing, instead, warming gradual beginning with lukewarm body-temperature rubbing may cause broken capillaries, which could necessitate amputation. amimals suffering transpor-see pets, per 0 simple improvements help protect homes the u.s. department of energy offers a few tips to prepare and apartments for winter months: insulation can cut heating cooling loads by 20 30 percent teat proper placing thermometer against an outer wall another in center room. then leave place four hours. if temperature is five degrees below center, room needs more insulation. insulate water drain pipes, especially basement not heated. draft proof windows doors with weather-stripping. test sir tightness candle around frame sill. also try pass quarter under front door. it goes through, so will cold air. weather-stripping be installed easily cheaply costs about $26 12 two doors. check attic clean replace furnace filters. vacuum grates filter frames. caulk outlets fixtures drafts. call local gas company inspect furnaces gas-wall beaters. they need vented properly burn fas completely. poor venting incomplete burning could mean exposure carbon-monoxide fumes. fumes are odorless tasteless but deadly. use common sense save money keep houses warm. close off unused rooms, near thermostat tightly closed install storm do heat until iteeessary. instead, blanket sweaters necessary, improvise rolling newspapers towels stop air leaks at base windows. cars need do-it-yourself, professional checks by becky clark feature writer cold weather can be a nightmare for drivers, but properly maintained car help alleviate some of the fears associated with winter driving. although there is lot people do themselves to winterize their cars, are few things that should checked trained mechanic, said richard hunt, wal-mart automotive service representative. hunt suggests owners have the following items checked to winterize their cars: check your battery-fluid levels, cables and terminal corrosion. products are available clean terminals for better contact. radiator fluid should be 50 percent water anitfreese. withstand temperatures 30 40 degrees below zero. owners can this themselves with a tester about $1. hoses holes see cars, pg.2 occurrences a star shines. . local dance club treated to music of star, pg.3. hang in there. . game against colorado was too close for comfort, pg.5. oohlala. . clearing and warmer tuesday with a high near 60. bbbbbbbbbbbibbbbibbb ibf'' iflttl jkkjkjkrkukm bsfhesp ibbbbbbbbbbbh bbbbflbbbbbbkhbsirbk 92 bkbt bet krabbktf llatkji if je weer' ' bbbbbb bbsbbmbsbbit hksf i lir si snf ibm uli stbe jbb5s53 ll' bbbbbbbbbbjmibmbbb bbb 8b bl msbb bvbbbh. bbbv mvbab vji bjs avs jbjtbibjbvbvjr , vjrm 'jttlak. showbiz marketing senior derrick hill, public uffairs carla deveraux and business junior jason smith act out their staff photo by nakul mitrpanont roles in the play heaven hotel. was presented as part of black awareness week.
|Title||Daily O'Collegian, 1991-11-12|
|Subject||Oklahoma State University-Students-Newspapers; College student newspapers and periodicals-Oklahoma; Sillwater, (Okla.)-Newspapers|
|Description||The student-run newspaper at Oklahoma State University from 1924 -|
|Publisher||Stillwater, OK; Oklahoma State University, 1924 -|
|Relation||The Daily O'Collegian|
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