PULSE.Byline: - Nicole Sunkes
A FEW ROUNDS WITH SLY: Sylvester Stallone has lent his fitness expertise - and his mug - to a new workout book, ``Sly Moves: My Proven Program to Lose Weight, Gain Will Power, and Live Your Dream,'' (HarperResource; $24.95). Sly and his wife, Jennifer Flavin, serve as models for the well-organized book. Each picture describes an exercise move, a recommended number of sets, and ``The Sly Report,'' his tips on proper form and technique.
SHE'S COMPANY: Diet and fitness bombshell Suzanne Somers has a new book, ``Slim and Sexy Forever'' (Crown; $25.95) for women who are menopausal and premenopausal pre·me·no·paus·al
Of or relating to the years or the stage of life immediately before the onset of menopause.
premenopausal adjective . Somers combines her diet plan with hormone therapy Hormone therapy
Treating cancers by changing the hormone balance of the body, instead of by using cell-killing drugs.
Mentioned in: Breast Cancer, Thyroid Cancer
hormone therapy to help women with weight loss and their changing bodies. The book includes several recipes and meal plans, as well as lists of contact information for doctors who can help with hormone therapy.
YOU'LL (HEART) HUCKABEE: He's no Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, but Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee sure knows about weight loss. Huckabee, author of the new book ``Quit Digging Your Grave with a Knife and Fork'' (Center Street; $21.95) lost more than 100 pounds, and has developed a ``12-Stop'' program for weight loss. Huckabee describes how he lost weight and what he learned along the way. Schwarzenegger has praised the book, calling it a model for the nation.
SCENTS OF WELL-BEING: Make your home smell good and support a great cause with the City of Hope's Candle of Hope. The soy candle smells of tuberose tuberose: see amaryllis. , lily of the valley lily of the valley, common name for either of the two species of Convallaria, spring-blooming perennials of the family Liliaceae (lily family). C. majalis, the species usually in cultivation, is native to Eurasia; C. and carnations and comes with an angel charm attached to its frosted glass holder. For every $9.99 candle purchased, 50 cents benefits City of Hope's breast cancer research, treatment and education. (877) 352-6353.
CT SCAN CT scan: see CAT scan.
See CAT scan. FEVER: The public is invited to an open house and ribbon- cutting ceremony for Glendale Adventist Medical Center's new GE Lightspeed 16-slice CT scanner CT scanner
See CAT scanner. . The scanner promises to accelerate diagnosis time for coronary procedures, lung disease lung disease Pulmonary disease Pulmonology Any condition causing or indicating impaired lung function Types of LD Obstructive lung disease–↓ in air flow caused by a narrowing or blockage of airways–eg, asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis; screening and virtual colonoscopy virtual colonoscopy
A screening examination of the colon in which x-rays obtained by CAT scan are used to generate computerized three-dimensional images of the colonic mucosa. . The open house will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday in the CT Scan Suite of the hospital, located in the basement, at 1509 Wilson Terrace, Glendale. (818) 409-8000.
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