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Why healthy adults shouldn’t fear the flu

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Worried about the flu? Is your concern media driven or legitimate? Each year people get nervous about the flu and do their due-diligence with the hand sanitizer. Building up a strong immune system ...

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Some parents won’t be told when hospital kills children

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For years the pro-life community has warned that euthanasia was a slippery slope that would eventually lead to the forced euthanasia–including of children. Now, doctors from a Toronto children’s hospital have published ...

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‘Moses’ will break kidney, bladder stones

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Millions of people experience the excruciating pain of kidney and bladder stones. Anyone who has had kidney stones knows the acute pain — sometimes compared to that of women in labor — ...

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Polio-like disease hits the area

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Health officials across the nation fear that polio may be making a comeback. Now, two suspected cases of a mysterious polio-like illness have been reported in Kansas City according  to KMBC News. ...

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World’s largest porn company targeting kids through gaming

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Porn is tightening its grip on America’s youth through two major areas – online gaming and virtual reality. As recently as five years ago, the number of video games containing pornographic sexual ...

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Daily wine shortens your life in its prime

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New research out of Washington University’s (St. Louis) School of Medicine suggests that daily glass of wine may not be such a good idea after all. Instead, it actually raises your risk ...

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Good news! Millennials causing divorce to fall

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Millennials finally have something to brag about to their baby-boomer counterparts. Though they’re often dragged for their impatience, self-centeredness, and lack of loyalty, it turns out America’s younger generation is showing up ...

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State agencies answer increase in questions about bats and rabies

The Kansas Departments of Health and Environment (KDHE) and Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) have had an increase in the number of calls recently from residents who have questions about bats in ...

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11 Things You Think About When You Run a Marathon

Running a marathon is not just an exercise of the body. It is arguably just as much exercise of the mind. Runners who are not pushing their aerobic thresholds might be apt ...

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Boy survives meat skewer piercing skull

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A 10-year-old Harrisonville boy is recovering after he was attacked by insects and tumbled from a tree, landing on a meat skewer that penetrated his skull from his face to the back ...

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Rotting teeth growing problem with American diet

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You brush your teeth three times a day. You floss each night. But then, admit it, you down a soda or you snack on a candy bar, undoing all that hard work ...

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How to get better care from your doctor

Have you ever wanted to ask your doctor a question but didn’t because you felt uncomfortable? Experts say that an impersonal relationship with your doctor could be preventing you from receiving the ...

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New Missouri law aims to protect definition of ‘meat’

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You now have to call meat for what it is…meat. At least in Missouri. A new law went into effect this week that makes it illegal for processed food manufacturers from wrongly labeling ...

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Lack of sleep causes loneliness which spreads to others

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Are you draggin’ today? You might think that not sleeping well is your own business but it affects others around you. It causes loneliness and others “catch” the loneliness from you. An ...

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Moving on: Dealing with disappointment

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Family members disappoint. Friends disappoint. Churches disappoint. We disappoint ourselves. Disappointment is not easy to live through. It is real and will visit you from time to time. Learning to live and ...

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