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Kansas City-developed ‘toolkit’ educating African men and boys about HIV

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In sub-Saharan Africa, “more than half of the men under the age of 35 do not know their [HIV] status and are not on treatment,” said Dr. Sean Cavanaugh of the Office of ...

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The Creation of Hope: My journey through the darkness of mental illness

By Mark Brenneman May is Mental Health month in America, and what better time to look at the positive side of those that struggle with mental illness. There is so much negative ...

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Orange juice linked to cancer

orange juice cancer

Hold the orange juice. That’s the recommendation of research just released that shows staple of American breakfasts can increase your risk of developing melanoma. Melanoma cancer is the deadliest type of skin ...

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Lifeline announces big changes

The Lifeline Children’s Services Kansas team has announced some big news about how God is working. In the Fall of 2017 Lifeline was approached and asked by the Caring Pregnancy Options board ...

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Super snacks you can’t go without

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Have you ever nibbled your way through the day without eating anything healthy? It’s easy to do because junk food snacks are convenient. Grab a donut in the break room, hit the ...

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Have you been in one of these locations where measles has been reported?

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Measles may be spreading across the nation just as doctors had feared. Locally, from fast food restaurants to one of the area’s largest churches, known sites continue to be named (see the ...

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Research finds deep friendships are an investment of time

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How many friends do you have? Are they close friends–people you could rely on in an emergency or with your deepest secrets? With social media it seems friendships are harder to maintain. ...

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City of Topeka and Shawnee County declare war on human trafficking

The Shawnee County Commission, at their meeting on April 5, voted to approve a resolution “declaring war” on human trafficking. The City of Topeka’s governing body had voted 9-0 on April 3 ...

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Pizza for breakfast healthier than cereal?

Pizza is the go-to breakfast for millions of college students. Just pull a slice out of the fridge and eat it cold and you’re on your way. But now, a nutritionist says ...

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Special Film Screening of “Alive Inside”

Benton House and Hospice Partners to Host Screening of Film About Effects of Music on Memory   Benton House communities along with Hospice Partners, invites the local community to a special screening ...

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Hope, health and healing

I’ve learned that diet change isn’t enough. Ouch. That’s tough to hear, considering that simple diet changes are tough for so many of us today in a culture of convenience, junk foods, ...

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4 Smart Ways to Avoid Unhealthy Eating When Traveling

No one wants to come home from a holiday vacation packing extra pounds in addition to great souvenirs and fond memories. Yet even the most dedicated, healthy eater can find it difficult ...

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Cool to be Kosher

What does it mean to be kosher? And truthfully, does it really even matter? If we love Jesus, we don’t have to follow those Old Testament laws, right? Isn’t that legalistic? The ...

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Keeping Dad Healthy

fatherhood

In honor of Father’s Day this month, let’s take a deeper look at understanding heath, wellness, sickness and disease, especially as it relates to men. Men hold a very important role in ...

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