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Tips for managing caregiver boredom

It can be mentally and emotionally taxing to be a caregiver, especially when the care being given is for a loved one. Family caregivers often put their regular lives on hold to ...

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Ministry helps rebuild lives after natural disasters

There are plenty of instances where natural disasters have significantly affected communities across the nation. From tornadoes in Oklahoma and Kansas, floods in Missouri, Iowa and Louisiana and the Northeast, to devastating ...

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The habit you should start today if you want to be happy in your old age

The first self-aware discovery I made as an adult transitioning out of extended college adolescence was that exercise made me happy. I discovered it accidentally at first, and marveled at the direct, ...

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Israeli start-ups work to sow joy, hope in hearts of disabled

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Millions of disabled people around the world endure struggles and hardships that others can’t imagine.  But organizations in Israel are determined to provide real-life solutions to their daily challenges by partnering with ...

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Israeli breakthrough: Tracking molecular changes in the brain

In another ground-breaking advancement in medicine, Israeli scientists have successfully transformed a MRI camera into a device can detect brain disease by recording molecular changes in brain tissue. Professor Aviv Mezer, and ...

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Why restaurants hate putting calories on menus

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From Bible studies meeting at the local cafe bakery to lunch out after church, people are more conscience of the calorie count in prepared food and they’re looking at the menu. A ...

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‘Miracle’ 13-ounce premature baby born in Iowa

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Premature babies are not expected to thrive like this. Weighing less than one pound, an Iowa baby born at just 23 weeks is being hailed as “miracle baby.” Fewer than one in ...

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7 steps toward superior sleep

While it’s fairly common knowledge that quality sleep is essential to overall wellness, there are several factors that can keep you from getting the rest you need. However, overcoming them is well ...

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Judge upholds Trump alternative to ObamaCare

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The Trump administration is celebrating another legal victory after a federal judge upheld the administration’s expansion of cheaper short-term health insurance plans as an alternative to ObamaCare. Two years after its inception, ...

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7 healthy back to school tips for kids

Summer will soon be over for many kids, and as a parent, whether you’re shedding tears or jumping with the joy at your kids heading back to school, you should also be ...

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Meds, social media linked to Gen Z suicide rise?

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Gen Z suicide rates have spiked to the highest level in nearly two decades for that age range. A report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association says it’s now ...

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Study: Most new drugs have little benefit

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If you watch any television at all, read a magazine or turn on the radio, there seems to be a new drug to treat anything and everything. We live in a medication-obsessed ...

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Blueberries lower risk of cardiovascular disease

As farms growing blueberries across the nation are ready for picking this week, the health benefits of blueberries keep adding up. They are nutritional powerhouses that punch above their weight to promote health in ...

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Choking child saved by leaping Chick-fil-A employee

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Chick-fil-A doesn’t just make great chicken sandwiches, the fast-food chain also makes heroes after an employee leaped through the drive-thru window to save the life of a choking child. METRO VOICE: Randy Travis ...

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Young cancer patient credits Trump policy for recovery

A young woman credits the “Right to Try” law in helping her battle cancer and thanked President Trump for backing the legislation.  Her appearance at the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference brought her onstage with ...

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Trump signs executive order: ‘The Opposite of Obamacare’

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Patients will find a lot more transparency in health care pricing after President Donald Trump signed an executive order he called “the opposite of Obamacare.” As of Monday, it directs the Department ...

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Great ways to keep your mind sharp

When you think about exercise, you likely envision using the treadmill or lifting weights. But every bit as important to your long-term health and wellness are activities that keep your mind sharp ...

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Trump administration finalizes health insurance rule to help employees

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Employees without employer health insurance will now find it easier to pay for their health care thanks to President Trump. “We are here to announce the latest historic action that we are taking to ...

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Ted Danson shares tips for healthy aging

In his distinguished career, actor Ted Danson has played many iconic roles, including a cantankerous but caring doctor. In real life, the 70-year-old says good relationships with health care providers are critical ...

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Israeli scientists destroy cancer by freezing

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JERUSALEM, Israel – An Israeli company is helping doctors treat cancer by freezing tumors with liquid nitrogen. IceCure Medical, a company based in Israel’s northern coastal city of Caesarea, claim their non-invasive ...

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Kim Komando: Better sleep with the right technology

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Most of us know about “circadian rhythms” and the “sleep cycle.” We have a basic idea of REM, and know it’s not best to wake up during a “deep sleep.” But all ...

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Cocaine and sugar addictions have similar withdrawal

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It’s true. A sweet tooth can be more addictive than cocaine is for a crackhead. A new study confirms obesity increases the risk of disease and early death and that if you try ...

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Weight loss: How to shed pounds fast this summer

For many, summer weight loss is about getting into that bathing suit and feeling your best. With summer vacation just around the corner, what can you do now that will make a ...

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Depression doesn’t have to be a dirty word

In our popular culture, depression is deemed a dirty word.  Many of us are ashamed to acknowledge to ourselves and to others that we can’t muster enough strength to get out of ...

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Christian fitness: Is the Church slacking off?

Sad to say, but you probably won’t find any great Christian programming in churches or fitness facilities any time soon. Why are we so far from doing the most obvious? What will ...

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