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Support for vaccination increasing significantly among white evangelicals

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White evangelicals now are much more accepting of COVID-19 vaccination than they were in March, a new survey found. The survey of 5,123 adults by the Public Religion Research Institute and the Interfaith Youth ...

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How to overcome three common obstacles to positive change

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Amid the crisis of COVID, perhaps there is an opportunity to break through obstacles and pick up dreams left by the wayside. So much of life is spent on autopilot. Years pass ...

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Life Expectancy Saw Biggest Drop Since World War II in 2020

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We just got some bad, if not very surprising, news. Newly released Centers for Disease Control data show that life expectancy fell significantly in 2020. And, no, not just because of COVID-19. ...

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WISDM Trial: Help for those with diabetes

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People with type one diabetes are at risk for hypoglycemia, a dangerous drop in blood sugar that can cause confusion, seizures or loss of consciousness. Monitoring blood sugar levels has traditionally required ...

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Fully vaccinated Australian woman gets Delta variant

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A fully vaccinated Australian woman has tested positive for the highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19. Public health alerts have been issued for the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, and locations in Far North Queensland. Health ...

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Former football coach Mark Richt reveals Parkinson’s diagnosis

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Mark Richt, a former college football coach and current TV broadcaster, said his Christian faith gives him hope despite a recent diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. “I have been waddling around lately, and ...

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Missouri updates laws from 1980s that criminalized HIV transmission

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Missouri has updated laws that make it a crime to transmit the HIV virus for the first time in more than three decades. Gov. Mike Parson this week signed a bill that ...

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South Korea accepts Israeli vaccine doses that Palestinians turned down

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Palestinian leaders have lost the opportunity to immediately vaccinate residents after refusing Israel’s offer of a vaccine swap. Now South Korea says it will take the 700,000 doses from Israel. Under the ...

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Would you eat ‘upcycled’ food?

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How would you like to dig into a “recycled” snack? Or take a swig of juice with “reprocessed” ingredients made from other food byproducts? Without the right marketing, these don’t sound like ...

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Filmmakers target wisdom of lockdowns in ‘Follow the Science’ Documentary

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For the arts industry, 2020 was an unprecedented year. Musicians saw incomes instantly wiped out when live venues were forced to close due to lockdowns. The filmmakers and the industry came to ...

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Israel recorded no Covid deaths last week, will allow more tourists July 1

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Israel hit a milestone in the last week and recording zero Covid deaths for the first time in over a year. At the height of the pandemic in January, dozens of people ...

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Stressed? Here’s a quick and easy way to relax

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If you, like millions of Americans, feel stressed out and in need of a long vacation you can’t afford to take, don’t sweat it. There is a lot you can do to ...

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What is home sharing for seniors?

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Due to COVID, we’ve all felt the strain of isolation at some time or another, but people living alone, especially seniors, have felt the effects especially hard. In fact, prolonged isolation can ...

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Cancer screenings plummeted in 2020. Now it’s too late for many

At Chicago’s Mount Sinai Hospital, Teresa Ruvalcaba was suffering on a cold January night. For months, she had tried to avoid thinking about the inflammation blooming in her chest, but the pain ...

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Missouri pastor saves church member with kidney donation

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A pastor in Osceola, Mo., put his faith into action by donating a kidney to a member of his church. “Well, I think it’s because it’s one of those few opportunities we ...

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Missouri health director Williams resigns

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Dr. Randall Williams, who has led Missouri’s COVID-19 strategy, has resigned as director of the Department of Health and Social Services. “Dr. Williams has been a huge asset to Missouri, especially this ...

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Hallmark giving away a million cards to help encourage people

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Hallmark Cards is giving away one million cads from its Real Stories collection to inspire people to support their loved ones throughout life’s ups and downs and strengthen their relationships through regular ...

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‘Rebuilding Resilience’ virtual women’s symposium this week

A virtual event this week hopes to rejuvenate women in all the roles they play after a stressful pandemic year. “Rebuilding Resilience 2021 Women’s Enrichment Symposium” will take place virtually Thursday, April ...

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Anti-lockdown protesters tear down barricade police erected around church

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Protesters have torn down part of the barricade that Canadian police erected around a church to prevent worshippers from gathering in person. The incident took place in Alberta, Canada on April 11 in ...

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A warning from history about ‘listening to the science’

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On his first day as president, Joe Biden, flanked by a portrait of Ben Franklin, called on the federal government to “advance environmental justice” and “be guided by the best science.” In ...

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Top diet tips to beat the Quarantine Bulge

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I gained four pounds the first month of quarantine, the beginning of the quarantine bulge. I blame the evil mix of gym closings, excessive yoga pant wear, and the fact that peanut ...

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CNN employee admits to propaganda during election, says climate change is next

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A CNN employee admitted to the network’s tactics of ‘propaganda’ in hidden camera footage released by Project Veritas. What’s worse, having seen it succeed spectacularly, he admits that pushing a climate change ...

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Boost Your Immune System from Coronavirus or Any Other Germ

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Overcoming any virus, flu, bacterial infection or coronavirus begins by understanding your immune system is different from your neighbor, sibling and or spouse.  This is important because your immune system is what ...

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Downtown Topeka Farmers Market open for the season

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The Downtown Topeka Farmers Market is now open on Saturday’s through Nov. 7, from 7:30 a.m. to noon, at 12th & Harrison, south of the Judicial Building. The open-air market is full ...

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Missouri Covid rate drops to lowest in nation

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Missouri has the lowest COVID-19 positivity rate in the nation, Gov. Mike Parson announced on Thursday. “Our seven-day positivity rate is below 4 percent, a long time since we’ve seen those kinds ...

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