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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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World Water Day highlights crisis few are talking about

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The world is on the brink of a devastating water crisis that could be “much more worrying” than the COVID-19 pandemic, says a disturbing new report coinciding with World Water Day, March 22. ...

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National Sheriffs Association: 50% of migrants have Covid

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As the humanitarian crisis along the southern border grows, disturbing data has been released concerning COVID rates among migrants. Dr. Ivan Melendez, the health authority in Hidalgo County, Texas said “The reality ...

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‘Where’s Joe?’ trending as president’s mental state questioned

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Where’s Joe? Despite Thursday night’s scripted speech, President Joe Biden’s lack of news conferences, Oval Office speeches and a State of the Union address is raising both questions and ridicule. By this ...

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Almost 80% of people seriously affected by Covid were overweight

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The CDC has released startling data showing the vast majority of people who have been hospitalized, placed on a ventilator, or died from COVID were obese or overweight. The new study shows that nearly ...

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4 ways pets help impact health and wellness

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Daily life across the country has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and in times of isolation, relationships – even pets – are as important to health and wellness as ever before. ...

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Commit to getting the care you need as you age

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Older adults in America are living longer lives and will outnumber people under the age of 18 by nearly 500,000 by 2034, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. However, living longer does ...

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Topeka Rescue Mission Partners with Blue Cross / Blue Shield to feed the hungry

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A pandemic affects everyone in some way, but the poor most of all. Many can’t get jobs or provide food for their families. Thankfully, there are programs that can help, such as ...

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Loneliness increasing among all age groups, Harvard study finds

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Churches and ministries may need to pay careful attention to people experiencing loneliness brought on by lockdowns and social distancing. More than three in 10 Americans feel “serious loneliness,” according to a ...

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Top 20 stories affecting Israel in 2020

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2020 was one for the ages – one of the strangest, most painful, most bizarre, yet most historic years in modern global history. This was certainly true in Israel and throughout the ...

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Liver transplant for kids: new treatments save lives

Each year, thousands of children, from babies to teenagers, need a liver transplant. Just as in adults, many of these organs come from a deceased donor. But the wait for a new ...

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Schools districts attempt to monitor mental health of students during pandemic

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Local school districts are concerned about the mental health of students as the pandemic continues. “This time has called for us to really relook at how we provide services to families,” said ...

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Study finds ‘vaccine deserts’ in urban areas

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Across the nation, “vaccine deserts” are coming to light.  While many of those remain in rural areas, the state of Missouri is addressing the issue in Kansas City and St. Louis, which ...

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Health officials warn of vaccination-related scams

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New scams related to COVID-19 vaccinations are spreading across the nation. Missouri health officials are joining other states in listing precautions. “Health departments. are not going to be asking people for their ...

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Letter to the editor: Covid-19 tester has more lives than morris the cat

In May 2020 a letter to the editor in Metro Voice titled, “Bill Gates & Vaccines,” blew the lid off what was really going on with the “Invisible Enemy Corona Virus” and ...

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Missouri is first state to have no active abortion facility

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Missouri has marked a milestone that sets it apart from all other states. It now appears to be the first state without an active abortion facility. Recently, Operation Rescue confirmed that the Planned ...

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New Missouri House speaker prioritizes education, adoption

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Newly elected Missouri House Speaker Rob Vescovo, a Republican from Arnold, made education a top priority in his address to members on Wednesday. “As a student who struggled, I believe I do ...

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Kathie Lee Gifford shares untold stories in new memoir

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Kathie Lee Gifford shows no signs of slowing down, including releasing a memoir. “I am in a new place at the age of 67 that I never would have dreamed I would ...

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Half of households with children concerned about food security for the next month

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The new year would be a good time for churches and individuals to step up to help feed the hungry. Less than half of households with kids in the United State are ...

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4 tips for beating back holiday stress

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Holiday stress can be especially hurtful for people who are already struggling with isolation and loneliness due to the pandemic. Many families haven’t gathered at all for the past ten months. Many ...

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World Health Organization criticizes politicians talking of ‘new’ virus in Britain

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According to news service Rueters, the World Health Organization has warned politicians and health officials about false claims there’s a new and more deadly Covid virus. The WHO stated the virus in ...

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Home Depot will pay multi-million fine for lead paint violations

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Home Depot will pay a fine by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice in a nationwide settlement. Parent company Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. is cited with breaking ...

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Survey: 66% of all nursing homes at risk of closing

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A new survey conducted by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) has returned startling results. Nursing home providers across the U.S. state the majority are at ...

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