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A woman’s desperate mission to save kids of prostitutes

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This is the remarkable story of Sarah Bowling, told in her own words. She’s the founder of Saving Moses and she’s on a very unique mission to rescue the children of prostitutes: We were ...

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Sudden Rapid Heartbeat: Revealing a lesser-known heart disorder and what to do about it

A feeling of dread washed over Donnette Smith after she felt her chest jolt with a rapid heartbeat. “Please, God. Not here, not now,” she thought. In the middle of her church ...

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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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Alzheimer’s and Baby Boomers: What you need to know

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Alzheimer’s rates are expected to skyrocket to record high levels as baby boomers age, according to the Detroit Free Press. The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that about 5.8 million Americans currently have the disease ...

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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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How to know if your parent has dementia

We’ve all forgotten a person’s name, where we put our keys, or whether we locked the front door after we’ve left home. While these things indicate lapses in memory, experiencing them from ...

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Pro-life leaders call veto of abortion reversal info bill ‘hypocritical’

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Kansas Democratic Governor Laura Kelly’s veto on Monday of an abortion reversal measure puts pro-abortion elected officials in a tight spot. The bill would have expanded resources given to women who have ...

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Israeli scientists create first 3D print of a heart

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The first 3D print of a complete heart was disclosed by Israeli scientists on Monday. The Tel Aviv University researchers called it a “major medical breakthrough,” advancing options for transplants even though ...

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Seniors can head off diseases by drinking more water

Not drinking enough water is a common but under-recognized problem among American seniors that puts their health at risk, researchers say. “So many health issues are related to inadequate hydration,” including urinary ...

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How to reduce health risks by understanding AFib

Oftentimes, seeking to improve your health starts at your core – your heart. One common condition to be aware of is atrial fibrillation (AFib), which is a quivering or irregular heartbeat that ...

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3 tips on how to live a happy life

Happiness studies are having their heyday, and research shows that improving our material prosperity beyond basic financial security doesn’t make us happier. There are other things instead that have a bigger impact ...

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6 foods that lower blood pressure

Over 70 million Americans suffer from high blood pressure and 30 percent of Americans have prehypertension, making this condition extremely crucial to control. However, sometimes prescription drugs used to control hypertension can ...

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INMED offers health conference for ‘forgotten of this world’

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Graceway Church in Kansas City will host a major health conference April 5-6 with the goal of equipping attendees how to better serve the “forgotten of this world.” The Humanitarian Health Conference ...

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Do you live in one of nation’s healthiest counties?

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How healthy is your county? Below is a list of the top 500 communities in the United states and where they rank based on certain criteria. The U.S. News Healthiest Communities rankings ...

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When you’re feeling worn out, turn to this Bible passage

There’s no doubt about it, life can be exhausting. Whether we’re dealing with work, kids, financial pressure, or doing our best to stick to our Lenten fasting, it’s not a surprise if ...

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10 ways to prevent caregiver depression

Caregivers often prioritize their care recipients’ needs over their own. The sacrifices involved in caregiving place an incredible amount of strain on even the most capable individuals. The resulting feelings of anger, ...

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Must-see video: Elderly cheerleaders excite crowd; dancing couple in their 90s can really cut a rug

Dancing is one of those things that we have to give up as we age, right? Not so fast. Groups of older adults have stepped up to show us that cutting a ...

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Second jury finds Roundup causes cancer

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A U.S. jury ruled on March 19 that agrochemical company Monsanto’s weed killer product, Roundup,  was a major contributing factor in causing cancer. It is the second such ruling. Shares in Bayer, the ...

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4 tips to help overcome new challenges in aiding aging parents

It’s not easy getting old, as the saying goes, and it can be even harder to watch your parents age. Helping parents transition into the later years of their lives can be ...

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What is Home Care about? Company shares their philosophy

This past Summer, Phoenix Home Care and Hospice cut the ribbon on its new Topeka location at 2945 SW Wanamaker Drive. Phoenix also has locations in Wichita and Lebanon, Kansas, as well ...

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How one volunteer is helping end a family cycle of Alzheimer’s

Jacqueline Patterson, 66, knew from a young age what Alzheimer’s looked like, but didn’t call it by its name until she started caring for her mother, Ruby, in 2008. “When I took ...

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10 doctor-recommended healthy habits

Are you looking for tangible ways to improve your health? Not sure where to start? Consider the top recommendations from the doctors at American Medical Association (AMA). “From time to time, it’s ...

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Pro-Life Action Day at State Capitol Tuesday

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Individuals who value the life of the unborn, adoption and foster care, the elderly, and special needs individuals, will gather in the Missouri State Capitol Tuesday, March 12. It’s the “Show Me ...

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How to identify and minimize caregiver burden

Most of us have heard of caregiver burnout or are familiar with the trials and tribulations involved with providing care for a loved one. While we may be aware of these unique ...

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4 ways to focus on self-care

It’s no surprise that the concept of self-care is getting a lot of traction in many health and wellness circles. Self-care can improve your mental and physical health and help you be ...

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