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Pro-life community responds to Walmart decision to fund abortions

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Walmart, the nation’s largest retailer, recently revealed that it has begun paying for employee abortions. On Wednesday, pro-life leaders expressed their disapproval in a letter to Doug McMillion, the company’s president and ...

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Health conference challenges students, medical professionals to serve hurting world

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As the world seemingly descends into greater chaos, the need for compassionate response teams is growing exponentially and an international health conference in Kansas City hopes to be the answer. From Russia’s ...

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Medical marijuana sales in Missouri reach $1 million daily

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Cannabis sales in Missouri averaged about $1 million a day in March. The long-term effects of what’s called “medical marijuana” have some concerned, even while its benefits as a treatment for chronic ...

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New parents caught in hospital newborn hearing test scam

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After Christine Malik gave birth to her first daughter three years ago, a clinician affiliated with a company called Pediatrix entered the hospital room and fitted the infant with sensors and wires ...

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American optimism rises on reports Omicron is more like a mild cold

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Americans are feeling more optimistic about the economy as Omicron doesn’t live up to the media hype. The news comes as scientists around the world criticize governments for scaring the public about ...

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Researchers say they have discovered the cause of Alzheimer’s

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The cause of Alzheimer’s disease has most likely been discovered on a molecular level, according to researchers. If confirmed, the discovery could lead to a cure in coming years, bringing hope to ...

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Baby Lacey born at 21 weeks in July now thriving at home

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Tiny baby Lacey is thriving at home with her parents this fall after she was born so prematurely that even doll clothes did not fit her. The Daily Record reports parents Channae Kirkwood, ...

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Twix Halloween commercial uses violent message to promote transgender children

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There is nothing covert about the message, nothing sublime, nothing cryptic. Quite the contrary, the message is clear and in your face. If you have a problem with a little boy wearing ...

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Britain’s assisted suicide bill opposed by medical professions

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Almost 1,700 health care professionals signed a letter to the UK’s Health Secretary Sajid Javid to voice their opposition against a new law legalizing assisted suicide, a campaign group said this week. An ...

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Biden vaccine mandate for 100 million Americans called “dangerous”

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In an unprecedented move that is sure to find its way to the U.S. Supreme Court, President Joe Biden has initiated a vaccine mandate on 100 million Americans. “This is not about ...

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KC Chiefs lineman returns after year of serving in medical field

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Dr. Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, an offensive lineman for the Kansas City Chiefs, announced last weekend that he will return to the football field this fall. He made national headlines last season when he ...

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Federal court strikes down transgender mandate for health-care professionals

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A so-called “transgender mandate” that required medical professionals and religious health-care workers to perform gender transition procedures on patients has been struck down by a federal court in North Dakota. According to ...

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Canadian physicians sign petition against ‘dying’ bill

Canadian doctors are organizing to oppose a new medically assisted suicide bill. As of this week, over 1,100 physicians have signed a petition opposing the “dying” bill, saying the proposed legislation changes the ...

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Israeli treatment will help famous singer perform Christmas concert

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An Israeli company is helping renowned opera singer Andrea Bocelli present a message of hope for Christmas. Bocelli will appear live on Dec. 12 for his annual “Believe in Christmas” concert at ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley wants government to tackle mental health aspects of lockdowns

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The ongoing pandemic and accompanying lockdowns is taking a toll on the health of many Americans, U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri said. “This time has been extraordinarily hard on people from ...

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Kansas City business converts production to face shields during pandemic

Area businesses continue to find ways to give back as the coronavirus outbreak drags on. TrippNT in Kansas City, which makes carts, shelving and organizers, converted its production to face shields. “We ...

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Syrian newborn flown to Israel for life-saving heart surgery

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Israel has again become a life-saver after a 10-day old Syrian baby born to refugees in Cyprus was airlifted to Tel Aviv Thursday to receive potentially life-saving treatment for his severe heart ...

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INMED offers virtual health conference for ‘forgotten of this world’

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The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the fragility of much of the world’s healthcare system. With large metropolitan areas like Rome, New York, Seattle and London struggling, you can imagine how tenuous the ...

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Local church makes face masks for medical workers

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A local church has found a practical way to serve the community during the ongoing pandemic. Seventy-five seamstresses from Fellowship Church, which has two locations in Raymore and Greenwood, are sewing face ...

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Photo of Jewish and Muslim EMTs in Israel goes viral

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An image of two EMTs is going viral after it was snapped in Israel. The photo, captured on Wednesday,  caught the remarkable sight of two emergency workers — one a Jew, the ...

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American life expectancy is on the rise for first time since 2014

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that Americans’ life expectancy rose for the first time since 2014. Two of the main reasons were declines in the number of ...

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Creating a Bucket List: tips for seniors and family caregivers

The Bucket List, a 2007 movie starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman, helped contemporize the old expression “kick the bucket,” a common slang phrase for dying. Now, people of all ages often ...

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5 questions to ask when planning for long-term care

You may not want to consider a time when you might not be able to fully take care of yourself, but the reality is there is almost a 70% chance someone turning ...

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6 Steps to prepare for the Medicare Open Enrollment Period

There are certain events where it’s necessary to be prepared in advance. The annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period is one of these instances. It runs from October 15 through December 7 each ...

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Another Missouri church follows trend of MO & KS churches raising funds to pay off medical debt

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Earlier this fall, Metro Voice News reported on The Crossing church in Columbia, which raised money to pay off millions of dollars of medical debt. A congregation in Southeast Missouri recently became ...

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