Tag Archives: Health

As Americans Go Hungry, Where Is The Church?

The USDA has released a report showing that 49 million Americans are short on food.  17 million of these are children.  That is an increase from 11% of Americans in 2007 to nearly 15% in 2008. It is great that … Continue reading

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Healthcare: A Right or a Privilege?

I have a friend on Facebook who posted a question on his personal page.  He asks, “Health care…right or privilege?”  It is a very good question.  It is a question that should be answered as part of the current debate … Continue reading

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How Old is Too Old for Motherhood?

Maria del Carmen Bousada has died.  She was 69.  In her death, Bousada has left behind twin boys who are not yet three years old.  Young twins?  Yes.  Bousada became a mother at age 66 through in vitro fertilization.  You … Continue reading

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Think You Are “Green”? Think Again.

So, you always take public transportation because you think it is the “green” thing to do.  Well, it turns out that driving an SUV may be greener than riding the train.  A new study shows that if a broad range … Continue reading

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Will Starve for Food

Those of you who normally read my site know that I do not often write about personal matters.  This site is primarily about discussing Christianity and how our Christian beliefs carry over into how we live our lives. One of … Continue reading

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13-Year-Old Running From Medical Treatment

I posted last week about Daniel Hauser, a 13-year-old boy who has cancer.  The family has been fighting a legal battle concerning the proper treatment for Daniel’s disease.  A judge has ordered Daniel to be treated through chemotherapy if doctors … Continue reading

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Who Decides Medical Treatment for Children?

13 year old Daniel Hauser has cancer.  He and his parents decided not to treat the disease with chemotherapy, but instead with “alternative” medicines. Apparently, doctors have said that the type of cancer Daniel has can be treated successfully about … Continue reading

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Over-Eating the Reason for Our Weight, Not Lack of Exercise

I recently posted an entry dealing with the obesity rate among Americans.  The post specifically dealt with a recent study that claims that 1-in-5 four year old children is physically obese. Well, another study claims that the U.S. obesity problem … Continue reading

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Teenage Vegetarianism: Is It An Eating Disorder?

An article at Time cites a study that claims that teenage vegetarianism may be a sign of an eating disorder.  It turns out many teens use a vegetarian diet, which is socially acceptable and usually supported by parents, to mask … Continue reading

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