Health

10 Simple Ways to Improve your Health

  Who doesn’t want to feel healthy, full of vigor and with an energetic zest for life? God wants us to live the abundant life but all too often failing health hinders our goals and dreams. The Bible refers to our body as a temple of the Holy Spirit, and as my trip to Israel […]

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Senior Touchlines Offers Reassurance

  On the road to 100-years-old, Rowena Smith is a sharp-minded senior citizen quick to warn people to not quote her. “You never know what I might say,” Smith quipped. “Being 93 isn’t what it’s cracked up to be.” One of about 250 Broward residents who receive daily calls as part of the 2-1-1 Broward […]

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Immunization: Doctors Address Concerns

It’s back-to-school time. And that means checklists: Books and supplies; new outfits or uniforms; lunchboxes, backpacks and thermoses. There are so many things to remember when getting your child ready for the first day of a new school year. But what about immunizations? Did you make sure that your child’s vaccines are up-to-date? August is […]

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A Smile a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Researchers have discovered one of the two types of smiles can have amazing effects on your health and your brain functions. What are the two types of smiles? The first type of smile is the regular, “slightly turn up the corners of the mouth,” pleasant smile. The second type of smile is described by researchers […]

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Choosing Joy Amid Health Issues

When we are young we often see ourselves as invincible, but sometimes our health can become an every present struggle. At 31, happily married with two little girls, aged four and two, life was good. We celebrated no more diapers with a weekend camping trip to the Keys with friends. While others went out on […]

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Unexpected Betrayal and Forgiveness

I recently took an incredible trip to the Appalachian Mountains. As I was listening to the wind in the leaves and the pine needles, I was in awe of this beautiful day on a winding mountain path. The view of the mountains was beyond stunning, bathed in brilliant sunlight with a dusting of snow. I […]

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Cultivating God’s Love in a Broken World

At times we may be forced to our knees in our vulnerability. Life is precious like a fragile wildflower. To love life means to love our vulnerability as we reach out and ask for care, support guidance and love. We must remember to capture these moments of our weakness and allow ourselves to dwell in […]

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Develop a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

Every year in the U.S., about 600,000 people die from heart disease. That is just about one out of every four deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). February is Heart Health Month. Heart disease is a serious problem in this country that can’t be learned about later; we need to […]

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Set Small Achievable Goals for good Health

Here we go again. It’s New Years Day and once again we are setting ourselves up for failure. Telling ourselves we will lose ten pounds by the end of the month, promising to go to the gym five days a week, probably even hiring a trainer to get a jump start. But, Jodi Krumholz, director […]

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Enjoy a Healthy Life Balance

We usually associate the Christmas season with words like joy and peace, giving and receiving, happy and merry. Other choice words could be stressful and tiring, packed and rushed, expensive and…perhaps…Aaaaahhhhh! What are the best practices to enjoy a healthy life balance? Actually, our lives are an outward expression of inward living. Jesus’ career assignment […]

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