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Monthly Archives: October 2019

The Tug of War over Yoga in the Public Schools

Should yoga be taught to children in public schools at tax-payer’s expense?  The issue seems to be dividing Moms across America Some see yoga as a healthy alternative to traditional PE classes.  They feel the practice helps create a sense of calm that helps their naturally excitable kids stay focused on learning. And in many cases those Moms are yoga-philes, ...

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Kayla Mueller’s parents praise Trump, while condemning Obama

The heartbreak for the Mueller family hopefully had some closure on Sunday, upon hearing of the brutal death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, dying like a coward in a tunnel “whimpering and crying.”   For those that perhaps forgot the tragic story of Kayla Mueller the attractive 26-year old human rights activist and aid worker who traveled to the ...

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3-D Mammograms Get A Thumbs Up From The Experts

The incidence of breast cancer among women in the United States has declined sharply over the past three decades.  Undoubtedly increased awareness of the pervasiveness of the disease and of the need for early detection has led to dramatic improvements in screening through mammograms. But those screenings are far from fool-proof.  Using two-dimensional imaging techniques, some women’s breast cancer might ...

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Researchers Call for New Focus on Obesity in Young Adults

Obesity is widely recognized as an epidemic in America.  But it’s also thought of as a disease that mainly afflicts people in their middle age. And most obesity intervention resources are still targeted at children, neglecting younger adults. In truth, rates of obesity among men and women in their 20s and 30s are double those for young children (34% to ...

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Meditation Beats the Pants Off School Detention

A Maryland school made headlines in 2016 when administrators replaced detention for unruly students with meditation. The results were remarkable. Outward aggression was quickly transformed into peaceful self-reflection. As an alternative to traditional detention – basically, jail for kids and the teachers who have to monitor them – Robert W. Coleman Elementary School set up a special place for disruptive ...

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Fall Can Mean New Challenges for Your Kids With Asthma

If you have a child with asthma or other respiratory issues, then you know that each season can bring with it, its own set of issues. However, for many kids and teens with asthma, the fall months can be particularly challenging. “Although asthma can flare up for a number of reasons, a lot of people with allergies also have asthma, ...

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How Can Christian Families Celebrate Halloween?

While most kids can’t wait to put on a costume and go trick or treating for Halloween, there are also many Christian families that find the “holiday” – with its roots in paganism and its occult overtones – offensive and hardly a thing to celebrate. But what’s a Christian mom to do, so her kids do not feel left out ...

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The 7 Best Fall Outdoor Workouts for Mom

As the fall season settles in it may mean that the days of working out by doing laps on the pool, or playing beach volleyball are long gone. But, that doesn’t mean it’s time to relegate all of your exercise regimens to the indoors. In fact, fall can be some of the best times to get in some outdoor healthy ...

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Contaminated Food From China Sold As “Organic”

Organic food is supposed to be healthier than non-organic food, right? Wrong! – if we’re talking about agricultural imports from China. What a lot of people don’t understand is that farming practices and quality standards vary wildly around the world and the Communist Chinese are rather slack where consumer safety is concerned. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 2007 Consumer ...

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Does Life Begin At Conception? What Biologists Have To Say

When does life really begin? Supporters and opponents of abortion rights have been debating this question for decades. Now, some 6,000 biologists appear to have provided a stark answer:  Conception. The author of the new study, Steve Jacobs, a newly-minted Ph.D. at the University of Chicago’s School of Comparative Human Development, has begun promoting the idea that the weight of ...

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