Shaped by Faith guest, Tracy Crump is a writer, speaker, and editor best known for contributing more than two dozen stories to Chicken Soup for the Soul® and other anthologies. She has published more than one hundred devotions and dispenses hope to a covid-weary world in her new book, Health, Healing, and Wholeness: Devotions of Hope in the Midst of Illness...
The warning signs of a potential epidemic in heart disease are becoming more evident, new research showing that moms who are very heavy during pregnancy may be saddling their children with more than just a few extra pounds.
This time of year a lot of people are looking forward to all of the upcoming fairs, festivals, and socials hosted here in the Tri-State area. Even though most people enjoy the many different facets of attending these events, the primary focus always seems to be on one thing…the food...
• Statistics show that 25% or more of us will require blood at least once in our lifetime.
• Only 5% of eligible donors across the nation donate blood, but the number of transfusions nationwide increases by 9% every.
• Each whole blood donation can help as many as three people. One...
Remember the old Pringles slogan, "Once you pop, you can't stop"? Research now suggests it could be more true than we ever thought.
The journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) says US researchers found that foods high in fat trigger natural feel-good chemicals with effects similar to those found in marijuana. These chemicals, called endocannabinoids, produce a drug
By analyzing the results of a 10-year longitudinal study of 474 people, researchers were able to determine that the participants who drank two or more diet sodas a day experienced a waist size increase 70 percent greater than those who stayed away from diet soda.
Dr. Martin P. Paulus, a professor of psychiatry at the University of California San Diego, and an author of the study, offered this the