“Today it’s rare to find children rolling down grassy hills or climbing trees just for fun. We’ve taken away merry-go-rounds and teeter-totters to keep them safe.” This quote by pediatric occupational therapist Angela Hanscom sets the stage for why teachers and doctors are reporting an alarming increase in sensory and emotional disorders.
No one gets up in the morning and says, “I hope I have more pain today. I just can’t get enough of it.” Pain is something we try very hard to avoid. Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, reveals how to protect and heal hurting muscles.
Growing old doesn’t have to be a time of uncertainty if we know truth from error concerning the process. Brain function specialist Dr. Arlene Taylor uncovers seven confusing myths about aging and shares how we can grow old gracefully…and fearlessly.
We have 32 of them--give or take--and they’re what make it possible for us to eat solid foods. But teeth are not to be taken for granted. Joel Davis, a dentist in Chattanooga, Tennessee, offers tips to help protect and nurture our teeth so they’ll last as long as we do.
“It’s only exercise. What’s the harm? You’re over-thinking this completely.” Church historian Michael Austin is a firm believer in that text found in Proverbs 16:25 that reads: “There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.”
Abdominal pain is quite common and can—as all pains--become debilitating. Dr. James Marcum, board-certified cardiologist and founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, reveals pathways to help mitigate and prevent the pain we’re in.
Everyone grows old. But there are things we can do, starting today, to keep our minds and bodies in tip-top running order as the years pile up. Brain function specialist Dr. Arlene Taylor invites us all to “live by design” and age-proof our brains.
Dedicated parents put their own needs on hold as they work hard to ensure that little Johnny or Trisha are happy and cared for. But there’s a problem—especially for moms. A parent’s need for peace, quiet, and solitude doesn’t just go away. Karen Ehman shares how to “press pause” before it’s too late.
Some people are satisfied to walk to the store. Our guests today need a bit more of a challenge. They’re both athletes who think that running, bicycling, and swimming long distances—all in the same day—provide just the right amount of exercise and strength training. Nick Evenson of Heartwise Ministries is joined by his friend Derek Sharbondy to talk about the delights and dangers of pushing the human body to the limit.
At age 59, Michael Austin discovered something that would change his life and set him on a new course. Prior to that, he was heavily involved in meditation and yoga, seemingly harmless pursuits. What he learned has become the cornerstone of his Christian witness.
When it's cold and flu season, we don't have to fall victim to each wandering bug or virus. Nutritarian and well-known physician Dr. Joel Fuhrman explains how we can fight back—and win—the cold wars.
Health-destroying sales receipts, cholesterol in children, Type 1 diabetes, and obesity-fighting dogs are the subjects of this discussion with Dr. Michael Greger, author of “How Not to Die.”
Poor people need good nutrition, too. This is one of the many messages promoted by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in Washington, D.C. Mark Kennedy, vice president for legal affairs at PCRM examines SNAP, farm subsidies, and school lunches, looking for ways to enhance health across the nation.
Long nights. Short days. For many, this is a recipe for depression. Add to that New Year’s resolutions that have fallen by the wayside, and our mental health can take a hit. Dr. Gregory Jantz, founder director of the Center for Counseling and Health Resources in Seattle, shares practical tips for chasing away the winter blues. (aplaceofhope.com)
In a recent blog, Dr. John McDougall wrote: Big Pharma and Big Medicine have faced many huge challenges over the past years to keep their cash cows—people with type-2 diabetes—each forking over an average of $13,700 annually. This financially rewarding system works well until the blood-sugar-lowering medicines, along with the gadgets and tests they rely on, are proven to be useless and dangerous.