“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.
For more than twenty years, Percy McCray has been ministering to cancer patients at Cancer Treatment Centers of America. In that capacity, he reports that each and every person with whom he interacts is dealing with a pretty big load of stress, and understandably so. Drawing on years of experience, he has developed seven ways to beat stress at its own game.
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.
There’s a lot going on behind our breastbone. Many important organs and muscles live there, allowing us to breath, circulate blood, and basically live. So, when that region of our bodies starts to hurt, we need to pay attention. Cardiologist and Heartwise Ministries founder/director Dr. James Marcum talks about chest pain.
Many health promoters—as well as countless people who were once sick, overweight, and fighting life-threatening conditions—can trace their motivation and recovery to a single book. Over a decade ago, “The China Study” profoundly shook the medical profession. Its author, Dr. T. Colin Campbell, shares what readers will find in the newly released revised and expanded edition.
Most of us grin and bear it—this life we live. But there are some among us who look at life and decide that they’re simply not up to the task and find themselves sinking into deep depression. Dr Gregory Jantz, a certified eating disorder specialist, certified chemical dependency counselor, and a nationally certified psychologist offers a place of hope.