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Friday, September 20, 2019

A Candid Interview with Steve Austin, Author of ‘From Pastor to Psych Ward’

I grew up in a fundamentalist church culture that demanded outward performance, to the detriment of genuine faith. Because my brain didn't work like other Christians I knew, I learned to blend in and keep my mouth shut.

Screen Time Safety for Children: The Latest Research

Children who spend more than two hours per day looking at an electronic screen demonstrate decreased memory, diminished language skills, and shortened attention spans.

Being the Hands and Feet: Remote Area Medical Offers Hope Editor's note: This is the first in a series about opportunities to be...

Saying Good-Bye to Pets

Putting a pet to sleep is one of the most difficult decisions a pet owner will ever have to make. Unfortunately, it's also a decision many owners want ...

Most Churchgoers Abstain from Alcohol Consumption, Survey Says

Out of 1000 Protestant churchgoers, 41% said they drink alcohol, while 59% said they don’t.

Locating Light Inside the Tunnel of Loss, Part 1

“There is light at the end of the tunnel.” This saying is intended to relieve our angst while experiencing difficulties, reminding us that things will improve. But, what about the Tunnel of Loss that occurs when you lose a child; in some cases, your only child or all your children?

The Lowdown on Essential Oils

New products are popping up every day touting the existence of “essential oils” in their ingredients. But why are essential oils so important all of a sudden? The fact is,...

The Latest Research on Baby Walkers

By Ginny Cruz Baby walkers are back in the news. According to a new study published October 2018 in Pediatrics, more than 230,000 children under fifteen months of age were treated...

Step Up to Health

Want to get healthier? It's not as difficult as you may think. Working in good health habits can be as easy as exercising during commercial breaks when watching tv, cutting...

Seven-Day Plan for Getting Off Sugar and Carbs

By following the seven-day outline below you will feel better, gain clarity of mind, increase your energy, and improve your health.
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Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ leads September’s family-friendly lineup

More than a few of my childhood nights were spent sitting in my bedroom, wondering why my father was watching a “boring” PBS documentary on the Civil War.

Help! My Dog’s Itching is Driving Me Crazy

One of the most common problems I see on a daily basis in my practice is itching dogs.  This is because an itching animal usually gets the owner’s attention.  Persistent chewing and scratching is not only frustrating to the owner, but miserable for the pet as well

Claims Vaping a Safe Alternative to Smoking Go up in Smoke

While smoke is not involved in vaping, a firestorm of controversy about the safety of vaping has filled the air recently.