- Saturday, April 5, 2014
Teen doula program seeks mentors
Crystal Thomas made a pact with herself: never forget what it’s like to be a teenage girl.Continued ...
Life As I Know It: Seafood buffet returns to Elk Rapids
A few summers ago we installed a nice little pond in our backyard garden.Continued ...
Body & Soul in Brief: 04/05/2014
Program for caregivers; Lenten services continue; Health fair for senior citizens. (Plus more)Continued ...
- Body & Soul Newsmakers: 04/05/2014
Journey Program moves people through recovery, treatment
Don’t wash your hair. Don’t lift the milk. Don’t button your shirt, brush your teeth or hug the kids too hard.Continued ...
Blood Drive Calendar: 04/05/2014
Where to donate blood in the region:Continued ...
Health insurance isn't a year-round thing anymore
Here’s more fallout from the health care law: Until now, customers could walk into an insurance office or go online to buy standard health care coverage any time of year.Continued ...
- Saturday, March 29, 2014
Program seeks God's voice in pop culture
Mention “verses” in church and it’s clear you mean bible verses. But God speaks to his flock through other verses, too — even in pop culture, said church youth director Melissa Lopez. All you have to do is seek His word and you’ll find it.Continued ...
Senior Focus: Expert to talk about near-death experiences
What happens when you die can be a source of mystery, uncertainty or fear for many older people. Researchers are finding the clinical evidence for a life after death subjective and arguable.Continued ...
Body&Soul in Brief: 03/29/2014
Baby pantry diaper drive; Lenten program at Bethlehem Lutheran; free seminar on restless leg syndrome; and more.Continued ...
Blood Drive Calendar: 03/29/2014
Where to give blood in the region:Continued ...
- Body&Soul Newsmakers: 03/29/2014
Munchies ban at medical pot shops
Hash brownies, space cakes and other pot-laced munchies won’t be among the items allowed at Oregon medical marijuana dispensaries, state officials said, and that’s drawn criticism from pot-shop advocates.Continued ...
- Saturday, March 22, 2014
Cooking for cancer prevention
Linda Melvin came from “meat and potatoes,” she said. Her kids were committed carnivores.Continued ...
Mental Wellness: Trauma free travel with kids easier than you think
I’m about to spend a lot of time on a plane with an almost 3-year-old and a pregnant wife.Continued ...
Body&Soul in Brief: 03/22/2014
Benefit breakfast for Keryx prison ministry; Messiah in the Passover visual program; tranquility lap harp class; and more.Continued ...
- Body&Soul Newsmakers: 03/22/2014
Blood Drive Calendar: 03/22/2014
Where to donate blood in the area:Continued ...
Snowboarder Sean Busby rides 7 continents
While a few of his former teammates were competing for gold, silver and bronze, Sean Busby was rounding out a set hardly any Olympian can dream of.Continued ...
3 Michigan health systems consider merging
Three Michigan health systems announced Friday they’re in talks about combining their operations in what would form a $3.8 billion nonprofit health system.Continued ...
Gun used against Pope John Paul II to be exhibited
The gun used by a would-be assassin to shoot Pope John Paul II will be on display at a museum dedicated to the pontiff as a sign of God’s protection of him, according to priests in charge of the museum.Continued ...
Black preschoolers more likely to face suspension
Black students are more likely to be suspended from U.S. public schools — even as tiny preschoolers.Continued ...
Workers ponder the I-Quit option
For uninsured people, the nation's new health care law may offer an escape from worry about unexpected, astronomical medical bills.Continued ...
- Saturday, March 15, 2014
From One Mother to Another: Kombucha Catches On
Would you sell your mother? Or your babies? Alan Bowen happily gives his away.Continued ...
Life As I Know It: Saying farewell to an influential teacher
Charles Tomlin, born July 11, 1953, died Feb. 25, 2014. Mr. Tomlin passed away unexpectedly after complications from a recent surgical procedure. He is survived by his parents, one brother, one sister, a son and a daughter.Continued ...