- Saturday, March 8, 2014
- Body&Soul Newsmakers: 03/08/2014
Blood Drive Calendar: 03/08/2014
Blood drives in the region:Continued ...
Doctors hope for cure in a 2nd baby born with HIV
A second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment — in this instance, four hours after birth.Continued ...
Did Jesus really look like Brad Pitt?
They say you can never be too rich or too thin. Surely it goes without saying that you can’t be too good-looking, either, right? Especially in Hollywood.Continued ...
Commission lags, Pope defensive
Pope Francis is coming under increasing criticism that he simply doesn’t get it on sex abuse.Continued ...
2-year extension seen for canceled health plans
The Obama administration will allow a two-year extension for people whose individual health insurance policies don’t comply with requirements of the new health care law, helping to defuse a politically difficult election-year issue for Democrats.Continued ...
New abortion law in Texas results in closure of two more clinics
The last abortion clinic in the vast, impoverished Rio Grande Valley closed Thursday, along with the sole remaining clinic in the 100-mile stretch between Houston and the Louisiana border, posing a tall obstacle to women seeking to end pregnancies across a wide swath of the nation’s second-largest state.Continued ...
- Saturday, March 1, 2014
Ellsworth ministry teaches young men to be good men, good fathers
Gene Drenth grew up with a strong Christian father who passed down his faith and taught by example.Continued ...
Life As I Know It: Combating long, dry winter is losing battle
“Early to bed, early to rise, Work like mad and moisturize.” It’s a bit of late-winter advice that is equal parts Ben Franklin, Rob Ford and Oil of Olay, don’t you think?Continued ...
Body&Soul in Brief: 03/01/2014
Lenten services start; Lenten luncheon series; concert at Bay Pointe Community Church; and more.Continued ...
Senior Focus: Active living in winter
You can tell we live in a northern wintry region just by watching the snow pile up along the roadways.Continued ...
Rules limit school food marketing
Even the scoreboards in high school gyms will have to advertise only healthy foods under new rules announced Tuesday by the Obama administration.Continued ...
New food labels would highlight calories and sugar
Those “Nutrition Facts” labels that are plastered on nearly every food package found in grocery stores are getting a new look.Continued ...
- Saturday, February 22, 2014
Buy College, Not Toys
Veda, Tristan and Layla got a nice benefit package when they signed on to the Urban family — a college plan with parental matching funds. They’ll appreciate it more when they’re out of diapers.Continued ...
Body&Soul in Brief: 02/22/2014
Parkinson's support group; breakfast program in Grayling; Chiapas Water Project reunion; and more.Continued ...
Blood Drive Calendar: 02/22/2014
Where to donate blood in the region:Continued ...
- Body&Soul Newsmakers: 02/22/14
C-section guidelines out
Show more patience in the delivery room: That’s the prescription being given to the nation’s obstetricians.Continued ...
- Saturday, February 15, 2014
Single Is Not A Sin: Churches deal with confusing, complex modern love
“Baggage.” Cards printed with the word rested on every seat in the chapel. Parishioners would have to claim their “baggage” or at least move the card to sit down for Sunday’s service at Bay Pointe Community Church.Continued ...
Life As I Know It: In the middle of winter, we begin to crawl out
It’s a world of love and a world of ins and outs. We’ve got this big, floppy eared dog. No sooner is he outside for a couple of minutes, when he decides that he wants to come back inside.Continued ...
Body&Soul in Brief: 02/15/2014
XYZ group hosts potluck; information session on the Health Insurance Marketplace; and more.Continued ...
- Body&Soul Newsmakers: 02/15/2014
Blood Drive Calendar: 02/15/2014
Where to give blood in the region:Continued ...
Few can get weight loss surgery
Like 78 million other Americans, MaryJane Harrison is obese. And like many critically overweight Americans, Harrison cannot afford to have weight loss surgery because her health insurance doesn’t cover it.Continued ...
- Saturday, February 8, 2014
Getting Fat: Wide-tire bikes fly off shelves, into VASA
You won’t find “Fatalon” in Funk & Wagnall’s. Fatalon: noun, (like biathlon, decathlon, heptathlon) signifies a multiple-event race, starring … the fat bike.Continued ...