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Posted 4/10/15 at 12:21 AM | Sylvie Simms

What Is ADHD?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects 11% of children between the ages of four and seventeen in the U.S. These children’s symptoms include having trouble paying attention in school and difficulty in controlling hyperactive behavior. Having difficulty staying focused and failing to listen closely to details can adversely affect their scholastic performance. The tendency toward impulsive behavior can lead to problems with behavior and social interactions in a classroom setting. Statistically, boys are more likely to have ADHD than girls. In fact, 20% of all boys in the U.S. will be diagnosed with ADHD before entering high school.

Posted 4/6/15 at 12:26 AM | Sylvie Simms

Holistic Health Benefits of a Holistic Nutrition Diet

From supporting the immune system to relieving stress, holistic nutrition makes you feel great physically and spiritually. A holistic diet harmonizes all aspects of your well-being including your heart, mind, and body.

Posted 3/25/15 at 3:23 AM | Sylvie Simms

Healthy Brain Habits

The Making Healthy Choices and WellnessRx newsletters are written by Don Hall (with contributions from associated health professionals) and bring the latest health guidelines and information to enhance health promotion plans.

Posted 3/17/15 at 11:23 AM | Brian Wallace

Promising Treatment Held Up By The FDA

For children suffering from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, anything that can be done to ease their suffering should be done. Unfortunately the FDA is holding up approval of a promising new treatment.  Learn more from this infographic.

Posted 3/1/15 at 11:27 PM | Sylvie Simms

The Oddest Things to Show Up on Radiology Images

Have you ever been injured and had to go to the doctor’s office or hospital for x-rays? Aside from an occasional broken bone or tooth filling you see on these scans, the entire process may seem a bit uninteresting. However, there are many cases around the world of radiology images that are hard to believe. While some may make you cringe, almost all will leave you wondering just how the person got into the predicament in the first place.

Read for yourself about some of the more bizarre radiology images that professionals have dealt with — and consider yourself lucky to not be in a similar situation as the patients!

Posted 2/24/15 at 11:49 PM | Sylvie Simms

The Process of Getting Dental Implants

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Posted 2/24/15 at 1:08 AM | Sylvie Simms

The Importance of Immunization

Vaccinations save millions of lives every year and have eradicated numerous deadly diseases that were once considered commonplace. Get the facts about immunization at

Posted 2/13/15 at 12:00 PM | Brian Wallace

Boost Your Immunity At The Farmer's Market

It's cold and flu season, which means it is especially important for you to maintain your immune system. Nutrition is key for this, and it's all too easy to ingore nutrition when you're under the weather. But good nutrition is more important than usual when you're feeling sick, so you may need to send a friend or family member to the Farmer's Market to pick you up some good fruits and veggies. Learn more about which fruits and vegetables can boost your immune system from this blog post from Shea Homes.

Posted 2/12/15 at 11:11 PM | Sylvie Simms

Cord Blood Banking Basics

When you are pregnant, you have a lot of choices to make in relation to the birth of your baby. From where to how you want to deliver, making sure that both you and the baby are healthy is the most important thing when considering your options and doing what is best for your family. Cord blood banking is one such opportunity, but many families are unfamiliar with the process and its benefits.

Posted 2/11/15 at 11:34 AM | Christian Post Guest Voices

The Sin of Gluttony -What We Really Hunger For

A problem seldom addressed in Western churches is gluttony. Whether you are fat or skinny, God’s Word tells us that gluttony—eating too much—is a sin (Proverbs 23:2, 20, 21Philippians 3:19).

In this blog, I’ve included an answer from John Piper in which he provides some insight into dealing with this sin in our own lives. As John notes, Scripture often describes our longing for God as a deep hunger or thirst. Hunger and thirst are basic drives in our bodies, and there is also a hunger and thirst of the soul. This fallen world, including food and drink, can never ultimately and fully satisfy our fallen selves. But we keep going back to it, as if it can. We set our sights on the objects of a thousand different desires, none of which give us the lasting pleasure we long for. FULL POST

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