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Lord and Tailor

It’s a New Year and so now’s a good time to break some bad habits and embrace change. It’s also been more than a week since 2013 began and I’m still “tweaking” my resolution.  I might have a problem with … Continue reading

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Eat healthier in the New Year

Is your New Year’s resolution to eat healthier? If so, avoid fad diets or strict rules because they won’t help you reach your long-term goals. Instead, try these sensible steps from Healthcastle.com to change your diet permanently. Fill the plate … Continue reading

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Treating asthma in children

Does your child suffer from asthma? He or she is not alone. Asthma is the most common ongoing illness in children, according to Two Peas in a Pod medical blog. Many children may have one episode as a baby or … Continue reading

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Fingerprints

The fingerprint is such a wonderful mystery. Although man has used it for thousands of years as a unique identifier, how it actually forms is something that researchers haven’t quite put their finger on. Why do some people have arches, … Continue reading

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5 tips to staying well during flu season

If your children are in school, then you know they can bring home illnesses as often as they do homework. So, how can you help your child stay well during flu season? Colds, gastroenteritis (stomach virus) and influenza are prevalent … Continue reading

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Who needs a mammogram?

One in eight women will develop breast cancer, making it the leading cause of cancer death among women. But when do you need to get a mammogram? The American Cancer Society recommends that women age 40 and older have a … Continue reading

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Vote for Western Baptist Pink Glove Dance

What is it about breast cancer that makes people want to dance? Not having had breast cancer, I was afraid people would think the Pink Glove Dance was insensitive to the one in eight women affected by this disease. When … Continue reading

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Faith

Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see. Hebrews 11:1 We live in a “seeing is believing” world. Growing up, if I made a claim about something, … Continue reading

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Teens slow weight gain when cutting back on sugary drinks

By Lorrie Terry, Western Baptist dietitian Does your child drink too much soda? All of that sugar adds up and it could be having an adverse effect on his or her waistline.  Many children, especially teens, are consuming lots of … Continue reading

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Does your child need a flu shot?

The official start of fall is just around the corner, so it’s time to think about the upcoming cold and flu season. Many parents call the Stork Line asking if their child needs a flu shot. The answer is yes!  … Continue reading

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