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Faith Groups Respond to GOP's AHCA

The House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) in hopes of replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare. The AHCA is waiting for the Senate to act on it. Time magazine believes that the A ...

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Taking a Day of Rest Without Feeling Guilty

If you're like most people, you probably find it hard to take a day off. And when you do take a day for yourself, you might feel guilty because you have so many things on your plate. What you may forget is that when you ...

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Christians in Kenya Choosing Halal Food

Many countries in Africa have a high percentage of Muslims, but Kenya is an anomaly. In this country, Christians are the predominant religion. It's estimated that almost 85 percent of the population identifies as Christi ...

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Religious Views on Organ Donation

April is National Donate Life Month. If you aren't an organ donor, it might be time to consider making that decision part of your health directive. According to the United Network for Organ Sharing, about 22 people die e ...

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Health Equity, Public Health, Social Justice

If you're like most Americans, you watched the debate over the American Health Care Act of 2017 with a lot of anticipation, whichever side you were on. It's no secret that the healthcare system of the United States isn't ...

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AIDS Awareness to Combat the Myths

In religious circles, it's easy to want to say that AIDS won't happen in my church, but the harsh truth is that anyone can be infected with HIV/AIDS. March 20 is National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in the United State ...

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Autistic People Struggle To Find Inclusion

Autism is still poorly understood by most of the public, despite the growing amount of publicity on the subject. Some autistics have been working to change that by sharing how their unique type of neurology works and by ...

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Overwhelmed by News? Take Care of Yourself

Most people thought last year was bad when it came to bad news and negativity. The election is over, and we no longer have to listen to hours of political debate and commentary about the election, but our world is changi ...

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A Season of Nonviolence

On January 30, 1948, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as Mahatma Gandhi, was assassinated. Gandhi was known for peaceful civil disobedience and key to the Indian independence movement. On April 4, 1968, Martin Luth ...

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Building Awareness of Online Bullying

According to the Urban Institute, 25 percent of teens have been abused or harassed through technology. Half of all teens who experience online bullying are also physically abused, making them at a higher risk for pregnan ...

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