Daniel’s Fast Helped the Prophet but could it be Harmful Today?
Everybody wants to live a sweet life – but to do this, remember that sugar is deadly! Go to any supermarket or kiosk and see piles of candies, soft drinks, cookies, cakes, starchy snacks and other inexpensive but tantalizing simple-carbohydrate junk foods waiting for you – and your children – to pounce on them. They… Read more »
Measles – the highly contagious viral disease caused that affects 20 million people and kills about 75,000 per year, mostly in developing countries in Africa and Asia – is a good candidate for eradication. There is an excellent, very effective vaccine, and unlike influenza and other infectious diseases, it does not occur in animals.
Flu season is coming to the northern hemisphere as autumn and winter are about to arrive. The Influenza vaccine recommended by the World Health Organization is the best way to risk complications that include pneumonia; inflammation of the heart (myocarditis), brain (encephalitis) or muscle (myositis, rhabdomyolysis) tissues; and multi-organ failure).
Attending religious services is surely good for the soul, but recent research also highlights its benefits for the body and the heart. Lifestyle intervention delivered in churches by community-based health workers has been shown to bring about a significant reduction in blood pressure among African Americans, compared to health education alone.