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Ingrid Peschke, media and legislative advocate for Christian Science in Massachusetts, has written a blog post on health. You can also read this post at Metrowest Daily News on her syndicated blog, “Health Conscious.” Smiling people dance in a field of summer flowers under a blue sky without a care in the world. Then a fast, cheerful voice-over begins listing some pretty awful symptoms that could occur if you take the drug being Continue Reading

Whole-Body Healing…Good Step

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A guest post written by Rich Evans, Christian Science Committee on Publication for Arizona, and is the spokesperson for Christian Science to the media and to Arizona governmental entities including the state legislature. The Arizona Republic recently ran an article (Thursday, January 3, 2013) titled, “Integrative medicine is growing in popularity” written by Ken Alltucker. The article focused on patient centered, integrative medicine.  Good Continue Reading

For a Healthier Holiday, Tap Into Your Spirituality

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by Don Ingwerson As the holidays approach, individuals respond to the season in both positive and negative ways. Many worry about over indulging in food and drink, others are painfully reminded of past events, and still others experience increased loneliness. These emotions can result in poor decisions about food consumption and behaviors, so these dangers need to be thought through prior to the season’s activities. However, there is another Continue Reading

Holiday Stress? Stick to the Plan and Enjoy Better Health

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by Don Ingwerson Do the holidays have you feeling overburdened? Well, I have good news for you. You’re going to be just fine – if you develop a plan and stick to it. I recall approaching a frustrating holiday season without a plan to accomplish what needed to be done, and whom to spend time with, and found myself spending time with friends instead of family. The result? I felt rudderless and unhappy with myself over the poor choices I’d Continue Reading

Thinking About Health

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A guest post written by Robert B. Clark, Committee on Publication for Florida Just when you thought there were already way too many diseases, here comes a new one, “Mass Phychogenic Illness” or MPI. Where did it come from? Most recently, from a group of teenage girls in upstate New York. Is it something to worry about? Probably not…unless you think about it too much. It turns out that if enough people in a close population believe Continue Reading

Choosing Health

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  A guest post written by Robert B. Clark, Committee on Publication for Florida Research shows that stress is a leading cause of serious health problems. When confronted with stress and the health problems it may cause, do we have any choice in the matter? The Mayo Clinic’s website, in an article titled, Stress management, tells us that “Over time, high levels of stress lead to serious health problems” but then adds a hopeful Continue Reading

December Cycling and Prayer Closets

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A guest post written by Ken Girard, Committee on Publication for Massachusetts - article posted December 1, 2011, on the Arlington Patch This workweek had been very intense and long-houred.  So when I got to take the day off today, I headed out on my bike for some alone/quiet time.  And the back roads of Concord, Acton, and Carlisle are perfect for that. It’s beautiful riding at this time of year.  The air is crisp, the sun is that stark Continue Reading