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Waynedale Health

We like to keep our Waynedale News readers safe and healthy! These are the most current articles and stories to improve your body and mental health written by our original, local writers from around the Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana Community.

LOST ANOTHER FRIEND

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On June 14, 2006, A.A. lost another friend and trusted servant with the passing of Henry "Hank" Whitmer. He died Wednesday evening at Regency Place, in Fort Wayne.

Hank was a Leo, IN resident born June 4, 1922, in Allen County; and was the son of the late Menno and Linda S. (Delagrange) Whitmer. Hank married Edna Mae Gerig on March 27, 1947, in Allen County.

Edna preceded Hank in death on July 1, 2006.

Hank was a carpenter who worked with Joe Lengacher Construction. He owned, lived on and...

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DID YOU KNOW?

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This week's Did You Know is taken from a South Bend History professor's soon to be released book, "Changed by Grace":

 

A.A. revitalized the great discovery, made by Jonathan Edwards and John Wesley in the 1730s, that human character could be changed. This is what Changed by Grace, is about.

My own research in this area goes back a great number of years, and there are a number of people who have helped me along the way. It would only be right to give acknowledgement to some of them.

I owe...

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A HEALTHY DAY

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Ankle Sprain

 

It is now mid-summer and we find ourselves being outdoors more and more, especially with daylight savings time. With that, we tend to increase our physical activity. This is good and healthy but we also become more prone to injury. Most of us have experienced an ankle sprain before and you know how painful it can be. In this article, I am going to explain why we get ankle sprains, what we should do when it happens, treatment for it, and ways to prevent it from happening.

Ankle...

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HERE'S TO YOUR HEALTH

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This week's Here's To Your Health, is a continuation of Keith Ls' story:

 

When I was a child I had a horrible speech impediment and when I was eleven years old I was hospitalized for appendicitis. My grandmother who was a great lover of St. Jude, knelt down next to my bed and prayed for me and then slipped a St. Jude medallion on my night stand and then she prayed a 9 day Novena for me. After I was taken to surgery they improperly clamped my tongue and caused it to split, but after they...

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DID YOU KNOW?

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This week's "Did You Know," is excerpted from the Preface of a South Bend history professor's book titled, "Changed by Grace."

 

A number of wise commentators have already uttered the judgment that Alcoholics Anonymous was the most important new spiritual movement of the twentieth century. It used its extremely spiritual tools to give a workable solution to the problem of alcoholism, the third leading cause of death in the United States, and it also gave birth to a number of other 12-step...

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A HEALTHY DAY

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Natural Home Health Remedies

 

Did you ever notice how Amish people seem to be very healthy and live to older ages than most people in our modern society? The reason for this has to do with several factors; One is the fact that they don't have to deal with the stress of modern society including everything we see on TV like violence, "bad" news, Jerry Springer, and other TV shows revealing low aspects of our society. We take for granted the technology we have today but yet the Amish seem to...

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