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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.

HERE'S TO YOUR HEALTH

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John Dewey, an American philosopher reverenced growth as the finest of all human traits and his ethical criterion was the notion that absolute good does not exist in any human, but he believed that it was a "noble goal." Not perfection as a final goal, but the ever-enduring process of perfecting, maturing and refining should be mankind's aim in living. In Dewey's view, the "bad" man is the man who, no matter how good he has been, is beginning to deteriorate, to grow less good. The "good" man...

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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 Steve C's story. Steve is living proof that no matter how far down the scale we've gone, we can climb out of the living hell of alcoholism/addiction and create a new life for ourselves by working the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and getting the right kind of help.

 

We ended last week's segment with...I'll never forget that dark night at Quin Nhon when the North Vietnamese Army came calling. I was off duty, sleeping in my bunk around...

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A HEALTHY DAY

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Whiplash

 

On my way to work this morning I was trying to think of what I wanted to write about for my next article and then I noticed how slippery the roads were along with how many accidents and cars there were in ditches. Thus, it came to me...whiplash. Yes, it's that time of year again when we have to get up earlier so we can leave home with enough time to get to work because of the winter weather conditions. This is also a busy time of the year for me because of so many weather related...

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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 Steve C's story. Steve is a Vietnam Veteran who sobered up in 1990 and this is his message of hope that no matter who you are, or how far down the scale you've gone, you can climb out of all that and create a new kind of life for yourself by working the Twelve Steps and getting the right kind of help. Steve is living proof you don't have to stay there any longer in that living hell of total alcohol and drug induced despair.

 

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A HEALTHY DAY

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Winter Wellness

 

Well, it's that time of the year again for colds and flues. Most of us have gotten flu shots but those of you who have not, or don't believe in them, then you need to make sure that your immune system is working at full potential. The first thing you need to do is make sure you have a strong immune system. In order to do this you must first concentrate on your diet. It is important to avoid a diet high in fat and refined processed foods for they can suppress the immune...

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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 Steve C.'s story. When he finally sobered up in October of 1990, his life was in shambles, his wife Louise had left him and taken the children, and he was unemployable.

 

For the first time in his life, Steve was forced to take a hard look at his childhood and reflect back 37 foggy years to his Vietnam tours. As he worked the Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and did intense professional therapy, Steve soul searched for answers to questions...

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