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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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This week's Here's To Your Health is a continuation of Sister Ruth's story. Her story ended last week with...I had to wait until my 16th birthday to become a nun. On my 16th birthday in 1942, I entered the Sisters of St. Joseph Convent in Tipton, Indiana and finished high school there in the convent. It was a lot like home, it was a very structured and rigid existence, with many rules, sort of like the military where you must be at a certain place at a certain time. I followed all the rules...

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A HEALTHY DAY

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A Toxic Environment

 

This last Monday I went to a health and wellness seminar to hear Dr. Steve Nugent, the author of "The Missing Nutrients" and "How To Survive On A Toxic Planet" and he gave me his permission to discuss what he talked about and here is an overview of what he said.

He explained that in our present time we are surrounded by stress including psychological, environmental, nutritional, and physical. Because of these stresses we are susceptible to the toxins that are the...

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HERE'S TO YOUR HEALTH

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This week's Here's To Your Health is taken from an interview with Sister Ruth who has helped thousands of alcoholics in North America during her career. Ruth entered the Sisters of St. Joseph convent 1st of September 1942, she retired in 1993 to Anderson, IN at a senior citizens complex, but she's busier now than when she worked. Ruth currently attends a meeting at the Madison County Detention Center for women, her home group is "The Bridge Group" in Anderson, IN, and she attends a meeting...

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DISCOVER HOW TO EASE YOUR PAIN WITH PHYSIOTHERAPY

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Maybe you hurt yourself twisting to hit a tennis ball, swinging a golf club, or just looking over your shoulder to see what's behind you as you pull out of the driveway. You are in pain—-you think that maybe it is just stress, working too many hours or is it hormones! Whatever the cause, the pain is excruciating. Hard seats are a problem, though cushioned ones aren't any better. Pain so bad that you wait until no one is around before you get out of your chair.

So you call your physician. He...

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HERE'S TO YOUR HEALTH

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This week's Here's To Your Health is about Step 11 and coverage of AA's Indiana, State Convention held at Columbus, IN on April 1, 2, 3, 2005. Meri R. State Delegate and Mike B. the "voice," of this year's convention were my hosts. Soon after our arrival, Mike B. introduced me to a living legend whose name is often spoken around the tables of AA. Her name is Sister Ruth and although she deflected all compliments, her deep humility and powerful spiritual presence left me at a loss for words...

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HERE'S TO YOUR HEALTH

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April is "Alcohol Awareness" month, but John Barleycorn neither endorses nor opposes any causes, his is a singleness of purpose which is a desire to stay sober and to help others who wish to do the same. Although, I personally don't disagree with what the Alcoholic Awareness people say, I nevertheless am not anti-alcohol nor am I against other people drinking it, God gave us free-will and John Barleycorn is not trying to take that away from you. Alcoholics Anonymous is for people who have a...

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