Health

Finding Hope in the Journey

  Each week a small group of people from all walks of life gathers at Christian Life Center in Fort Lauderdale. There are smiles on their faces and friendly chatter as hugs are exchanged around the room. These people are united by one common thread: they have all been touched by cancer. Together they... -Read More


Sugar’s Sweet Deception

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the mountainous health advice we receive every day? It sometimes seems as if everything is going to send us to an early grave. The sad truth is that our food chain is contaminated, and perhaps one of the most destructive and harmful substances to the human body is... -Read More


Taking Steps to Improve Heart Health

Sadly too many of us know families who have lost a loved one suddenly to a heart attack. In fact, heart attack is listed as the number one cause of death and takes a life around every 30 seconds. It is a tragic, shocking event and one that, for the most part, can be... -Read More


Affordable Care Act Takes a Bite

Some people say that the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is a dog.  Well, for 2016 this dog finally has developed some sharp  teeth.  Maybe you noticed when you did your 2014 taxes this year that you had to pay a small penalty for not having health insurance.  The penalty you will be paying shortly... -Read More


10 Simple Ways to Improve your Health

  Who doesn’t want to feel healthy, full of vigor and with an energetic zest for life? God wants us to live the abundant life but all too often failing health hinders our goals and dreams. The Bible refers to our body as a temple of the Holy Spirit, and as my trip to... -Read More


Senior Touchlines Offers Reassurance

  On the road to 100-years-old, Rowena Smith is a sharp-minded senior citizen quick to warn people to not quote her. “You never know what I might say,” Smith quipped. “Being 93 isn’t what it’s cracked up to be.” One of about 250 Broward residents who receive daily calls as part of the 2-1-1... -Read More


Immunization: Doctors Address Concerns

It’s back-to-school time. And that means checklists: Books and supplies; new outfits or uniforms; lunchboxes, backpacks and thermoses. There are so many things to remember when getting your child ready for the first day of a new school year. But what about immunizations? Did you make sure that your child’s vaccines are up-to-date? August... -Read More


A Smile a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Researchers have discovered one of the two types of smiles can have amazing effects on your health and your brain functions. What are the two types of smiles? The first type of smile is the regular, “slightly turn up the corners of the mouth,” pleasant smile. The second type of smile is described by... -Read More


Choosing Joy Amid Health Issues

When we are young we often see ourselves as invincible, but sometimes our health can become an every present struggle. At 31, happily married with two little girls, aged four and two, life was good. We celebrated no more diapers with a weekend camping trip to the Keys with friends. While others went out... -Read More


Unexpected Betrayal and Forgiveness

I recently took an incredible trip to the Appalachian Mountains. As I was listening to the wind in the leaves and the pine needles, I was in awe of this beautiful day on a winding mountain path. The view of the mountains was beyond stunning, bathed in brilliant sunlight with a dusting of snow.... -Read More