Category Archives: Health

What Factors Lead to Death?

We often think biologically about such questions. Sometimes it is a breakdown within the human body; a heart that has given out or cancer that has overcome. Sometimes it is an external event that happens to the body which brings … Continue reading

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Working with Human DNA

In the last week of July researchers announced that in the United States they had achieved success with “editing” human DNA by using CRISPR technology on a human embryo. For some of you this is “way out there” science. In … Continue reading

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Charlie Gard has Died

After months of valiant attempts by the parents to protect the life of their child he died just a week before his first birthday. Read the article here.

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Looking Down the Road

I am struck by how little thought people give to the consequences of their actions. I wrote a brief story on new evidence that suggests drinking alcohol while pregnant not only could have consequences on the unborn child but even … Continue reading

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My Perspective on Charlie Gard

I have written a small piece on the case of Charlie Gard, the British infant at the center of a treatment and parental rights controversy in Great Britain. The article is on the Christian Life Resources website. You can find … Continue reading

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Bacon, Bologna and Your Health

In a statement released on October 26, 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) classified processed meat as “carcinogenic to humans (Group 1), based on sufficient evidence in humans that the consumption of processed meat causes colorectal cancer.” According to the … Continue reading

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Cure for Diabetes???

Scientists believe they have found the causes for both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.  Finding the cause is the first major step towards healing the malady.  See:

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“Perfectly” Healthy

We love a diagnosis that we are in “perfect” health but have you ever thought about what that means?  How is the “perfect” diagnosis affected by age or mental condition? Questions like these swirl around a new initiative by Google, … Continue reading

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