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    A glass of clean water and pieces of lemon Obtaining sufficient clean water for one’s family is a regular chore in some countries. Yet, access to clean water can become a concern in any part of the world when a main supply that is usually good to drink becomes contaminated as a result of a flood, a storm, a pipe break, or some other issue. If water does not come from a safe source or is not stored correctly, it can ...

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      CHRONIC ILL HEALTH OR DISABILITY CAN HAVE A MAJOR IMPACT ON A PERSON’S LIFE. After becoming physically paralyzed, a once active and healthy man named Ulf said: “I became deeply depressed. My strength, courage, and power drained away . . . I felt ‘destroyed.’” Ulf’s experience reminds us that none of us have complete control over our health. Still, we can take reason...

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        Good health is impossible without good nutrition, and for good nutrition you need a healthy, balanced diet. You may need to consider your intake of salt, fats, and sugar, and you should watch your portion sizes. Include fruits and vegetables in your diet, and vary what you eat. Reading the packaging will help you to select whole-grain foods when buying bread, cereals, pasta, or rice. These are richer in nutrients and...

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          IT IS 1997. A scientist sits in the small Eskimo village of Brevig on the frozen tundra of the Seward Peninsula of Alaska. In front of him is the exhumed body of a young woman that he and four Eskimo helpers have dug out of the permafrost. She fell victim to the flu back in 1918 and has lain there, frozen, ever since. What good can come from examining her now? The scientist hopes that the flu-causing agent is still ...

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            Question: What can I do to help protect the health and safety of myself and others? Answer: Stay home as much as possible. The CDC states that “the best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.” It further states that “the virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person” between “people who are in close contact with one another.” Therefore, for the ...

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              The amount of sleep needed varies from person to person. Most newborns sleep for 16 to 18 hours a day, toddlers about 14 hours, and preschoolers about 11 or 12. School-age children generally need at least 10 hours of sleep, adolescents perhaps 9 or 10, and adults from 7 to 8. Getting the right amount of rest should not be considered optional. According to experts, sufficient sleep is important for: ...

              April 28 at 5:41 PM view discussion
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                Are you feeling isolated and lonely? If so, you may feel as did the psalmist who said: “I am like a solitary bird on a roof.” The Goodbook wisdom can help you to deal with problems that are caused by isolation.  Pursue spiritual growth  Read comforting Bible passages  Understand the meaning of world events  Avoid needless anxiety  Culti Are you fe...

                April 18 at 3:37 PM view discussion
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                  By the year 2100 advances in basic research in biology may permit prevention of cancer by means now utterly unforeseen.”?—The Causes of Cancer. ACCORDING to Bible prophecy, cancer will cease even sooner, and certainly “by means now utterly unforeseen” by the writers of the above-quoted book. Why do we make that assertion? Because Christ Jesus, sent to the earth over 1,900 years ago, was empowered to restore lif...

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                    1 PRACTICE GOOD HYGIENE According to the Mayo Clinic, “one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading illness” is to wash your hands. One of the easiest ways to catch a cold or influenza is to rub your nose or your eyes when your hands have been contaminated by germs. Your best defense against such contamination is to wash your hands regularly. Good hygiene can also prevent the spread of mo...

                    April 05 at 4:09 PM view discussion
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                      1 WATER THE THREAT: Harmful organisms can “march” straight into your body by way of contaminated water. YOUR DEFENSE: The best defense is to protect your water supply from contamination. If you know that your water supply is contaminated or suspect that it is, you can treat the water at home to make it safe. * Store potable water in a closed vessel, and dispense it hygienically wit...

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