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Rachel Revelle

It’s the Love Song We Need

      By  Rachel Revelle Only in our doing can we grasp you. Only with our hands can we illumine you. The mind is but a visitor: It thinks us out of our world.   Each mind fabricates itself. We sense its limits, for we have made them. And just when we would flee […]

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Angela Chavis on Bread for Life

        Angela Chavis is an Associate Minister at the Cathedral of HIS Glory in Greensboro, N.C.. She is also a student at Wake Forest University School of Divinity. She recently wrote a post for the school’s blog. Chavis says that after a year of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) she chose to spend […]

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A Blue Zone in California

          By Tom Peterson A recent article in the Los Angeles Times asks why residents of Loma Linda, California, live longer than the rest of us. Of course, writer Mary MacVean goes on to tell us: It has mostly to do with the presence of health-conscious Seventh Day Adventists, who make up about one-third […]

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faith health learning forum

FaithHealth Learning Forum, October

Save the Date FaithHealth Ministries to host a Learning Forum October 11-12, 2015 Join with us in a learning community that shares and explores groundbreaking work in bridging the gap between health care and the community to help our most vulnerable populations. Topics will include, and are not limited to, faith partnerships, community agency engagement, and […]

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AHEC supports Supporters of Health

    More Supporters of Health are on the way! The Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s Division of FaithHealth Ministries has partnered with NW AHEC (Area Health Education Centers) to develop and offer training for more Supporters of Health. The success of the current Supporters has created interest in developing more formalized training for others who […]

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10 Ways Your Hospital Can Promote Healthier Food

      By Molly Miller and Tom Peterson Hospitals exist for their community’s health. Americans switching from eating bad food (cause of a much of our bad health) to good food will transform not only our health but also our economy. Healthcare systems are often among the largest institutional food buyers. And each meal for […]

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Rest on Laurels? Or Revolutionize?

      By Dianne Horton My church, New Bethel Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, recently marked a momentous occasion: 125 years of worshiping, witnessing and working for the kingdom. As we celebrated that milestone I had an opportunity to reflect on our rich history and rejoice in the blessings of our present reality. We are […]

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American Adults: Fewer than one-third at healthy weight

  More American adults are obese than overweight A new milestone, reports the LA Times: There are now more obese adults than overweight adults in America. The new tally, reported in JAMA by the Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, found obese 67.6 million adults and 65.2 million merely overweight. And most adults—more than two-thirds—are […]

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Lexington: Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Training

Saturday, June 27th 9 am to 12 pm Lexington YMCA, 119 W. 3rd Ave., Lexington People who care for those with Alzheimer’s disease face a high level of stress, and frequently cope with exhaustion. To support these loving providers, Lexington Medical Center will hold a three-hour, interactive Alzheimer’s Caregiver Supporter Training program for caregivers and […]

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