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    When the Israelites adhered to reasonable standards of keeping clean, they enjoyed improved health and protection against diseases that plagued other nations, such as Egypt, that did not have such an advanced law code. Likewise today, people who “cleanse [themselves] of every defilement of flesh,” which includes such defiling habits as smoking, alcohol abuse, and drug abuse, reduce their risk of illness—physical ...

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      Patients are protected from many hazards if they request nonblood medical management. Skilled physicians who have accepted the challenge of applying this have developed a standard of practice that is safe and effective, as is proved in numerous medical reports. Physicians who provide quality care without blood are not compromising valued medical principles. Rather, they show respect for a patient's right to know ...

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        Whether they are rich or poor, many people fail to see the link between their habits and their health. They may regard enjoying good health as a matter of chance or as something over which they have little control. Such a fatalistic view holds many back from improving their health and leading a more productive life. In reality, whatever your financial circumstances, there are basic steps you can take to protect an...

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          “When Dad was about to be released from the hospital, we asked his doctor to review Dad’s blood tests with us. The doctor assured us that the results were normal, but he kindly looked them up. To his surprise, two of the results were above normal! He apologized and called a specialist. Dad is doing well now. But we are very glad that we asked questions.” A wife helps her husband make a list of his s...

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            MANY aspects of modern medicine may not be as modern as some think. In fact, a number of today’s common medical practices were already in place centuries ago in some lands. Consider, for example, the history of medicine in medieval times in the Middle East. In 805 C.E., CALIPH HARUN AR-RASHID established a hospital in his capital, Baghdad. From the 9th century through the 13th, other rulers built and maintained ho...

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              “MY HUSBAND and I have sought out medical treatment, made lifestyle changes, and worked hard to develop a routine that I can cope with,” who has suffered with depression for many years. “We seem to have found an effective medication, and I am doing better. But during the time when nothing else seemed to work, the constant love of my husband and friends helped me not to give up.” As patients who suffer from clinic...

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                When Dad was about to be released from the hospital, we asked his doctor to review Dad’s blood tests with us. The doctor assured us that the results were normal, but he kindly looked them up. To his surprise, two of the results were above normal! He apologized and called a specialist. Dad is doing well now. But we are very glad that we asked questions. "Questions are always very important" It's good to make a l...

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                  If you are living with chronic illness, the following three steps can help you to cope: Pray for strength to endure. You can receive “the peace of God that excels all thought,” which can reduce your anxiety and sustain you. Be positive. “Being cheerful keeps you healthy. It is slow death to be gloomy all the time.” Cultivate your sense of humor, since this not only can lighten dark times but also can benef...

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                    A quiet and relaxing bedroom 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 ...

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                      A soccer ball and a pair of soccer shoes Regardless of your age, you need regular physical activity to stay in good shape. Many people today do not exercise enough. Why is exercise important? Staying physically active can help you to: Sleep well. Stay mobile. Maintain strong bones and muscles. Maintain or achieve a healthy weight. Lower your risk of suffering from depression. Lower your risk of premature dea...

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