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    Being imperfect humans, all of us have experienced illness, some even grave illness. When we face such difficulties, how do we cope? One valuable aid in coping is the comfort we receive from family, friends, and fellow believers. A friend’s kind, loving words can be like a soothing balm that heals and refreshes us. But true Christians are concerned with more than just receiving comfort. They reach out “to comfo...

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      When I was 16, I was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer. The doctors told me I had only eight months to live. I have been battling for my life ever since. Because of the placement of the tumors, I am now a right-side hemiplegic. Since I am unable to walk, someone always needs to be at home to help me get around. The progression of my disease has made it difficult for me to communicate clearly. I ...

      June 23 at 9:13 AM view discussion
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        I thankyou so much for taking the time to read and your excellent choice of words you dictated. It was right on to what I was thinking how cancer is a mind-set that can be comfortaed through people like yourself that offers sound advice through these termoulous times were dealing with...........

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          Despite medical advances, disease continues to plague mankind. Yet, as evidence shows, many health problems are preventable. World The World Health Organization predicts that 24 million people will be diagnosed with cancer annually by 2035. This is an increase of about 70 percent more than the number currently diagnosed, which is thought to be over 14 million. An estimated half of those cases will be caused by li...

          June 18 at 10:27 AM view discussion
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            WHEN you were younger, what were your life goals? Perhaps you wanted to marry, perfect a certain skill, or pursue an exciting career. But life does not always turn out the way we plan. Unexpected challenges can throw life completely off course. That is what happened to Anja, Delina, and Gregory. Anja, in Germany, was diagnosed with cancer at age 21, and she is now almost completely housebound. Delina, in th...

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              http://chipsahospital.org/one-patients-experience-no-chemo-no-radation/

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                "Obesity is the main avoidable cause of cancer among non-smokers in the Western world,” reports The Times of London. Fifty years of research has shown that life-style changes—including losing weight if obese—could halve the occurrence of cancer in nonsmokers. “If you are a non-smoker, the two things that really matter are being overweight and the viruses that cause stomach and cervical cancer,” says Professor Julian ...

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                  “FOR almost a year after the death of our son, we felt deep and excruciating pain,” . Sadly, countless others experience this kind of agony. Many may not have expected their loved ones to die so soon... Whether you have personally lost a loved one in death or know someone who is bereaved, you may wonder, ‘How can grieving ones be helped to deal with their heartache?’ Perhaps you have heard it said that ...

                  June 10 at 11:24 AM view discussion
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                    I’ve had fibromyalgia since I was 14. By the time I was 20, I also had arthritis, lupus, and Lyme disease. It’s hard to do all the things you want to do when you always feel weak. At times, I was paralyzed from the hips down and needed a wheelchair. Worse than the physical aspect of my illnesses was the mental torment I put myself through for not being able to do simple tasks such as writing or opening a jar. I wo...

                    June 09 at 10:08 AM view discussion
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                      As with anyone that recovers in a hospital bed, as your health-care agent talks with a nurse..... Show respect and gratitude. Hospital staff often work under stressful conditions. Treat them as you would want to be treated....... Show respect for their training and experience, confidence in their ability, and gratitude for their efforts........ Such appreciation can encourage them to do their best........ ...

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