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    9 Steps to Promote a Healthy Immune System - A Reflection in the Face of COVID-19 Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Short of living in a bubble or moving off the planet, it’s next to impossible to avoid exposure to toxins. So what can we do to detox our bodies? Here are nine recommendations."

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    Acceptability of a School-Based Incentivised Physical Activity Intervention - The B-Active Program Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The purpose of this study was to examine the acceptability to students, parents and teachers of a school-based intervention that incentivised students using prizes to be more physically active (the B-Active program). Three hundred and eighty-five...

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    Allergies in the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This article briefly discusses five types of allergic reactions, their effect on school performance and behavior, and how the school staff and administration can help the students affected by these problems."

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    Answers for Me - Free Support for Life's Questions and Issues! Grade 9-Lifelong
    Read nuggets of practical common sense tips for holistic Christian living, organized by topic: family life, healthy living, spiritual growth, life notes, spirit renew, Bible bay, and story harvest, or search for more.

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    Childhood Obesity - An Emerging Epidemic Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article discusses the worldwide problem of obesity in children, citing research on nature and long-term effects, factors contributing to, and choices Adventist schools can make to help children avoid obesity.

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    CHIP Health Online Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) - formerly Coronary Health Improvement Project - is an affordable, lifestyle enrichment program designed to reduce disease risk factors through the adoption of better health habits and appropriate lifestyle...

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    Developing Autonomy in Primary School Aged Children with Type 1 Diabetes Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "This review considers literature on the self-care of children with type 1 diabetes and applies it to the primary school classroom. It reports that by allowing children to have self-care with their health at an early age, they develop a healthy foundation...

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    Educating for Health Tertiary-Lifelong
    Mutinga highlights "the importance of health and its impact on the development of society with special reference to the major tropical diseases in the African continent." He also highlights "the role education institutions can play in order...

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    Fitness & Exercise for a Better You - Unit Plan Grade 9-Grade 12
    "This unit introduces the five elements of fitness; cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition...We will explore the importance of exercise, its benefits, how to plan a fitness program, avoid misconceptions,...

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    Healthy Choices and Living Options Tertiary-Lifelong
    Proper health choices lead to better quality of life. This article talks about the results of poor choices and presents steps in making healthy choices.

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    Healthy Life Info - Wellness and Health Information Grade 9-Lifelong
    Short articles on a variety of health topics organized in sections: women, children, seniors, and fitness.

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    Keeping Everyone Healthy at School - Prevention, the Best Treatment Part II Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Since teachers spend many hours each day with students, they are in an excellent position to detect early physical and/or behavioral changes that may indicate an illness or infection, and thus prevent its spread. This article explains infectious disease indicators...

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    Living with Fibromyalgia Grade 7-Lifelong
    What does a diagnosis of fibromyalgia mean? Is there hope that things will get better? Filmmakers Daneen Akers and Stephen Eyer asked these questions when Daneen's mother was diagnosed with fibromyalgia several years ago. After watching their family search...

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    Mental, Physical, and Spiritual Harmony from a Neuroscience Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Caviness looks at the fractal theory, which a rheumatologist noted "applies not only to the brain, the heart, and the brain/body, it also applies to the immune system and, in fact, to DNA as well." Caviness also notes how it relates to spirituality....

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    Organ Donor - To Be or Not to Be Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Since the first successful organ transplantation in the 1960s, many questions have been raised about this subject. While physicians have had to deal with medical and scientific issues, others have raised philosophical concerns, ethical challenges,...

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    Preventing, Recognizing, and Treating Illness at School - Part I Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This two-part article provides information to help educators maintain a healthier school environment. In this first part, Herring and Jones outline ways to minimize contamination and spread of disease at school. The symptoms of the common cold, influenza A,...

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    Protection - Where Science, Ritual, and Moral Principles Meet Tertiary-Lifelong
    "To think that the Bible contains no sound scientific principles reflects an attitude that is poorly informed, as a little research and some critical reading shows."

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    Statement on the Challenge of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Grade 10-Tertiary
    The contemporary world confronts serious ethical, medical, and social problems as a result of increased sexual permissiveness and related promiscuity. Since Christians are part of the total social community, such attitudes and behaviors have also infiltrated...

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    Teaching sexuality in the context of Christian values Grade 10-Grade 12
    Sexuality is inherently human. While reproduction is an essentially biological phenomenon, sexuality encompasses biological, but also psycho-affective and social aspects. It constitutes a fundamental part of the human personality, which it accompanies from...

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    The Effects of Aerobic Recreation on the Well-being of Members of the Adventist Church - A Project Report Tertiary-Lifelong
    "That physical and mental health are indispensably related is evidenced by the scriptures, the writings of Ellen White, and modern scientific research. Most Australians, including many Seventh-day Adventists, continue to neglect this relationship and...

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    The Seven-Step Model (7SM) - An Alternative Health Behavior Change Model for the General Public Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The major causes of death in the world are heart attack, stroke, and cancer. The main contributing factors for chronic diseases complications are unhealthy behaviors; so, health behavior change has become imperative in the world today. There are several...

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    Water Supply, Environmental Hygiene and Health Grade 7-Lifelong
    Adeove examines "the biblical basis in support of adequate use of water as a special resource from God, and the importance of hygiene and sanitation in the transmission of water and hygiene - related diseases. The essay will serve as an example to health...