Life and Health
With random acts of terror clearly on the increase around the world, what can you do to minimize your chances of becoming a victim?
Disease epidemics were once explained as expressions of God’s implacable anger over our sinful human nature. Then came modern science.
Worldwide, obesity rates are escalating and obesity-related diseases continue to take millions of lives. Both on an individual level and on a global level, the time to take care of soaring obesity rates is before they careen out of control.
A century after the introduction of artificial nitrogen fertilizers, we see some negative effects of the discovery that was so lauded by science.
How and what we feed animals affects human health and our environment. So what should we feed cattle, both for their benefit and to improve our current health?
Since many children today bring no food from home, the school cafeteria is their only source for food. However, the unfortunate truth is that many of the food and beverage options provided in mainstream schools today encourage lifelong habits of unhealthy eating choices.
How many of us evaluate the nutritional content of any given food we eat? Do high obesity rates indicate that too many of us are eating mindlessly?
Success is often viewed as the attainment of wealth, fame or power. By that measure, however, most of us will never succeed. What is success, and is there any way to guarantee it?
Do we understand and appreciate one of our most basic natural resources—the soil that sustains life itself? Vision interviews Deborah Koons Garcia.
Around the world, the daily news is peppered with stories of violence, war and murder; it’s easy, therefore, to begin thinking of a lost life as little more than a statistic. But do people have the right to end the life of another? What is a human life—whether an elderly person, a newborn baby, or anyone in between—and what makes each one valuable?