May
31
2011
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/knock-tobacco-out-of-the-park">Knock Tobacco Out of the Park</a></h1>
NEHM joined religious leaders representing 25 faith groups around the country today in calling for the Major League Baseball Players Association to agree to Commissioner Bud Selig’s proposed prohibition on tobacco use at games. The faith leaders join a growing coalition of medical groups, public health officials and fans that is urging baseball to prohibit smokeless tobacco use in the contract that is to take effect next year.
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May
10
2011
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/episcopal-aids-ministries-evolve-along-with-the-epidemic">Episcopal AIDS ministries evolve along with the epidemic</a></h1>
While AIDS continues to infect and kill people -- the U.S. Centers for Disease Control report that more than 18,000 people with AIDS die annually in the United States and an estimated 56,300 Americans become infected with HIV each year -- perceptions, treatment and the demographics of the disease have changed since the 1980s. The church's awareness of and response to AIDS have changed along with them, with some Episcopal ministries growing and evolving, others dwindling. Yet the need remains, advocates say.
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May
02
2011
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/christ-church-charlotte-has-a-new-parish-nurse-blog">Christ Church Charlotte has a new parish nurse blog!</a></h1>
Lynne LeBlanc of Christ Church Charlotte has been a registered nurse since 1991 and a parish nurse since 2008. She has started a new blog for the parish. This entry is on the benefits of a low-cholesterol diet.
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