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Friday Roundup

submitted July 18, 2014 by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments
<h1>Friday Roundup</h1>

Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week:

To Make Children Healthier, A Doctor Prescribes A Trip To The Park from NPR
When Dr. Robert Zarr wanted a young patient to get more exercise, he gave her an unusual prescription: Get off the bus to school earlier.

Pathogens On A Plane: How To Stay Healthy In Flight from NPR
From Ebola in West Africa to chikungunya in the Caribbean, the world has had plenty of strange — and scary — outbreaks this year. Some pathogens have even landed in the U.S. Just a few months ago, two men boarded planes in Saudi Arabia and brought a new, deadly virus from the Middle East to Florida and Indiana.

Marriage Advice from the World's Longest Married Couple from Lifehacker
Zelmyra and Herbert Fisher were married for almost 87 years, so it's safe to say they know a thing or two about marriage. The Fisher's participated in a Q&A on Twitter and shared some advice on love and commitment.

Why Church Members Don’t Invite Others to Church from Thom S. Rainer
Several years ago, more than one study showed large percentages of unchurched would consider attending a church if someone simply invited them. The problem is not the attitude of the unchurched; rather, it is often the failure of church members to invite others. When my church consulting teams have asked church members about their reticence to invite others to church, here are ten responses we have often heard (listed in no particular order).

Let us know which articles you liked (or didn't) in the comments!