The Leading Cause of Death – And Prevention

What is the leading cause of death world wide?

The World Health Organization reported, from May 24, 2018,  that there were 56.9 million human deaths  worldwide in 2016. [1]

Of these Ischaemic Heart Disease and Stroke are at the top with  15.2 million deaths.

Chronic obstructive lung disease – 3 million deaths.

Lower respiratory infections – 3 million

Dementia – 2 million

Lung and airway cancers  -1.7 million

Diabetes – 1.6 million

Road injuries – 1.5 million

Diarrhea illnesses  – 1.4… Read the rest

Fertility – A Blessing?

I ACCIDENTALLY PUBLISHED THIS BEFORE I PLANNED TO – it is not yet complete but I think is raises some thought provoking questions. So, I have left it visible. (And It may have more than my usual number of spelling and grammar errors.)

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It is often said that children are a blessing. If we want children and none seem to come it can feel like we lacking blessing from the Lord. In such a trial, it is common to seek the opinion and expertise of fertility specialists.… Read the rest

IVF – Political Opposition

Those who have read through my posts related to In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), will likely conclude that I have concerns about its use.  In my posting, IVF – Be Informed, after giving a basic description of what happens in IVF, I post the question, “Should we head down such a path or recommend it to others?”

Recently LifeSiteNews reported on the passing of a law that provides the Polish Government’s answer to this question.  LifeSite News reports on IVF law in Poland (Dec 7, 2015)

In this LifeSiteNews article Steve Weatherbe reports,

Health Minister Konstanty Radziwill told a parliamentary committee last week that the government wanted to address the issue of procreation with a broader program…“We are glad no more taxpayers’ money will be spent on this,” Dzierzawski said.

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