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Better child nutrition brings economic gain

UMCOR, Church World Service join '1000 Days' movement focusing on effects of malnutrition. "Food is the first medicine." Read More

Health-care chaplaincy - What’s it good for?

Chaplains get constant opportunity to serve outside their church walls. Read More

British cite importance of hospital chaplains

Often targeted by budget cuts, health-care chaplains are shown to improve patient experience. Read More

UMTV: Dogs Rescue Veterans

Jacob Hyde is a vet with a hidden wound: PTSD. Puppies Behind Bars gave him a new "battle buddy" to help him cope in civilian life. View

Meharry tackles health care from all angles

From cancer research to community partnerships to reduce diabetes, historic Meharry keeps an eye on the future. Read More

Doctor buys hospital to aid rural health

Meharry Medical College graduate models dedication to the poor in Mississippi. "We have to stop making excuses and do more." Read More

Meharry looks to close health-care gap

A mix of medical expertise and political advocacy is key to stopping disparities in health care for the poor, says United Methodist medical college. Read More

Dental school cares for entire community

Since oral health is a path to overall health, Meharry School of Dentistry instills in its students a passion for serving the underserved. Read More

Meharry attacks HIV/AIDS in lab, streets

African-American women are 15 times more likely to become infected with HIV. One medical school is trying to find out why. Read More

At Meharry, M.D. means ‘Make a Difference’

United Methodist-related medical college works to change inequity in health care that racial and ethnic minorities often face. Read More

Over 90, Teaching Yoga: Bernice Bates

United Methodist Bernice Bates is 91. "I've attained this age because I have done yoga. Gives you peace just like your church does." View

Ecologically grown vegetables. Photo by Elina Mark, Wikimedia Commons.

Wesley’s diet, exercise tips promote health

Fatty, artery-clogging treats are out. High fiber, diabetic-friendly foods are in. Fad celebrity diet? No, just following in the footsteps of Methodism founder John Wesley. Read More

United Methodist Church, partners launch life-saving campaign in Côte d’Ivoire

The people of The United Methodist Church and their partners worldwide helped Cote d'Ivoire's National Program in the Fight against Malaria launch an integrated health campaign November 11 that will vaccinate 3.5 million children in Côte d'Ivoire (formerly Ivory Coast) and blanket the country with bed nets to stop the... Read More

Helping Hungry Students

Roughly one in six kids in the U.S. live in householdsclassified as "food insecure." That means there's not always enough food to go around. View

United Methodist Church Hosts Nothing But Nets Partners in Angola

The people of The United Methodist Church hosted two Nothing But Nets partner organizations-the United Nations Foundation and NBA Cares-on a malaria observation trip to Angola. Read More

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