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Is Yoga Sinful?

Some Catholics say yoga is a helpful exercise regimen. Others say it's the portal of hell. What's going on here? She told me her name was Janet and that she was in the office a couple of days a week. She was a trim, petite woman, probably…

How to eat like a Catholic

Healthy food habits aren't just good for the body: They renew the family, protect God's creation, and invigorate the soul. Throughout history, the Church has been at the forefront of “food movements.” Monks began brewing beer in the Middle…

Are vaccines safe?

There’s a lot of information available on vaccines, not all of it reliable. Here, pediatricians set the record straight: I’ve heard that vaccines are not needed because the diseases were disappearing even before the vaccines were developed.…

What’s stopping you?

Regular physical activity may help prevent or delay the onset of chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and stroke. It also may also increase your energy and boost your mood. But many people don’t know…