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Excessive daily TV at older age tied to poorer memory

Senior Medical News - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 09:00
Adults aged 50 and older who watched TV for 3.5 hours or more per day had greater verbal memory decline after 6 years than those who watched less TV.

GC2019 maps uncertain way forward

Methodist News - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 16:00
More than 53 percent of General Conference delegates approved the Traditional Plan, but how much of the plan will take effect is unknown.

2019 General Conference passes Traditional Plan

Methodist News - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 11:45
Delegates to The United Methodist Church’s top lawmaking assembly approved a plan that affirms church policies on homosexuality and strengthens enforcement. The vote was 438 to 384.

Conflict defines General Conference aimed at unity

Methodist News - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 23:05
Both sides of human sexuality debate acknowledge hurt at decisions on church’s LGBTQ policies.

Conflict defines General Conference aimed at unity

Methodist News - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 22:21
Both sides of human sexuality debate acknowledge hurt at decisions on church’s LGBTQ policies.

Wrap-up: Judicial Council at GC2019

Methodist News - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 20:00
Highlights of the rulings by the United Methodist Judicial Council during the Feb. 23-26 special General Conference.

General Conference 2019 – Day 4 wrap-up

Methodist News - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 19:00
A news summary of the fourth day of action of the 2019 General Conference of The United Methodist Church

Call for General Conference review

Methodist News - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 15:45
Jeffrey “J.J.” Warren, an openly gay reserve delegate from the Upper New York Conference, makes an impassioned statement Feb. 25 arguing for allowing debate about the Simple Plan at the special General Conference in St. Louis. Debate was allowed, but the Simple Plan failed to receive enough votes after the debate to receive further consideration.

2019 General Conference passes Traditional Plan

Methodist News - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 12:14
Updated at 9 p.m. Tuesday: Delegates to The United Methodist Church’s top lawmaking assembly approved a plan that affirms church policies on homosexuality and strengthens enforcement. The vote was 438 to 384.

Court to GC2019: Legislation needs more work

Methodist News - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 11:08
The United Methodist Judicial Council points to parts of legislation passed Feb. 25 that remain unconstitutional.

General Conference 2019 - Day 3 wrap-up

Methodist News - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 10:02
A news summary of the third day of action of the 2019 General Conference of The United Methodist Church.

Osteoporosis: Some yoga poses may cause bone injuries

Senior Medical News - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 01:00
New research warns that certain yoga poses can be risky for people with osteoporosis and advises caution when engaging in this practice.

Traditional Plan advances as One Church, Simple plans fail

Methodist News - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 22:18
General Conference 2019 delegates moved the Traditional Plan forward to plenary, not the One Church Plan or the Simple.

Key GC2019 votes prompt anguish, satisfaction

Methodist News - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 20:20
Young reserve delegate’s remarks inspire those reeling from One Church Plan’s defeat in legislative committee.

General Conference 2019 - Day 2 wrap-up

Methodist News - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 10:55
A news summary of the second day of action at the 2019 General Conference of The United Methodist Church.

GC2019 Daily Update: Feb. 25

Methodist News - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 10:09
This story updated: 7:30 p.m. Monday.

US adults do not consume enough protein, study warns

Senior Medical News - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 04:00
New research examines the protein intake, overall diet, and physical functioning of adults over the age of 51 living in the United States.

"The Cross and the Flame," sermon by Bishop Kenneth J. Carter

Methodist News - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 21:13
Preaching Feb. 24, Council of Bishops President Kenneth H. Carter called on General Conference delegates to “watch and listen…and pray for the gift of the Holy Spirit, to make us one with Christ, one with each other, and one in ministry to all the world.”

Traditional and One Church backers gear up

Methodist News - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 21:04
The Traditional Plan is the top priority as delegates begin their second day of legislative committee. But One Church Plan backers have not given up.

Pensions, Traditional Plan top priority votes

Methodist News - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 20:20
Delegates ranked petitions by priority for refining in legislative committee. The One Church Plan, backed by a majority of bishops, was fifth.
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