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Heart Truth: Holiday Alcohol And Your Health

By on Nov 30, 2008 in Heart Truth Corner | 11 comments

The 2008-2009 holiday season has officially gotten underway. Beginning with Thanksgiving, and all the way through Christmas, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day, the 2009 Inaugural festivities of President-elect Barack Obama, and Super Bowl celebrations, many Americans will be surrounded by alcoholic beverages, including...

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Heart Truth Corner: Walking Your Way To A Healthy Heart

By on Aug 1, 2008 in Heart Truth Corner | 1 comment

Walking is by far one of the easiest, and cost effective ways to increase your physical activity and improve your health. Pastors’ spouses and parishioner participants in NCPS’ Atlanta Heart Truth pilot are witnessing incredible results using this secret weapon: ‘walking and drinking water’. In addition to reports of weight loss and body mass...

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Heart Truth Corner: NCPS Focuses Matters of the Heart

By on Jan 30, 2008 in Heart Truth Corner | 6 comments

Since 1963, February has been recognized as American Heart Month. Every year since then the President has issued a proclamation to this effect, to help raise public awareness of heart disease. Pastors’ spouses are out front leading the charge– exclaiming that cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in women…but also that heart...

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UPDATE: NCPS’ Atlanta Heart Truth Pilot

By on Oct 1, 2007 in Heart Truth Corner | 4 comments

The National Coalition of Pastors’ Spouses’ (NCPS) recently kicked off its Atlanta Heart Truth 1-year pilot! As part of an NIH (National Institutes of Health) and NHLBI (National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute) grant, pastors’ wives from several Atlanta church/ministries have committed to draft a national heart health template specific to people of color in faith...

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