We’re closing down our online bookstore and have a limited number of my autographed books available for you at no charge, other than a mailing and handling fee of $4.99 per book. Or, look at it as $4.99 per book plus FREE shipping — a savings of 67% to 80% off the retail price. Here’s what’s available: Workplace […]
ABC World News reported that according to a new study presented at the American Heart Association conference, trans fats “may damage your memory.”
Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: New column in Today’s Christian Living My Latest Book, “Workplace Grace,” was Just Released “Grace Prescriptions” Course for Health Professionals Released Events of the last month Upcoming Events
As long-time readers know, I have the pleasure of writing a column for the Significant Living magazine. My most recent article, “Thrive Through Thanks,” can be viewed here. The article contains my Thanksgiving Prescription for you.
This time of the year, many of us fear the inevitable “watch what you eat during the holidays” speech—especially from doctors. Well, I’m skipping the sermon about the meal, to talk about your mind.
The New York Times reports on the dangers posed by “colorful, single-load packets of” detergents introduced on the US market about two years ago. Since the pods’ introduction, “more than 17,000 children under age six ate or inhaled the contents or squirted concentrated liquid from a packet into their eyes, “ according to a study published in […]
The Wall Street Journal reports that according to the findings of a small study conducted by the researchers at the University of Missouri, eating a high-protein breakfast can be an effective tool for reducing food cravings, boosting dopamine, which may assist efforts to control weight.
Yesterday I blogged on the “Leading Christian medical association unanimously affirms traditional marriage” and “Why would leading Christian doctors’ group enter the same-sex marriage debate?” Now, a federal appeals court appears to think that the Christian Medical Association got it right!
According to HealthDay News, another study finds that having a sense of meaning and purpose in your life might do more than just give you focus — it might help you live longer, too.
The Washington Post “Health & Science” blog reports on the plethora of high-tech fitness-tracking devices now on the market. But do they help?
The Today Show Online reports a study published in the American Journal of Public Health shows that Americans typically are unaware of the number of calories needed in a day. However, when teens were informed about the connections between calorie intake and exercise, particularly related to sugary drinks, “they were more likely to choose a […]
Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: My Latest Book, “Workplace Grace,” was Just Released “Grace Prescriptions” Course for Health Professionals Being Released This Month Events of the last month Upcoming Events
TIME reports that “new research presented at the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting” warns that chia seeds should only be consumed after they are allowed to “expand fully in liquid,” because they can otherwise swell and block the esophagus.
The Wall Street Journal reports that a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel rejected Pfizer’s efforts to remove boxed warnings of neuropsychiatric dangers on Chantix (varenicline), a smoking-cessation medication.
The Wall Street Journal reports that more preschools are beginning the require flu vaccinations prior to enrollment, with New York City being the latest to mandate this requirement.
The Wall Street Journal reports that large restaurant chains have been recently introducing lower-calorie menu items that could help mitigate the country’s obesity epidemic.
Modern Healthcare reports that the CMS “has granted national coverage for a new screening test for colon cancer that uses a patient’s DNA to detect molecular alterations associated with the disease.”
The AP reports public safety groups are asking the FDA to increase the boxed warnings on Chantix (varenicline), the smoking-cessation medicine by Pfizer, by using more specific language.
In this prayer letter: PRAYER REQUESTS: (1) “Grace Prescriptions” release, (2) Other Writing Projects PRAISES AND ANSWERS TO PRAYERS: (1) First “Grace Prescriptions” Conference a great success, (2) Cancer Surgeon’s Story, (3) “Morning Glory, Evening Grace” devotional continues to grow, (4) Bryson City Trilogy touches a physician EVENTS OF THE LAST TWO MONTHS EVENTS OF THE NEXT TWO MONTHS […]
On the air and on its website, CBS’ 60 Minutes criticized the high cost of cancer medications. CBS correspondent Lesley Stahl said, “They are so astronomical that a growing number of patients can’t afford their co-pay.”
The Wall Street Journal reports on a study from the University of Arizona that found it only took four hours for germs on a contaminated door in a workplace to spread to other surfaces and the hands of half of the employees in an office.
USA Today reports that according to a study published in the journal Nature, “reaching for artificial sweeteners to avoid sugar may be trading one evil for another.” Researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel posit that “differences in gut microbes may explain why some people can handle artificial sweeteners just fine while in […]
Reuters reports that according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics, the majority of US children who are on medications for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) are not undergoing any sort of behavioral counseling.
The CBS News website reports that 80 percent (four out of five) of “heart attacks in men are actually preventable when a person makes changes to lifestyle that include maintaining a healthy weight and diet, adopting a regular exercise program, avoiding cigarettes and keeping alcohol consumption to a minimum,” according to a study published in […]
The New York Times reports an outside advisory panel for the FDA voted for the FDA “to impose strict new limitations on the multibillion-dollar testosterone drug industry.”
Here are the top blogs you, my dear readers, read during the third quarter of 2014, with the number of unique readers (rounded off to the nearest 100) listed to the side.
Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: Girls’ Book featured on Focus on the Family Article in Today’s Christian Living Spiritual Assessment in Clinical Care Girls’ and Boys’ Books Garner #1 Amazon.com Best-Seller Ratings “Grace Prescriptions” released last month First “Grace Prescriptions” Conference a great success Events of the last month Upcoming Events
The Wall Street Journal reports that some leading cancer experts say that while screening and advanced diagnostics are finding smaller abnormalities in prostate, breast, and other tissues, these minor abnormalities may not ever harm the patient and should not be treated as aggressively as they are now.
The Wall Street Journal reports an outside panel of FDA advisers recommended approval of two new obesity treatments.
The Washington Post reports in its “Wonkblog” blog that teenagers who smoke marijuana on a daily basis are more than 60 percent “less likely to complete high school than those who never use.”