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November 24, 2010

Holidays are a great time to obtain a family medical history

Healthcare professionals have known for a long time that common diseases (like heart disease, cancer, and diabetes) as well as some rare diseases (like hemophilia, cystic […]
November 24, 2010

Devotional for Men – Healthy Through and Through – Part 5 – The Relational Wheel of Health

Devotional for Men – Healthy Through and Through – Part 1 – IntroductioHere’s the fifth of an eight-part devotional for men based upon my chapter on […]
November 24, 2010

Physicians’ group and FDA say radiation risk from TSA scanning is “miniscule”

With all the news today about the new body scanners that TSA is using, I thought it might be reassuring for my readers to understand that […]
November 24, 2010

How to help kids follow a healthy diet even over holidays

This is a reprint of one of the more popular blogs I posted last year. It’s adapted from an AP story on how we, as parents, […]
November 22, 2010

Devotional for Men – Healthy Through and Through – Part 4 – The Emotional Wheel of Health

Here’s the fourth of an eight-part devotional for men based upon my chapter on health in Coach Joe Gibbs best-selling book, Gameplan for Life. The devotional […]
November 22, 2010

FDA announces crackdown on chelation therapy — finally!

I’ve written about chelation for many years. In my book, Alternative Medicine: The Christian Handbook, I conclude, “Evidence against (chelation’s) effectiveness in heart disease is so clear, its […]
November 22, 2010

Watermelon extract may lower blood pressure

The Los Angeles Times and Orlando Sentinel reported that, according to a study published in the American Journal of Hypertension, there is “evidence that eating watermelon […]
November 22, 2010

FDA approves Botox as treatment for chronic migraines

On the front page of its Business Day section, the New York Times reported, “The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Botox, the anti-wrinkle shot […]
November 10, 2009

Vegetarian diet said to be safe at all ages according to a new study

A debate among physicians and dieticians has been swirling for a number of years about the safety of vegan or vegetarian diets, especially in adolescents and […]
November 10, 2009

Low carb, high-fat diet negatively affects mood

There’s a new study out that compares dieters eating food high in carbohydrates and low on fat with those on a low-carb, high-fat regime similar to […]
November 11, 2009

Spare the Rod? Is Spanking a Child Harmful or Helpful? – Part 9 – Is spanking an ineffective solution to misbehavior?

Opposition to parents spanking their children has been growing significantly in elite circles over the past few years. And, my blogs on spanking are among the […]
November 11, 2009

More Than 90% of Women Carrying a Child With Down Syndrome Choose Abortion, but Parents Raising These Wonderful Kids Say They’re a ‘Gift’

In a past blog, I told you, “‘Safer’ prenatal Down’s syndrome test” will likely result in more deaths among unborn children.” I said then, “This whole […]
November 11, 2009

New Study Shows 85% of Women Say Abortions Cause Mental Health Issues

LifeNews.com is reporting on a new study from researchers at a university in New Zealand which found that 85 percent of women who had abortions report […]
November 12, 2009

The Grass Is Not Always Greener: A Look at National Health Care Systems Around the World – Part 9 – Italy

In the midst of our national debate about healthcare reform, people on both sides of the debate seem to pick and choose among the facts and […]
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