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May 18, 2022

Marketing of unhealthy foods still reaches US children, study finds

A report from the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Health at the University of Connecticut found that most U.S. children are still vulnerable to brand […]
May 17, 2022

Nice review of last fall’s book release: The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons

In the fall of 2021, I published the first book looking back at my family medicine practice years with John Hartman, MD, in Kissimmee, Florida (1985-2001). […]
May 16, 2022

COVID the 3rd-leading cause of U.S. deaths — Vaccines could have prevented over half

COVID-19 accounted for 460,513 deaths in the US last year, up almost 20% from 2020, making it the third-leading cause of death in the country for […]
May 13, 2022

Marijuana may increase heart attack risk, study finds

Researchers analyzed data on more than 11,000 people between 40 and 69 years old who smoked marijuana at least once every month and discovered a strong […]
May 12, 2022

Seven hours of sleep appears to be ideal night’s rest, study suggests

CNN reports research indicates that “around seven hours of sleep is the ideal night’s rest.”
May 11, 2022

Long COVID – Another reason for the vaccine instead of natural infection

CNN reports that “emerging research suggests that a small portion of people who now live with long COVID may have shown no COVID-19 symptoms at all when […]
May 10, 2022

Study: Vegetarian diets appear to be healthy for growing children

HealthDay reports, “Vegetarian diets are a healthy choice for growing kids – though they may slightly raise the odds of youngsters being underweight, a … study suggests.”
May 9, 2022

Study compares COVID-19 cognitive effects to 20 years of natural brain aging

A small study published in eClinicalMedicine reported that cognitive impairment caused by severe COVID is equivalent to 20 years of aging or the loss of 10 IQ […]
October 9, 2019

For the ear tests words as the tongue tastes food

Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into […]
November 3, 2019

May the Lord give you children

I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him. … God has surely listened and has heard my prayer.
November 5, 2019

Now to the unmarried and the widows I say …

For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is […]
November 6, 2019

The woman conceived and sent word saying “I am pregnant”

Early the next morning they arose and worshiped before the Lord and then went back to their home. (He) made love to his wife, and the […]
November 12, 2019

I prayed and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him

When I was in distress, I sought the Lord; at night I stretched out untiring hands, and I would not be comforted. … I waited patiently […]
November 14, 2019

The Lord sends poverty and wealth; he humbles and he exalts

You, Lord, are a shield around me, my glory, the One who lifts my head high. … So neither the one who plants nor the one […]