Haggai

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 […]
September 26, 2019

You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord,’ and rightly so, for that is what I am

God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should […]
November 14, 2019

The Lord replied, “My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.”

Give me wisdom and knowledge. … This is how you guided your people to make for yourself a glorious name. … He led them by a […]
December 1, 2019

For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid … So don’t be afraid

This is what the Lord says to you: “Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast army. For the battle is not yours, but […]
February 27, 2020

The Fruit of the Spirit is … Peace – 4

“Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be […]
April 17, 2020

You Were Chosen – 1

You are the children of the LORD your God … for you are a people holy to the LORD your God. Out of all the peoples […]
July 21, 2020

Selfishness – 5

Turn my heart toward your statutes and not toward selfish gain.