Isaiah

December 12, 2011

Zinc for the common cold—not if, but when

A new Cochrane Review finds that zinc supplementation CAN reduce the duration and severity of a cold SOME, but ONLY if it’s started early on.
December 11, 2011

Busted: Top five flu myths

‘Tis the season for colder weather, impending family gatherings, holiday preparations … and sick days caused by colds and the flu. Along with flu season comes the […]
December 11, 2011

Cold and Flu Old Wives’ Tales Debunked

Was mom’s stay-well advice right? Don’t go out with wet hair. Rest. Cover your mouth when you cough.
December 9, 2011

Simple lifestyle changes dramatically cut risk for type 2 diabetes

USA Today reported, “Making just ONE key lifestyle change can cut your chances of developing type 2 diabetes by roughly one-third.”
December 9, 2011

Whole grain consumption reduces colorectal cancer risk

MedPage Today reports, “Individuals eating three daily servings of whole grains had a significantly, though modestly, lower risk of colorectal cancer, according to pooled data from nearly […]
December 8, 2011

Chicken pox vaccine dramatically reduces death rates

The Wall Street Journal reports in “Aches & Claims” that the Varivax chicken pox vaccine has reduced mortality by 88%, according to a study published in Pediatrics.
December 8, 2011

Doctors warn against mailing chickenpox items

This was a new one to me. The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports, “Some parents, hoping to avoid giving their kids the chickenpox vaccine, were […]
December 8, 2011

Melanoma detection device receives FDA pre-market approval

The AP reports, “Dermatologists will soon get some high-tech help deciding which suspicious-looking moles should be removed and checked for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.”
September 25, 2020

The Messianic I AMs

Do not be afraid, I am your shield, your very great reward.
September 26, 2020

Names of Jesus – 4

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 […]
September 26, 2020

Jesus Saves

“I am with you to rescue and save you,” declares the Lord. … “For I am with you and will save you.”
September 27, 2020

Names of Jesus – 5

Heir of all things. … Our great high priest. … A priest forever, in the order of Melchizedek.
September 27, 2020

Jesus Satisfies

(The LORD) satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.
September 28, 2020

Names of Jesus – 6

The mighty one. … The One he loves. … Overseer of your souls.