Isaiah

December 15, 2011

Too much TV, too little exercise associated with depression

Want to prevent or reduce depression? There are two things you should consider: (1) dramatically reduce your TV time, and (2) increase your physical activity.
December 15, 2011

Sugar-free gum has NO effect on losing weight

Drats, I was hoping that studies would show that sugar-free gum helped in weight loss. But, the Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports that according […]
December 14, 2011

NEWS: Devotional website from Dr. Walt launches December 19

NEWS: I’m launching a new twice-a-day devotional on December 19. I hope you’ll sign up for it.
December 14, 2011

Amazing: EEG detects awareness in patients in vegetative state

The New York Times reports, “Three severely brain-injured people thought to be in an irreversible ‘vegetative’ state showed signs of full consciousness when tested with a relatively […]
December 13, 2011

Panel recommends cholesterol testing for all kids

In June I told you in this blog that “all children should be screened for high cholesterol when they’re 9 to 11 years old according to […]
December 13, 2011

Sweetened beverage consumption associated with hypertension risk

MedPage Today reports, “Consuming beverages flavored with either sugar or artificial sweeteners was associated with a higher risk of developing hypertension,” according to research presented at […]
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 […]
April 3, 2021

Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord

Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will […]
April 3, 2021

Easter Week – 19: Saturday Before Easter – Darkness 1

I looked at the earth, and it was formless and empty; and at the heavens, and their light was gone.
April 3, 2021

Easter Week – 20: Saturday Before Easter – Darkness 2

For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness.
April 7, 2021

Do not turn aside from any of the commands I give you today, to the right or to the left

So be careful to do what the LORD your God has commanded you; do not turn aside to the right or to the left. … The Israelites […]
April 13, 2021

A fortune made by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor and a deadly snare

Do not wear yourself out to get rich; do not trust your own cleverness. Cast but a glance at riches, and they are gone, for they […]
April 16, 2021

What must I do to be saved?

Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved. … If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised […]