Isaiah

November 7, 2011

Vitamin studies spell confusion

The alphabet soup of vitamin studies making headlines in the last few weeks has left more than one head spinning, and most clinicians scrambling for answers. […]
November 6, 2011

Some supplements associated with increased risk of death in older women

More than half of American adults take dietary supplements. Now a major new study finds that supplements either do no good or increase the risk of dying […]
November 6, 2011

Vitamin E increases prostate cancer risk

The last few days, I’ve blogged several times about prostate cancer screening. While we’re on the topic, I thought you’d be interested in knowing that a […]
November 4, 2011

The PSA debate. What am I telling my patients?

I’ve posted several blogs on the raging debate about the US Preventive Services Task Force’s (USPSTF) recommendation concerning the PSA (prostate specific antigen) blood test and […]
November 4, 2011

PSA screening for prostate cancer. The debate continues.

ABC World News reported, “An earthquake in the debate over men and prostate cancer” regarding a “simple blood test called a PSA. Twenty million men use […]
November 3, 2011

The PSA Controversy: A view from family physicians.

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, or USPSTF, has once again rejected the status quo, following the evidence to propose a recommendation some likely will find controversial. Here’s […]
November 3, 2011

The PSA Controversy: A view from the American Cancer Society.

To screen or not to screen for prostate cancer, that is the question. Or is it? Here’s the viewpoint of my friend, J. Leonard Lichtenfeld, MD, the Deputy […]
November 2, 2011

Task force recommends “D” rating for PSA screening for prostate cancer

TV and print media have extensively covered the US Preventive Services Task Force’s (USPSTF) decision to give a “D” rating to PSA testing. What’s this mean […]
April 17, 2021

Many are invited, but few are chosen

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 […]
April 18, 2021

We have a clear conscience and desire to live honorably in every way

For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. For I do not do the good I want to […]
April 21, 2021

They will be called the Holy People, the Redeemed of the Lord

But now, this is what the LORD says—he who created you … he who formed you … “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I […]
April 21, 2021

From the hand of the enemy he redeemed them

Redeem me from human oppression, that I may obey your precepts. … Defend my cause and redeem me; preserve my life according to your promise.
April 22, 2021

For this God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even to the end

O LORD, you are my God; I will exalt you and praise your name, for in perfect faithfulness you have done marvelous things, things planned long […]
April 24, 2021

Relieve the troubles of my heart and free me from my anguish

I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content […]