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.”
June 18, 2021

In truthful speech and in the power of God

My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, so that your faith might not […]
June 25, 2021

For God is not a God of disorder but of peace

I thank God that I speak in tongues more than all of you. But in the church I would rather speak five intelligible words to instruct […]
June 28, 2021

Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things

The LORD is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him. … Seek the LORD while he may be found; call on […]
July 1, 2021

Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches

To those who are victorious, I will give the right to eat from the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.
July 2, 2021

You cannot fast as you do today and expect your voice to be heard on high

Is this the kind of fast I have chosen, only a day for people to humble themselves? … Is it only for bowing one’s head like […]
July 2, 2021

Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children

Walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.