Isaiah

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 […]
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.
July 3, 2021

I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us

For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed. For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own […]
July 4, 2021

My eyes are ever on the Lord, for only he will release my feet from the snare

Turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted. Relieve the troubles of my heart and free me from my anguish. […]
July 5, 2021

There is no one righteous, not even one

We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of […]
July 8, 2021

Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong

Therefore, my brothers and sisters, you whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Lord in this way, dear friends! […]
July 9, 2021

Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous

If the offering is a burnt offering from the herd, you are to offer a male without defect. … You are to lay your hand on […]
July 9, 2021

The Lord makes his life an offering for sin

Yet it was the LORD’s will to crush him and cause him to suffer.  … For what the law was powerless to do because it was […]