James

December 22, 2021

Avoiding Christmas tree and holiday allergies

Here are some nice tips from Fox News about avoiding allergies during the holidays:
December 21, 2021

Prevent a Christmas tree fire

Christmas trees may be bright and merry, but they can pose a fire hazard if you’re not careful. The National Fire Protection Association offers these suggestions […]
December 20, 2021

Avoiding the Christmas blues

A patient recently told me that Christmas music actually makes her sad—and she’s embarrassed to feel like a Grinch. If you can relate, you’re not alone.
December 16, 2021

American Heart Association updates guidance for improving your diet and heart health

Healio reports, “The American Heart Association has published an updated dietary guidance that outlines 10 recommendations for improving diet quality and cardiometabolic health in the U.S.”
December 15, 2021

Diets high in processed foods linked to memory impairment

An animal-model study published in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity has linked a diet high in processed foods to memory impairment when compared with a healthy diet.
December 13, 2021

Researchers find industrial plastics in majority of fast food items

The Washington Post reports, “A new study reports that far too often, small amounts of industrial chemicals called phthalates . . . have been found in samples of food […]
December 10, 2021

Good sleep reduces cognitive decline even in early Alzheimer’s

HealthDay reports that getting the right amount of sleep — not too much and not too little — could reduce your risk of mental decline as you […]
December 9, 2021

Part 2 of my interview with Jerry B. Jenkins on “The Inside Story” releases today

My newest TV show, “The Inside Story: Conversations on the art – and the heart – of writing,” a show for aspiring writers, launched last Thursday […]
January 3, 2021

Think Before You Speak

The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.
January 7, 2021

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people he chose for his inheritance … a remnant chosen by grace … I have chosen […]
January 14, 2021

You covet but you cannot get

You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet but you cannot get what you want, so you quarrel and fight. You do not have […]
January 16, 2021

The righteousness that God desires

But go and learn what this means: “I desire mercy, not sacrifice.” For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners. … Those who live according […]
January 19, 2021

For freedom Christ has set us free

Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.
January 20, 2021

The testing of your faith produces perseverance

I know your deeds, your hard work and your perseverance. I know that you cannot tolerate wicked people, that you have tested those who claim to […]