Luke

May 18, 2022

Marketing of unhealthy foods still reaches US children, study finds

A report from the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Health at the University of Connecticut found that most U.S. children are still vulnerable to brand […]
May 17, 2022

Nice review of last fall’s book release: The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons

In the fall of 2021, I published the first book looking back at my family medicine practice years with John Hartman, MD, in Kissimmee, Florida (1985-2001). […]
May 16, 2022

COVID the 3rd-leading cause of U.S. deaths — Vaccines could have prevented over half

COVID-19 accounted for 460,513 deaths in the US last year, up almost 20% from 2020, making it the third-leading cause of death in the country for […]
May 13, 2022

Marijuana may increase heart attack risk, study finds

Researchers analyzed data on more than 11,000 people between 40 and 69 years old who smoked marijuana at least once every month and discovered a strong […]
May 12, 2022

Seven hours of sleep appears to be ideal night’s rest, study suggests

CNN reports research indicates that “around seven hours of sleep is the ideal night’s rest.”
May 11, 2022

Long COVID – Another reason for the vaccine instead of natural infection

CNN reports that “emerging research suggests that a small portion of people who now live with long COVID may have shown no COVID-19 symptoms at all when […]
May 10, 2022

Study: Vegetarian diets appear to be healthy for growing children

HealthDay reports, “Vegetarian diets are a healthy choice for growing kids – though they may slightly raise the odds of youngsters being underweight, a … study suggests.”
May 9, 2022

Study compares COVID-19 cognitive effects to 20 years of natural brain aging

A small study published in eClinicalMedicine reported that cognitive impairment caused by severe COVID is equivalent to 20 years of aging or the loss of 10 IQ […]
September 21, 2019

Our offenses are many in your sight and our sins testify against us

Our offenses are ever with us, and we acknowledge our iniquities. … For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me. Against you, […]
September 23, 2019

The Messiah, the Son of the living God

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting […]
September 24, 2019

You are to give him the name Jesus

He will be called the Son of the Most High. … The holy one will be called the Son of God. … He that is holy, […]
September 25, 2019

The King of kings and Lord of lords

You are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins. … They will call him Immanuel—which means, “God with […]
September 27, 2019

The Lord is his name

Heir of all things. … Our great high priest. … A priest forever, in the order of Melchizedek.
September 29, 2019

You gave your good Spirit to instruct

God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.