Mark

June 15, 2022

Daily e-cigarette use – becoming more common and costly

MedPage Today reports, “Each day between 2017 and 2019, nearly 2,300 adolescents and young adults became new daily tobacco users – a figure that mirrors statistics […]
June 13, 2022

Survey: Many people lack knowledge of risks of sunburn and tanning

HealthDay reported, “While most people probably know it’s not safe to get a sunburn, many may not realize that tanning also increases the risk of skin […]
June 12, 2022

Are you considering a longer fast for spiritual reasons?

I’ve not posted on Christian fasting for spiritual purposes in a couple of years, but I received a nice question posed to my “Ask Dr. Walt” […]
June 11, 2022

Latest Review of my WWII Book – At First Light – is very encouraging

Most of you know that my WWII book, At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing Horse, […]
June 10, 2022

Inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions tied to avoidable adverse events and expenditures in children

Healio reports, “Researchers found that inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions were associated with avoidable adverse drug events in children, including Clostridioides difficile, and substantial health care expenditures.”
June 9, 2022

Childhood poisoning from melatonin increased more than 500% the last 9 years

The AP reports, “Researchers are drawing attention to a rise in poisonings in children involving the sleep aid melatonin – including a big jump during the pandemic.”
June 8, 2022

Coffee drinkers – even those who take it with sugar – live longer

Moderate consumption of coffee, with or without sugar, is associated with a reduced risk of death, according to a prospective cohort study of British adults.
June 7, 2022

Many parents are making a mistake that could increase their baby’s risk of SIDS

According to a report in HealthDay, most parents know that placing newborns on their backs to sleep can slash the risk of sudden infant death syndrome […]
January 27, 2021

These commandments … are to be on your hearts

This observance will be for you like a sign on your hand and a reminder on your forehead that this law of the Lord is to […]
February 3, 2021

The truth will set you free

(Jesus) went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went into the synagogue, as was his custom. He stood […]
February 11, 2021

Who then can be saved?

But Israel will be saved by the LORD with an everlasting salvation; you will never be put to shame or disgraced, to ages everlasting. … Heal […]
February 25, 2021

Be at peace with each other

I will grant peace in the land, and you will lie down and no one will make you afraid. … Turn from evil and do good; seek peace […]
March 26, 2021

Easter Week 4: Easter Prophecies Fulfilled – 2

False witnesses rise up against me, spouting malicious accusations. … Then some stood up and gave false testimony against him.
March 27, 2021

Live a life worthy of the calling you have received

For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat.” … We work hard with […]