Mark

February 18, 2022

Another study finds e-cigarettes less effective for quitting smoking

People using e-cigarettes to quit smoking found them to be less helpful than more traditional smoking cessation aids, according to a study, published in the journal BMJ.
February 17, 2022

Study: Autism diagnosis more likely for boys exposed to more screen time at age one year

I’ve told you in the past of the detrimental effects of too much screen time for children and teens. Now comes a very concerning study about […]
February 16, 2022

Increasingly women are falling behind on cervical cancer screening

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a substantial decline in screening for common cancers such as breast, prostate, and colon cancers. A recent study added cervical […]
February 15, 2022

Breast-feeding protects the mother’s cardiovascular health

Most everyone knows that breastfeeding has myriad benefits for the growing baby. But did you know that breastfeeding has many benefits for the mother also? Now […]
February 14, 2022

Dear St. Valentine, What are the health benefits of your chocolate?

Chocolates are a perennially popular way to show someone you think they’re special, especially on St. Valentine’s Day! And dark chocolates may even be healthful.
February 13, 2022

Pet Safety on St. Valentine’s Day

Okay, it is not a human health blog, but to so many of us our pets are a very important part of our families and as […]
February 12, 2022

Attention Baton Rouge and New Orleans Friends – Save the Date!

For those of you in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, or environs, I’m happy to announce that the World Premiere of my next book, At First Light: A […]
February 11, 2022

Adding just 10 minutes of exercise daily reduces premature death

Could you find 10 minutes in your day to increase your physical activity? It might be lifesaving, according to a new study.
April 1, 2021

Easter Week – 15: Maundy Thursday – 1

On the first day of the Festival of Unleavened Bread, when it was customary to sacrifice the Passover lamb, Jesus’ disciples asked him, “Where do you […]
April 3, 2021

Easter Week – 19: Saturday Before Easter – Darkness 1

I looked at the earth, and it was formless and empty; and at the heavens, and their light was gone.
April 5, 2021

Love … does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud

What comes out of a person is what defiles them. For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, […]
May 4, 2021

He will crush your head, and you will strike his heel

Just as there were many who were appalled at him—his appearance was so disfigured beyond that of any human being and his form marred beyond human […]
May 7, 2021

Your kingdom come

In the time of those kings, the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that will never be destroyed, nor will it be left to […]
May 8, 2021

Your will be done

Live … for the will of God. … Whoever does God’s will is my brother and sister and mother.