Numbers

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 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 28, 2019

What is his name?

The mighty one. … The One he loves. … Overseer of your souls.
November 2, 2019

If you love me keep my commands

Be careful to do what the Lord your God has commanded you; do not turn aside to the right or to the left. Walk in obedience […]
December 6, 2019

The Lord is full of compassion and mercy

The LORD, the LORD, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness. … The LORD is slow to anger, abounding in […]
January 28, 2020

The Lord is … 1

Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and […]
March 22, 2020

Do Not Be Afraid – 1

The Lord came to Abram in a vision: “Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your very great reward.”