Romans

December 12, 2011

Zinc for the common cold—not if, but when

A new Cochrane Review finds that zinc supplementation CAN reduce the duration and severity of a cold SOME, but ONLY if it’s started early on.
December 11, 2011

Busted: Top five flu myths

‘Tis the season for colder weather, impending family gatherings, holiday preparations … and sick days caused by colds and the flu. Along with flu season comes the […]
December 11, 2011

Cold and Flu Old Wives’ Tales Debunked

Was mom’s stay-well advice right? Don’t go out with wet hair. Rest. Cover your mouth when you cough.
December 9, 2011

Simple lifestyle changes dramatically cut risk for type 2 diabetes

USA Today reported, “Making just ONE key lifestyle change can cut your chances of developing type 2 diabetes by roughly one-third.”
December 9, 2011

Whole grain consumption reduces colorectal cancer risk

MedPage Today reports, “Individuals eating three daily servings of whole grains had a significantly, though modestly, lower risk of colorectal cancer, according to pooled data from nearly […]
December 8, 2011

Chicken pox vaccine dramatically reduces death rates

The Wall Street Journal reports in “Aches & Claims” that the Varivax chicken pox vaccine has reduced mortality by 88%, according to a study published in Pediatrics.
December 8, 2011

Doctors warn against mailing chickenpox items

This was a new one to me. The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports, “Some parents, hoping to avoid giving their kids the chickenpox vaccine, were […]
December 8, 2011

Melanoma detection device receives FDA pre-market approval

The AP reports, “Dermatologists will soon get some high-tech help deciding which suspicious-looking moles should be removed and checked for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.”
October 9, 2020

The Golden Rule

Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.
October 10, 2020

God’s Will

Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. … Yet not as I will, but as you will. … Praise the Lord, you […]
October 10, 2020

Our Refining

When he has tested me, I will come forth as gold. … For you, God, tested us; you refined us like silver. … I have refined […]
October 11, 2020

His Commands

His commands are not burdensome.
October 12, 2020

Who IS? – 2

Who is lord over us? … Who is like the wise? Who knows the explanation of things?
October 15, 2020

Rejoice – 3

May your faithful people rejoice in your goodness. … Let his faithful people rejoice in this honor and sing for joy on their beds.