Romans

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.”
December 7, 2011

Study finds correlation between happiness and longer life

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports that according to a study by epidemiologists at University College, London, “happiness is good for your health.” The results […]
April 3, 2021

Easter Week – 20: Saturday Before Easter – Darkness 2

For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness.
April 3, 2021

We boast in the hope of the glory of God

Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not […]
April 4, 2021

Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves

We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves. We should all please our neighbors for their […]
April 5, 2021

Easter Week – 23: Monday After Easter – Resurrection 1

Christ Jesus, who died—more than that, who was raised to life—is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us.
April 5, 2021

The commandments … are summed up: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”

Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you […]
April 6, 2021

Now about the gifts of the Spirit … I do not want you to be uninformed

Now may the God of peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of […]