Romans

December 2, 2011

Soda consumption linked to violent behaviors in teens

The Washington Post “Checkup” blog reports, “Teenagers who drink soda are more likely to carry a weapon and act violently, according to new and somewhat shocking research […]
December 1, 2011

Lack of sleep linked to obesity in teens

In my book, SuperSized Kids: How to protect your child from the obesity threat, I explain to parents how there are three keys to prevent or treat […]
December 1, 2011

Many young adults may have undetected atherosclerosis

  In my book, SuperSized Kids: How to protect your child from the obesity threat, I stunned many readers when I wrote, “In obese children, their vascular age […]
November 30, 2011

Tanning bed use linked to increased skin cancer risk

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports that “the more you use a tanning bed, the higher your risk of deadly skin cancers, according to research […]
November 29, 2011

If you don’t vaccinate your kids, should your kids be kept away from school, team sports, and youth groups? I vote “yes”!

I’ve told you in the past that when parents choose to not vaccinate their children, not only are their children at risk, but so are other […]
November 29, 2011

CDC recommends boys be vaccinated against HPV

Coverage of the decision by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) to expand its recommendation for the Human […]
November 28, 2011

Stretching key to yoga’s back pain relief

According to a recent study, yoga can help improve symptoms of chronic lower back pain, but it’s likely not any spiritual or meditation component that does […]
November 27, 2011

CDC: Most Americans eat too much salt

Bloomberg News  reports, “Almost all US citizens, including children, exceed the dietary guidelines for salt, putting them at risk for hypertension and heart disease, according to […]
April 23, 2021

I tell you, do not worry

Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves […]
April 27, 2021

Consider the kindness of God, provided that you continue in his kindness

But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his […]
April 29, 2021

Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom

Praise be to the name of God for ever and ever; wisdom and power are his. … He changes times and seasons; he deposes kings and raises […]
May 1, 2021

Days of suffering confront me

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 […]
May 1, 2021

My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life

Now if we are children, then we are heirs—heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we […]
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 […]