Romans

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 […]
December 6, 2011

Alcohol and breast cancer … what am I telling my patients?

In a blog earlier today, “Even low levels of alcohol increase breast cancer risk,” I told you, “Less than a drink a day even a glass […]
December 6, 2011

Even low levels of alcohol increase breast cancer risk

A study linking alcohol consumption to breast cancer risk garnered a significant amount of coverage, with all three national news broadcasts covering the story recently. The story […]
December 5, 2011

Christmas Season Sale – My Autographed Books

What better gift could you give a reader than an autographed book? Well, the folks at my on-line book store have just slashed the prices of […]
December 5, 2011

Drinking coffee associated with decreased skin cancer risk

The Los Angeles Times reports that according to research presented at the American Association for Cancer Research International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, “drinking coffee […]
June 11, 2021

Is anything too hard for the Lord?

Wealth and honor come from you; you are the ruler of all things. In your hands are strength and power to exalt and give strength to […]
June 12, 2021

About the gifts of the Spirit, do not be uninformed

I always thank my God for you because of his grace given you in Christ Jesus. … Therefore you do not lack any spiritual gift as […]
June 12, 2021

I long impart to you some spiritual gift to make you strong

If your gift is prophesying, then prophesy in accordance with your faith; if it is serving, then serve; if it is teaching, then teach; if it […]
June 13, 2021

If your gift is prophesying, then prophesy in accordance with your faith

God has placed in the church first of all apostles, second prophets, third teachers. … But a prophet who presumes to speak in my name anything […]
June 14, 2021

If your gift is serving, then serve

There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. … Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, […]
June 15, 2021

If your gift is teaching, then teach

God has placed in the church first of all apostles, second prophets, third teachers. … In your teaching show integrity, seriousness and soundness of speech that cannot […]