Romans

January 13, 2012

Study links heart-health risk factors to childhood obesity

The St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch reported that a study in the medical journal Obesity fond that “heart-health risk factors such as dangerous cholesterol levels and artery inflammation […]
January 12, 2012

Carbohydrate-rich foods linked to increased breast cancer risk

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports that “increased carbohydrate intake was associated with a higher rate of breast cancer recurrence in survivors of the disease,” […]
January 12, 2012

Kids’ cereals loaded with sugar

Most children’s cereals do NOT meet proposed federal guidelines for food marketed to kids, according to a report from Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit research […]
January 11, 2012

FDA, FTC warn companies to stop selling HCG diet products

The AP reports that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued warning letters to seven companies, ordering them “to stop selling an unproven weight loss remedy that […]
January 11, 2012

Mammograms really do reduce breast cancer deaths

HealthDay reports, “Women who get routine mammograms can lower their risk of dying from breast cancer by nearly half,” according to a Dutch study published in Cancer […]
January 10, 2012

Most US presidents exceed their life expectancy

The CBS Evening News reported, “Excluding the four Presidents who were assassinated, most of America’s Chief Executives have exceeded their life expectancy,” according to a research letter […]
January 10, 2012

Newer antidepressants all about equally effective, research suggests

HealthDay reports, “Newer antidepressants seem to be about as effective as one another,” according to a meta-analysis published in the Annals of Internal Medicine and funded by […]
January 9, 2012

Diets rich in antioxidants linked to reduced stroke risk

HealthDay reports, “Diets rich in antioxidants from fruits, vegetables and whole grains appear to lower a woman’s odds for a stroke, even if she has a […]
July 29, 2021

Let us acknowledge the Lord; let us press on

Let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, […]
July 30, 2021

“Be strong and work. For I am with you,” declares the Lord Almighty

I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you […]
July 30, 2021

The Lord takes the upright into his confidence

I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned […]
July 31, 2021

He was lost

The younger son got together all he had, set off for a distant country and there squandered his wealth in wild living.
July 31, 2021

He is found

So he got up and went to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with […]
August 2, 2021

Remain in me, as I also remain in you

No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me.