Alternative Medicine

June 7, 2022

Many parents are making a mistake that could increase their baby’s risk of SIDS

According to a report in HealthDay, most parents know that placing newborns on their backs to sleep can slash the risk of sudden infant death syndrome […]
June 6, 2022

What does “D-Day” really mean? You may be surprised!

Here’s an Op-Ed I wrote titled, “What should our D-Day anniversary mean?” It ran in today’s Washington Examiner newspaper in Washington, D.C. I hope it will be a blessing (and […]
June 5, 2022

Spiritual Assessment (or Spiritual History) in Clinical Care

Last February (it was 2022, and not 2021 as I have on the slide), I was asked to present a keynote address at the Faith and […]
June 4, 2022

Barb and I are on a “Walk for Life” today

Barb and I love and have supported the work of Life Network for over 20 years. And this will be our 20th year supporting their “Walk […]
June 3, 2022

Fruits and vegetables reduce ADHD symptoms among kids

StudyFinds is reporting on research claiming, “There may be a much better way of treating a child’s attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms than using medication — […]
June 2, 2022

Caution with children’s multivitamins

Multivitamins or multiminerals (sometimes called “multis”) are the most popular supplements among the general population in America. There’s no standard formula for multis, so ingredients will […]
June 1, 2022

Monthly Family Update – June 2022

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: My and Barb’s Annual “Walk for Life” At First Light, the WWII book about my dad was featured […]
May 31, 2022

Steps to help prevent tick or mosquito bites

The Memorial Day weekend, the official start of summer is behind us, so it’s time to begin thinking about summer safety tips. Here’s the latest evidence-based […]
November 22, 2010

Watermelon extract may lower blood pressure

The Los Angeles Times and Orlando Sentinel reported that, according to a study published in the American Journal of Hypertension, there is “evidence that eating watermelon […]
November 22, 2010

FDA announces crackdown on chelation therapy — finally!

I’ve written about chelation for many years. In my book, Alternative Medicine: The Christian Handbook, I conclude, “Evidence against (chelation’s) effectiveness in heart disease is so clear, its […]
December 1, 2010

St. John’s wort may not help patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

St. John’s wort (SJW) is most commonly used to improve mood and treat depression. St. John’s wort affects neurotransmitters similar to conventional antidepressants. However, it also […]
December 1, 2010

SAMe and Depression

SAMe (S-adenosyl methionine) is getting renewed attention as an option for patients with mild-to-moderate major depression. New guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association now suggest SAMe […]
December 1, 2010

Red yeast rice products NOT recommended for high cholesterol

The Chicago Tribune “Julie’s Health Club” blog reported that “some red yeast rice products have been shown to lower cholesterol levels as effectively as moderate doses […]
December 8, 2010

Deficiencies Found in B-Complex Supplements

Tests of B vitamin supplements, including B-complexes and shot-sized energy drinks, revealed problems with the quality of 4 out of 18 products selected for review by […]