Bioethics

October 26, 2021

What percent of children don’t get enough sleep?

New research reports that about 35 percent of children aged 4 months to 17 years sleep less than recommended for their age. based on parental reporting.
October 25, 2021

Is acetaminophen during pregnancy now considered risky?

Pregnancy can be a time of great joy and expectation for a young family. But a pregnant woman needs to be especially careful of what she […]
October 22, 2021

Shoulder injury after vaccination administration (SIRVA)

Cases of shoulder injury related to vaccine administration, called SIRVA have been reported following COVID-19 vaccination, but these reports are rare and are not exclusive to the COVID-19 […]
October 21, 2021

Plant-rich diet reduces odds for COVID

People who eat plenty of fruits and vegetables may have a somewhat lower risk of COVID than those with unhealthy diets, a new study from the journal Gut […]
October 20, 2021

Vaping common in people with eating disorders

College students who vape appear to be at higher risk of having an eating disorder, a new study suggests.
October 19, 2021

Can dark chocolate improve your mood?

A small study from Korea is reporting that consuming about one-third of an ounce of dark chocolate containing 85 percent cocoa three times daily modestly decreased self-reported indicators […]
October 18, 2021

Lowering brain iron improves brain health

Older adults who regularly eat foods like fish, nuts, and olive oil may have less iron accumulation in their brains, as well as sharper memories, a […]
October 17, 2021

My Newest Television Feature Launched Last Week

I’m delighted to let you know that my second TV feature on Liftable TV launched last week. It’s a daily short feature called “The Daily Apple: Medical […]
October 17, 2009

The Dark Side of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the brilliant (and omnipresent) pink-ribbon campaign is once again raising huge amounts of money in the “race for the cure.” […]
October 21, 2009

Christian Doctors Refuse Bribe from Senate Leader

The Christian Medical Association (CMA), the nation’s largest association of faith-based physicians, today spoke out against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-Nev.) reported offer to get […]
October 23, 2009

The Grass Is Not Always Greener: A Look at National Health Care Systems Around the World – Part 6 – Japan

In the midst of our national debate about healthcare reform, people on both sides of the debate seem to pick and choose among the facts and […]
October 28, 2009

What Lessons Massachusetts Holds for U.S. Health Care Reform

Mark Trumbull of the Christian Science Monitor has an article, reprinted by ABC News http://abcnews.go.com/print?id=8899142, that I found instructive as we here in the U.S. consider […]
October 31, 2009

The Grass Is Not Always Greener: A Look at National Health Care Systems Around the World – Part 7 – Norway

In the midst of our national debate about healthcare reform, people on both sides of the debate seem to pick and choose among the facts and […]
November 2, 2009

Christian Medical Association Labels House Healthcare Bill an “Overdose” That Threatens Patient-Physician Relationship

The 16,000-member Christian Medical Association, the nation’s largest faith-based associaation of physicians, today said that the 2,000-page healthcare overhaul bill (HR 3962) introduced in the House […]