Bioethics

September 12, 2011

Parenting style affects child’s mental health

Matching your parenting style to your child’s personality can greatly reduce your child’s risk of depression and anxiety, researchers say in a new study.
September 11, 2011

Article details latest generation of sunless self-tanning products

The Wall Street Journal reports (for subscribers) that the newest generation of sunless self-tanning products smells better, looks more natural, goes on more evenly, and helps smooth […]
September 11, 2011

TV ads for kids still heavy on unhealthy foods

Even though kids’ total exposure to television pitches for foods high in fat, sugar, and/or salt has declined substantially in recent years, such ads are still […]
September 9, 2011

Even small amounts of aerobic exercise lowers coronary heart disease risk

More research is showing that even small amounts of aerobic exercise help lower coronary heart disease risk. The newest review was published in the journal Circulation, the journal […]
September 9, 2011

Regular exercise boosts the brain, especially for kids

Regular workouts not only do your body good, they likely improve your mind as well, at least according to review of the data on the subject.
September 8, 2011

Brain shrinkage associated with four factors. What can you do starting today to prevent this?

If you could do four things to dramatically reduce your risk of brain shrinkage (especially that caused by dementia, vascular dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, or stroke), would […]
September 8, 2011

Smartphones really are habit-forming: Study

A new study seems to confirm the widely held belief that many smartphone users obsessively check their devices for e-mails, social media and news. Does this […]
September 7, 2011

Fish oil supplements during pregnancy may help offspring fight off colds successfully

In past blogs I’ve written about some of the health benefits of fish oil supplements. Now a new study is saying if a pregnant woman takes […]
February 2, 2012

Study: “No justification” for transferring three or more embryos in IVF

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports, “A recent study  … concluded that doctors can consider transferring two embryos in some women but that there […]
February 3, 2012

Occasional marijuana use may not damage lungs

The Washington Post “The Checkup” blog reports, “Smoking marijuana doesn’t appear to do the kind of damage to people’s lungs as smoking tobacco does,” according to […]
February 12, 2012

Analysis suggests proposed changes to autism definition would exclude many

A possible change in the definition of autism and one top expert says the change could, quote, “make these autism epidemic go away.”
August 8, 2021

New “Faith Prescriptions” Course for Christian Health Professionals

For the last 25 years, my dear friend, Dr. Bill Peel, and I have worked with the Christian Medical and Dental Associations (CMDA) to develop teaching […]
August 8, 2021

New “Faith Prescriptions” Course for Christian Health Professionals

For the last 25 years, my dear friend, Dr. Bill Peel, and I have worked with the Christian Medical and Dental Associations (CMDA) to develop teaching […]
October 16, 2021

What’s the Truth about Ivermectin for COVID?

If you’re like the average person I’ve talked to, you’re really confused about Ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID. Some swear by it, some swear at […]