Cancer

April 18, 2022

If you have heartburn at night, a simple sleeping position may help

Gastroenterology Advisor reported that research indicates that “a left lateral sleeping position may minimize nocturnal acid reflux.”
April 17, 2022

My Easter Sermon

Last year, I was honored to give the Easter Sermon for the Virtual International Easter celebration. In this message, I present the overwhelming evidence for the resurrection of […]
April 16, 2022

SNEAK PEAK – Part Three – At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing Horse

With the permission of my publisher, for the month of April, I’m giving you a SNEAK PEEK of the first five chapters of my latest book […]
April 15, 2022

Are plant-based foods really tied to lower risk of cognitive decline? Or not?

All of the research so far seems to say that a plant-based or Mediterranean type diet plays a role in the prevention and treatment of dementia.
April 14, 2022

Does any alcohol intake increase heart disease and stroke risk?

Shawn Zylberberg writing for the Wine Spectator recently wrote about a study claiming, “All drinking increases heart disease risk” She shows us a newer study that […]
April 12, 2022

More good news about coffee lowering risk for heart disease, stroke, and all-cause mortality

There is an association between drinking coffee — particularly two to three cups each day — and a lower risk of new or worsening heart disease, a […]
April 11, 2022

Caution should be exercised when using diet apps

If you are using or considering a diet app on your smartphone, you may want to consider reading an informative article by the New York Times.
April 10, 2022

Nice TV story on my WWII book, “At First Light”

Our family is having a great time in Baton Rouge for the premiere of my WWII book, “At First Light: A True World War II Story […]
January 22, 2012

Should early “prostate cancer” NOT be called “cancer”?

The AP reports that a team of “specialists convened recently by the National Institutes of Health say it’s time to strip the name ‘cancer'” from low-risk […]
January 28, 2012

PSA test does not reduce risk of death from prostate cancer

USA Today reported, “Screening men with the PSA test increases their chances of being diagnosed with prostate cancer but doesn’t reduce their overall risk of death, […]
January 29, 2012

Robot prostatectomy no better than traditional surgery

Reuters reports that a study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology surveyed over 600 prostate cancer patients and found that robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy, compared with traditional […]
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 6, 2012

For women who imbibe, red wine may be healthier option

When it comes to the consumption of alcohol, the message has been decidedly mixed. Some studies show that moderate consumption might offer some health benefits, especially […]
February 15, 2012

Only 25% of kids use sunscreen regularly

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports that “kids are really bad about using sunscreen consistently,” according to a study published in Pediatrics.