Men’s Health

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 […]
May 7, 2010

Miscarriage or Stillbirth Should be a ‘911 Call’ for Churches and Healthcare Professionals

Many of you know that Barb and I have lost four children during pregnancy. Both of us were surprised at the depth of emotion we went […]
May 12, 2010

A Simple ‘Thank You’ Brings Rewards to All

Expressing gratitude benefits both you and the person being thanked, a new study finds. This new research backs up the studies I discuss in my book, 10 […]
May 18, 2010

Major medical organization endorses active surveillance for large numbers of prostate cancer patients

The Chicago Tribune reported that “for the first time,” active surveillance is “being  endorsed for large numbers of men by a major medical organization: the National Comprehensive […]
May 18, 2010

Friends, Not Grandkids, Key to Happy Retirement

In my book 10 Essentials of Happy, Healthy People: Becoming and staying highly healthy, I talk about “avoiding loneliness like the plague.” (more information on the […]
May 18, 2010

Church health fairs help spot high blood pressure

Churches and parish nurse programs have proven to be essential to the physical, emotional, relational, and, of course, spiritual health of their congregants. Now, new research […]
May 20, 2010

Unexpected Consequences of Twitter, Facebook, and the Self-Esteem Movement?

Here’s an interesting story that I’ve excerpted from an article, “Twitter and YouTube: Unexpected Consequences of the Self-Esteem Movement?” published in the Psychiatric Times. To Americans […]