Men’s Health

November 2, 2021

Can childhood trauma lead to chronic disease in adults?

Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, reported that “Traumatic events in childhood have been linked in previous studies to a higher risk of heart disease, diabetes, […]
November 1, 2021

Monthly Family Update – November 2021

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: The Best Gift releases November 16 Debbie Macomber’s Foreword to The Best Gift Super-Early-Bird sign up for “The […]
November 1, 2021

Should you consider intermittent fasting?

Eating meals within a consistent window of time may help reduce a person’s risk of heart disease or diabetes, according to a new review published in Endocrine Reviews.
October 31, 2021

Lost my hero 18 years ago but his book is coming soon!

Eighteen years ago today, my brothers, my children, and I lost our hero, our dad and grandfather. We all miss him like crazy. Most of the […]
October 31, 2021

I need you help in spreading the word about my next book, “The Best Gift”

THIS LIMITED OFFER ENDS VERY SOON! DON’T DELAY!!! Dear Friends, A free digital copy of my newest book, The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning […]
October 29, 2021

Will the proposed graphic warnings on cigarette packs work?

New research into the effects of “graphic health warnings on cigarette packs” estimates that “the percentage of people smoking in the U.S. will drop from about 14 […]
October 28, 2021

Why is there a no-chemo revolution in treating breast cancer?

The New York Times reported that a “quiet revolution in breast cancer treatment” is underway in which there is “a slow chipping away at the number of people […]
October 27, 2021

What is the new alarm about fake pain pills and fatalities?

The Drug Enforcement Administration, or DEA, issued a public warning that a growing number of fake pills bought online are laced with potentially lethal amounts of the synthetic […]
December 13, 2010

More US adults aware they have hypertension. Do you?

Finally some good news in the recognition and treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension). The AP reports that, according to a report released by the Centers […]
December 13, 2010

Want to Marry Your Soul Mate? Could This Lead An Increased Risk of Divorce?

I must confess: this one surprised me. But, after reading the details, I wonder … After all, Brad Wilcox is one of my favorite researchers and […]
December 15, 2010

Regular exercise wards off colds and flu

Earlier this week I discussed how regular exercise can reduce your risk of depression. It can also help you reduce your risk or colds and the […]
December 17, 2010

Vitamin E consumption for stroke prevention may be harmful

In a past blog I told you, “… a spate of high-profile studies published in the last few years shows that a variety of popular supplements […]
December 27, 2010

New Guidelines for Antidepressants

New guidelines say to select antidepressants based on side effects, other medical conditions, drug interactions, and cost … because they’re all similarly effective. This means the […]
January 3, 2011

Timely Reminder: Adults urged to get vaccinated against flu and pertussis

USA Today serves up a timely reminder for us adults:  “Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends flu shots for everyone over six months […]