Men’s Health

October 23, 2011

Tanning beds even riskier than previously thought

Indoor tanning beds may be even more likely to cause skin cancer than previously believed. New research published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology suggests that the […]
October 23, 2011

California bans teens from tanning beds

California has become the first state to ban teenagers under the age of 18 from using tanning beds. I suspect there will be more.
October 20, 2011

Vaccinating younger children for flu reduces doctor visits

The annual flu vaccine is recommended for children six months of age and older. We know that the flu shot not only prevents colds and other […]
October 20, 2011

CDC: US children not drinking enough low-fat milk

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children are coming up short when it comes to drinking low-fat milk.
October 19, 2011

Probiotics may be an effective remedy for colds

As we head into the cough and cold season, I thought this post might be of interest. Especially since acute upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs or […]
October 18, 2011

FDA increasing scrutiny of sexual enhancement supplements

Walk into almost any convenience store or gas station and you’ll find pills that promise better sex. Some of these supplements that promise a libido boost have […]
October 18, 2011

Hormone therapy benefits the hearts of younger menopausal women

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports, “Healthy women who go through menopause naturally may lower their risk of heart disease if they take hormone […]
October 17, 2011

Fish consumption linked to reduced risk of stroke

According to a study published in the journal Stroke, individuals who consume fish on a few occasions weekly may face a lower risk of suffering a […]
May 30, 2011

Drinking coffee reduces prostate cancer risk

In the past there have been conflicting data on the health benefits and risks of drinking coffee — however, in general, the studies have been far […]
June 15, 2011

Feds issue warning to makers of unproven STD treatments

The AP reports, “Federal health officials are cracking down on bogus pills and supplements that their makers claim will cure or prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) like […]
June 26, 2011

Can pistachios help erectile dysfunction?

Recently a research team investigated the effects of Antep (Turkish) pistachios erectile dysfunction (ED). The results were somewhat surprising … at least to me.
June 28, 2011

MEDIA ALERT: Barb and I were featured on “Your Family Live”

Today, Barb and I were interviewed on the Internet TV show, Your Family Live, about our book, His Brain, Her Brain: How divinely designed differences can strengthen […]
July 18, 2011

Death, diabetes, and heart disease risk increase with only two hours of TV a day

In the past I’ve told you that children younger than two years of age should have NO screen time, while children over two should have less […]
August 5, 2011

Does finger length predict a private part’s length in men?

Forgive me, but I just couldn’t resist posting this. For it turns out, the relative length of a man’s index and ring fingers might be a […]