Mental Health

March 10, 2022

More sleep may help adults lose weight

My patients are often surprised to learn that better sleep, along with exercise and good nutrition, helps with weight loss.
March 9, 2022

COVID Booster advice keeps changing so here’s how to figure out what you should do

It’s a privilege to be a part of the wonderful healthcare professionals at UCHealth in Colorado. They recently published some advice, “Making sense of coronavirus vaccine […]
March 8, 2022

Study: No-meat, low-meat diets lower risks of common cancers

HealthDay reports a large study that suggests that people who adhere to no-meat and low-meat diets “may have lower risks of some of the most common cancers.”
March 7, 2022

Getting vaccinated after COVID infection drastically reduces the risk of reinfection

People with a history of COVID-19 who get vaccinated appear to have a dramatically reduced risk of future reinfection.
March 6, 2022

SNEAK PEAK – Part One – The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons

With the permission of my publisher, for the month of March, I’m giving you a SNEAK PEEK of the first four chapters of my latest book […]
March 5, 2022

Only six weeks until the release of “At First Light,” the WWII book about my dad

The WWII book about my father and his exploits, “At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing […]
March 4, 2022

Surprising research evaluates vegetable consumption on heart risks

An analysis of the diets of nearly 400,000 U.K. adults found that eating veggies, especially cooked veggies. does NOT reduce your risk of heart disease over […]
March 3, 2022

Study: Ivermectin does not prevent patients with COVID-19 from becoming severely ill

Reuters reports “researchers found that treatment with the anti-parasite drug ivermectin did not prevent patients with COVID-19 from becoming severely ill in a randomized clinical trial.”
September 19, 2010

Stressed women may have reduced chance of becoming pregnant

We’ve known for many years that stress and anxiety can affect a woman’s pregnancy, labor, and delivery. Now, a new study is connecting stress and conception. […]
September 19, 2010

The Blessing of Anastasha – Part 12

Little Anastasha, whose life we’ve been following for the last 12 weeks, is now about 214 days old, despite her terminal diagnosis of anencephaly. She continues […]
September 22, 2010

Young teens underestimate bullying … wonder “Is it just me?”

How to help your child cope with a bully New research is suggesting that adolescents underestimate the degree to which their peers are bullied. The online study […]
September 22, 2010

Rules for Preventing Bullying

For years I’ve been a medical consultant for HealthTeacher.com. Recently they published a very helpful article on “Banishing Bullies.” I thought that this section of the […]
September 22, 2010

A Toolkit For Banishing Bullies

For years I’ve been a medical consultant for HealthTeacher.com. Recently they published a very helpful article on “Banishing Bullies.” I hope that readers who are parents, […]
September 27, 2010

The Blessing of Anastasha – Part 13 – Day of Life 221

Little Anastasha, whose life we’ve been following for the last 13 weeks, is now about 221 days old, despite her terminal diagnosis of anencephaly. She continues […]