Mental Health

December 30, 2021

New Year’s Resolutions – Part 2

Are you forging ahead with a list of New Year’s resolutions? What will increase your chances for success?
December 29, 2021

New Year’s Resolutions – Part 1

Have you started thinking about New Year’s resolutions? In some cases, holding off on a resolution may improve your chance of success.
December 28, 2021

Why diabetics should drink coffee

If you or a loved one has diabetes, you likely know that diabetes dramatically increases one’s risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death.
December 27, 2021

Pregnancy, smoking, and alcohol don’t mix

All the expectations, hopes, and dreams of the coming birth of a little baby can come crashing down when late in the pregnancy the baby stops […]
December 24, 2021

The Christmas Child Who changed the world

Christmas is a time of hope and blessings, a celebration of life and salvation. The Scriptures teach us that children are a blessing from God. It […]
December 23, 2021

Toy safety tips for Christmas day

As the presents are being opened at Christmas, if you have small children in the house, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges gift-givers to […]
December 22, 2021

Avoiding Christmas tree and holiday allergies

Here are some nice tips from Fox News about avoiding allergies during the holidays:
December 21, 2021

Prevent a Christmas tree fire

Christmas trees may be bright and merry, but they can pose a fire hazard if you’re not careful. The National Fire Protection Association offers these suggestions […]
December 24, 2010

Holiday Depression And Stress

Yesterday, my last day in the medical office before Christmas, I saw three patients all suffering from holiday depression. One was a grandmother who had suffered […]
December 29, 2010

Study links excessive texting among teens to alcohol, sex, and drugs

How many texts does your child send and receive in a day? Could an increasing number indicate an increasing risk for problems? And, could a certain […]
January 5, 2011

Celebrities With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Writing the book Why ADHD Doesn’t Mean Disaster brought me much joy. In the book I emphasize that people with ADHD are usually quite gifted, but […]
January 5, 2011

9 Food Additives That May Affect ADHD

In my book on ADHD, Why ADHD Doesn’t Mean Disaster … On sale now in both softcover and hardcover … I say this about the association between food […]
January 5, 2011

Less Than 25% of Valerian Herbal Sleep Supplements Pass Tests For Quality

Long-time readers of this blog know of my admiration for ConsumerLab.com, a leading provider of consumer information and independent evaluations of natural medications (herbs, vitamins and […]
January 10, 2011

Study says smoking marijuana may have long-lasting effects on brain development

USA Today reported, “Teenagers respond differently to drugs than adults, and early use may lead to long-lasting effects on brain development, according to new research.” Staci […]