Mental Health

October 15, 2021

To boost weight loss, reduce added sugars and processed carbs

Overeating has traditionally been linked to obesity, but researchers say the real culprit is a diet high in processed sugars and carbohydrates, according to a commentary published in […]
October 14, 2021

Reduce work anxiety with fitness

Researchers say anxiety levels are skyrocketing. Nowhere is stress higher than the uncertain workplace. A Gallup poll reported that 80 percent of American workers suffer from […]
October 13, 2021

Healthy sleep patterns reduce risky heart arrhythmias

Here’s another reason to get a good night’s sleep. According to a new study, healthy sleep patterns may be associated with reduced risk for potentially life-threatening heart […]
October 12, 2021

Being physically active in pregnancy helps the baby

Being physically active during pregnancy may have benefits for infant lung function, according to new research.
October 11, 2021

Can we “make up” lost sleep?

It is common knowledge that sleep is essential for health. However, new research suggests that the ability to readily “catch up” on lost sleep later is […]
October 8, 2021

Mobile stroke units successfully treat strokes

When you’re having a stroke, “time is brain” as neurologists say. The reason is that brain cells die within minutes when deprived of blood and the […]
October 7, 2021

Heart attacks occurring in marijuana users

The American Heart Association warns, “There is no documented benefit of cannabis use for cardiovascular disease prevention or treatment. In addition, there is preliminary evidence that cannabis […]
October 6, 2021

Eating breakfast regularly reduces mortality risks

A recent study found that eating breakfast regularly, especially when the meal included more than 25 grams of fiber, was linked to lower overall and cardiovascular […]
June 14, 2011

Prescribing Jesus gets doctor unjustly censured

A Christian doctor in England has been threatened with an official warning from his professional body for discussing Jesus with a patient, The (London) Sunday Times […]
June 14, 2011

People who let go of regrets are happier and more satisfied with life

The Bible teaches, “‘In your anger do not sin’: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry …” (Ephesians 4:26). In other […]
June 28, 2011

App for smart phones helps diagnose concussions

A physician at the University of North Carolina has teamed with other head-trauma researchers to develop an app (application) for mobile devices that helps determine whether […]
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 […]
July 20, 2011

‘Hammock’ effect or ‘rocking’ helps adults fall asleep faster

You’re lying in a hammock on a warm afternoon. You rock softly back and forth. In no time you’re … snoring. This is no real surprise—after […]