Mental Health

December 31, 2020

The most popular devotions of this last year

Here’s a listing of the 25 most popular devotions on “Morning Glory, Evening Grace” this last year (determined by the number who read each blog) …
January 2, 2020

How to thrive during the storms of life

Several years ago, I was honored to be asked to preach at the Little Log Church in Palmer Lake, CO, on the topic of “The Palm Tree Christian: How to […]
February 19, 2012

Kids’ snacks CAN be healthy and inexpensive

It’s well-documented that healthy foods such as fresh fruits and vegetables tend to cost more than “junk” foods such as chips and cookies, a phenomenon that’s […]
February 18, 2012

Black tea may help lower blood pressure

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports, “Drinking three cups of black tea daily over months may help lower blood pressure,” according to research published […]
February 17, 2012

Campaign to publish list of overused tests, treatments

The AP reports, “Chances are you’ve heard that many expert groups say cancer screening is overused, too, from mammograms given too early or too often to prostate […]
February 17, 2012

Milk powder may help prevent gout flares

MedPage Today reports, “Daily consumption of enriched skim milk powder could help prevent gout flares,” according to a proof-of-concept study published in the Annals of the […]
February 16, 2012

Narcissistic men have higher levels of harmful cortisol

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports, “Men who are narcissists may be at risk for some health problems, since they could have inherently higher […]
February 16, 2012

Different types of stress said to have different effects on body

The Wall Street Journal discusses the differences between the benefits of and damaging types of stress.
January 31, 2012

Nicotine patches may help counteract mild memory loss in seniors

The Washington Post asks, “Research has indicated that smokers may have a lower incidence of Alzheimer’s disease. Might nicotine patches offer memory benefits, too?”
January 31, 2012

Exercise may benefit people susceptible to Alzheimer’s

Bloomberg News reports, “People who are genetically susceptible to developing Alzheimer’s disease may be able to reduce their risk with exercise,” according to a study published […]
February 3, 2012

Occasional marijuana use may not damage lungs

The Washington Post “The Checkup” blog reports, “Smoking marijuana doesn’t appear to do the kind of damage to people’s lungs as smoking tobacco does,” according to […]
February 10, 2012

Estrogen is best remedy for hot flashes

USA Today reports that “when … things don’t work, and when women are miserable (not everyone is), most doctors will offer a prescription” and “the first […]
February 12, 2012

Analysis suggests proposed changes to autism definition would exclude many

A possible change in the definition of autism and one top expert says the change could, quote, “make these autism epidemic go away.”
February 13, 2012

Insomnia most common sleep disorder

If you find yourself tossing and turning most nights, unable to fall asleep, you’re in good company.