Woman’s Health

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.
February 15, 2012

Only 25% of kids use sunscreen regularly

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports that “kids are really bad about using sunscreen consistently,” according to a study published in Pediatrics.
February 15, 2012

Women report feeling more pain than men

A Stanford Medical Center study found women report feeling more pain than men do on a variety of common ailments including back and neck injuries, digestive […]
February 14, 2012

Pain intensity greater for women than men, study finds

According to the results of a study in which researchers examined pain scores from tens of thousands of patients in the United States, women experience more […]
February 14, 2012

Valentine’s Day chocolate may be healthful

Here are my last dozen blogs about chocolate from over the last year or so. Enjoy! Literally!! And, Happy Valentine’s Day!!!
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.
February 13, 2012

Women with normal bone density at 65 may safely wait 15 years before retesting

The New York Times reports, “Bone loss and osteoporosis develop so slowly in most women whose bones test normal at age 65 that many can safely […]
May 7, 2010

The Myths and Bald Facts About Hair Loss

Hair plays a huge role in many people’s sense of physical beauty, and losing hair can be devastating for many. The emotions surrounding hair make men […]
May 7, 2010

Survey: Most Baldness Treatments Don’t Work

A new survey is out and confirms what I see in the office: more than half of men say that their hair loss treatments are not […]
May 7, 2010

Miscarriage or Stillbirth Should be a ‘911 Call’ for Churches and Healthcare Professionals

Many of you know that Barb and I have lost four children during pregnancy. Both of us were surprised at the depth of emotion we went […]
May 12, 2010

A Simple ‘Thank You’ Brings Rewards to All

Expressing gratitude benefits both you and the person being thanked, a new study finds. This new research backs up the studies I discuss in my book, 10 […]
May 18, 2010

Friends, Not Grandkids, Key to Happy Retirement

In my book 10 Essentials of Happy, Healthy People: Becoming and staying highly healthy, I talk about “avoiding loneliness like the plague.” (more information on the […]
May 18, 2010

Church health fairs help spot high blood pressure

Churches and parish nurse programs have proven to be essential to the physical, emotional, relational, and, of course, spiritual health of their congregants. Now, new research […]