Obesity

June 6, 2022

What does “D-Day” really mean? You may be surprised!

Here’s an Op-Ed I wrote titled, “What should our D-Day anniversary mean?” It ran in today’s Washington Examiner newspaper in Washington, D.C. I hope it will be a blessing (and […]
June 5, 2022

Spiritual Assessment (or Spiritual History) in Clinical Care

Last February (it was 2022, and not 2021 as I have on the slide), I was asked to present a keynote address at the Faith and […]
June 4, 2022

Barb and I are on a “Walk for Life” today

Barb and I love and have supported the work of Life Network for over 20 years. And this will be our 20th year supporting their “Walk […]
June 3, 2022

Fruits and vegetables reduce ADHD symptoms among kids

StudyFinds is reporting on research claiming, “There may be a much better way of treating a child’s attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms than using medication — […]
June 2, 2022

Caution with children’s multivitamins

Multivitamins or multiminerals (sometimes called “multis”) are the most popular supplements among the general population in America. There’s no standard formula for multis, so ingredients will […]
June 1, 2022

Monthly Family Update – June 2022

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: My and Barb’s Annual “Walk for Life” At First Light, the WWII book about my dad was featured […]
May 31, 2022

Steps to help prevent tick or mosquito bites

The Memorial Day weekend, the official start of summer is behind us, so it’s time to begin thinking about summer safety tips. Here’s the latest evidence-based […]
May 29, 2022

MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE – The “Forgotten Front” of WWII

Inspired by a war-scarred field of bright red poppies that he saw in the spring of 1915, Canadian Soldier Lt. Col. John McCrae wrote the powerful […]
December 27, 2011

Obese children not necessarily doomed to diabetes, heart disease – if they lose weight!

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports, “Fat kids often turn into fat adults with a host of related health problems: diabetes, high blood pressure, […]
December 28, 2011

Study: Few physicians inform parents of child’s obesity

The AP reports that doctors who care for children “are supposed to track if youngsters are putting on too many pounds,” but a study published in […]
January 13, 2012

Study links heart-health risk factors to childhood obesity

The St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch reported that a study in the medical journal Obesity fond that “heart-health risk factors such as dangerous cholesterol levels and artery inflammation […]
January 13, 2012

Low carb diet trumps low-cal for reducing weight and cancer risk

The Chicago Tribune reported, “Following a low-carb diet, even for only two days a week, was better than following a calorie-restricted diet every day for losing weight […]
January 16, 2012

1-800-GET THIN centers misleading customers

The AP reports that officials with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) “have issued warning letters to eight surgical centers and a marketing firm in California for […]
January 18, 2012

Report says Americans’ heart health in poor state

The National Journal reports, “Nearly every American has at least one risk factor for heart disease,” according to a report from the American Heart Association.