Mental Health

December 29, 2022

Probiotics: Are they safe? What do they really contain?

For many years, I’ve strongly recommended ConsumerLab.com for evidence-based and trustworthy advice about purchasing or ingesting herbs, vitamins, or supplements. This week I’m running some samples […]
December 28, 2022

What are the risks of taking vitamins & supplements? Aren’t they safe?

For many years, I’ve strongly recommended ConsumerLab.com for evidence-based and trustworthy advice about purchasing or ingesting herbs, vitamins, or supplements. This week I’m running some samples […]
December 27, 2022

Which sports drinks, powders, and pills deliver the right electrolytes?

For many years, I’ve strongly recommended ConsumerLab.com for evidence-based and trustworthy advice about purchasing or ingesting herbs, vitamins, or supplements. This week I’m running some samples […]
December 26, 2022

Is your chocolate or cocoa healthful or toxic?

For many years, I’ve strongly recommended ConsumerLab.com for evidence-based and trustworthy advice about purchasing or ingesting herbs, vitamins, or supplements. This week I’m running some samples […]
December 24, 2022

Don’t let the holiday turkey make your family or friends sick

A case of food poisoning can ruin anyone’s holidays. So take care of your turkey to reduce your risk of foodborne illness. The American Dietetic Association offers […]
December 24, 2022

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, 2022

Holidays are a great time to know and act on your family’s medical history

Whether you know a lot about your family health history or only a little, take time to talk to your family about their health histories this […]
December 23, 2022

A Christmas Story – Part 3

Two days ago, I began a Christmas story that came from my book Bryson City Seasons. You can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. This is the […]
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 10, 2010

Surprisingly, Family Time Has Grown

Working parents perpetually agonize that they don’t see enough of their children. But a surprising new study finds that mothers and fathers alike are doing a […]
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 12, 2010

Let Your Kids Play Creatively and They Will Become Healthier Adults

According to new research, we grown-ups need to encourage our kids to play. Indeed, children who engage in creative and active play may grow up to […]