preventing early death

April 16, 2024

April 16, 1944 – Flat battleground at Anzio has driven entire U. S. Army into dugouts

War correspondent, Ernie Pyle, wrote, “You’ve heard how flat the land of the Anzio beachhead is. You’ve heard how strange and naked our soldiers feel with […]
April 15, 2024

April 15, 1944 – Mules to the Rescue on Anzio

“The Infantryman, the soldier whose greatest armor is his courage; whose most dependable vehicle are his own two feet; whose weapons are those only which he can carry and […]
April 14, 2024

April 14, 1944 – Anzio—Where our men held. Generals may have erred, but doughboys didn’t

AP writer, Daniel De Luce, wrote, “This sun bathed strip of the Italian coast which has cost more Allied lives to hold than any other piece […]
April 14, 2024

An Introduction to my New Devotional: “What the Bible Says About …”

Many of you may remember when I was posting my “Morning Glory, Evening Grace” twice-a-day Biblical devotion in the remote past. For a number of years […]
April 13, 2024

April 13, 1944 – Allies on beachhead stronger than ever; new drive is near

War Corespondent, Robert Vermillion, wrote, “Allied positions on the Anzio beachhead are stronger than ever 84 days after its founding, and the Germans, now completely on […]
April 12, 2024

April 12, 1944 – Phil writes home after being ordered back to the front line

The Marnemen were eventually ordered back to the front lines on April 12th, replacing the 45th Infantry Division in the Carano-Padigliano area. Their mission was to “straighten […]
April 11, 2024

April 11, 1944 – What It’s Like With The Yanks In Their Anzio Dugouts

War Correspondent, Ernie Pyle, wrote, “Practically everybody on the Anzio beach bead who is back of the outer defense line has his home underground. We correspondents […]
April 10, 2024

April 10, 1944 – Nazi Shells Coming Faster Than You Could Count Them

War Correspondent Ernie Pyle wrote, “Our artillery up here [on Anzio] is terrific. The beachhead being as small as it is, we can whenever we wish […]
June 10, 2010

Lack of sleep ‘linked to early death’

#mce_temp_url#Better Sleepers Are ‘Successful Agers’ In a number of my health books (including 10 Essentials of Happy, Healthy People: Becoming and staying highly healthy, SuperSized Kids: […]
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 […]
August 7, 2011

Vitamin D3 may improve survival among women

Vitamin D3 may improve survival among older women, particularly those who are institutionalized, according to a meta-analysis published in the Cochrane Review.
August 7, 2011

Healthy lifestyle leads to a 92% reduction in sudden cardiac death in women

Adherence to a healthier lifestyle was significantly associated with a lower risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in a new analysis from the Nurses’ Health Study.
October 3, 2011

Healthy living really does postpone mortality

A major study is reporting that people who practiced four low-risk behaviors are 63% less likely to die (during the stydy period) than those who kept none […]
February 5, 2012

Divorced adults have higher risk of early death

USA Today /Arizona Republic reports that a meta-analysis in published in the journal Perspectives on Psychological Science reviewed “more than 30 published studies” and “found divorced […]