More on Where Religion and Medicine Meet

August 12, 2022

In 2008, Science 2.0, a nonprofit blogging site for academics created to discuss science-related subject matter, posted research from Brandeis University on the current state of chaplaincy [...]

Where Religion and Medicine Meet

August 5, 2022

At University Health hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, COVID hospitalizations had been running high in January, notes Gina Kaufmann, a locally based NPR correspondent. Medical teams once again [...]

Fighting off the Damaging Effects of Extreme Heat

July 29, 2022

As I relayed last week, Time magazine's Angela Haupt warned in a recent report that the wave of extreme temperatures we are now experiencing are not only unpleasant and irritating but they are [...]

Will an Early Heat Wave Bring Debate of Permanent Daylight Saving Time to a Boil?

July 22, 2022

Back in March, you might recall the rare event of a U.S. Senate united in agreement — in this instance, calling for the end to the twice-a-year disruption caused from switching between [...]

Public Restroom Problem Needs Solving, Not Neglect

July 15, 2022

The concept of public health is an interesting one. It can mean different things to different people because the health interests of the entire population make up its definition. The Centers for [...]

Link Between Mental Health and Physical Health May Be Changing

July 8, 2022

Though months have passed, we might never forget the heart-wrenching story of Joe Garcia, the grieving husband who, hours after placing flowers at a memorial to his wife, Irma, reportedly died of [...]

Lack of Quality Sleep Can Be a Real Killer

July 1, 2022

No doubt about it, hot summer nights can make it tough to sleep. Longer daylight that runs into the evening hours can make it harder to fall asleep. We get off our bedtime schedule. We have a lot [...]

Stress, Loneliness and a Question Too Rarely Asked

June 24, 2022

We should no longer be surprised when we hear that prolonged stress can increase the risk of health conditions such as asthma, ulcers, heart attack and stroke. Various studies over the years have [...]

Signs of Unhealth Weigh Heavy on America’s Hospitals

June 17, 2022

If you and I were to apply a medical diagnosis to the nation's hospitals and health care systems, according to current news reports, the ultimate costs as well as chances for full recovery would [...]

Benefits of Improving Indoor Air Quality Go Beyond COVID

June 10, 2022

Ralph Marston, the publisher of The Daily Motivator, once inspiringly advised readers to "breathe in the sweet air of limitless possibility and make life as rich as you know it can be." It is [...]

COVID and Fentanyl Disproportionately Affect Native Americans

June 3, 2022

Some of you may know that I was born in Oklahoma, and that my DNA includes being one-quarter Cherokee. I am proud of it. The Cherokee are a remarkable people who have been around since time [...]

Long Overdue Health Care on the Horizon for Toxic-exposed Veterans

May 27, 2022

It is one thing to appreciate those in the military who serve our country. It is another to provide them the support and care they have long needed and have earned. This appears to be a point [...]