Sweet Inspiration to Be Found in a Few Just Right Words

December 1, 2023

The right slogan when we hear it or read it can be inspiring. And I hope you will find the one I offered last week to be so: "Smile and the world smiles with you." There are lots of ways to [...]

A Holiday Season Full of Challenges Needs a Saving Grace

November 24, 2023

As I write this, Thanksgiving is just days away and will have passed by the time you read this. Know that my wife Gena and I are wishing and hoping for a great time for you and yours during this [...]

When Does a Healthy Dose of Anger Become an Overdose?

November 17, 2023

I was recently reminded of a posting some months ago by Dustin Grove, an award-winning anchor/reporter for WTHR-TV in Indianapolis on the station's social media platform. "Why are we so angry?" [...]

Why Managing Your Z’s Is Never a Breeze

November 10, 2023

Are you tired of the constant twice-annual changing of clocks? Is it impacting your ability to get a good night's sleep? Know that you are hardly alone. And whether you are a fan of moving the [...]

The Many Roadblocks to Living Longer

October 27, 2023

The news was shocking. In April, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that life expectancy in this country is now the shortest it's been in nearly two decades. Even more [...]

Smashing News About Pumpkins and What You Should Be Eating

October 20, 2023

It seems that no Halloween festivities would be complete without a decorative pumpkin or two. According to History.com, the act of carving pumpkins into all manner of jack-o'-lanterns first [...]

New Medical Terms to Learn, and Too Much Jargon

October 13, 2023

A recent Forbes post by Dr. Sachin H. Jain caught my eye. It was about jargon, those often head-scratching, made-up terms, expressions or acronyms within a particular industry or professional [...]

Better Health Starts With Healthy Habits — As if We Didn’t Know

October 6, 2023

In 1944, as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt prepared for a fourth run at the presidency, his state of health was in serious decline. According to an essay by historian and University of [...]

On Attention Issues, Forgetfulness and Things We Can’t Control

September 29, 2023

Science tells us that, as a species, humans have especially big brains. They also tell us that as we have evolved through the ages and developed, expanding our knowledge and capabilities, our [...]

America Is Growing Old, and Not in a Good Way

September 22, 2023

In the eyes of the nation's health experts, the recent decline in the life expectancy of Americans that has occurred over the past few years should be especially alarming to us all. "America may [...]

So Much Standing in the Way of Healthy Habits

September 15, 2023

A new study has identified eight lifestyle habits that, if adopted, may significantly extend a person's lifespan. You may have read about this. It was widely reported. Could this be a much-needed [...]

When Herbal Medicine Becomes Mainstream

September 8, 2023

It appears that we are seeing a cultural shift in this a country. It is one of many. It comes in the form of the continued rise in the preference for natural, herbal goods, says a recent Market [...]