How Do We Know if Our Loved Ones Have Alzheimer’s and What Options Do We Have?

Last night, I was on my regular monthly Zoom meeting with some squadron mates from VP-94. VP-94 was a Patrol Squadron stationed in Belle Chase, LA, until decommissioned in 2006 (https://www.vpnavy.com/vp94.html). The topics vary from all corners of the world … Continue reading

What One Thing is the Best Insurance for a Long Healthy Life?

A poster I used to have hanging on my wall when I was a young Naval Aviator stated – “Aviation in itself is not inherently dangerous. But to an even greater degree than the sea, it is terribly unforgiving of … Continue reading

Colon and Prostate Cancer Detected with Blood and Saliva Samples

Typically, a needle biopsy of the prostate gland is needed to determine if a man has prostate cancer. Additionally, a colonoscopy helps to confirm the presence of colon cancer. Researchers in Egypt were successful in confirming cancers using blood and … Continue reading

Will Stopping Inflammation Halt the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease?

I gave a short talk today on Alzheimer’s disease (AD). I have written extensively on it over the past few years – nearly three dozen articles. So I gave thought to a spreadsheet listing the various causes of AD at … Continue reading

A Dozen Things You Can Do Proactively to Improve Heart Health

We do not know what we do not know. How can we begin to improve heart health if we do not know what causes heart disease? Do not make any changes to your lifestyle without consulting your physician first, especially … Continue reading

Is There a Link Between Cancer and Heart Failure?

It seems we get more diseases as we grow older. It might start with high blood pressure. Then, maybe diabetes. A heart condition might develop after that. Then, the Big C may appear. Is there a link between these diseases? … Continue reading

A Routine Blood Test May be the Future for Most Cancer Detection

I have had an annual physical every year since 1968 – 31 of them were military aviation physicals. I believe they are valuable to your future health. Scans using computerized tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and positron emission tomography … Continue reading

If Being Healthy Were a Crime Is There Enough Evidence to Convict You?

I saw a headline about Christianity like this many years ago. Three years ago, I used the same framework about being an entrepreneur when presenting business tips to a networking group. With the COVID-vacation coming to an end, will we … Continue reading

You Are What You Eat, and So is Your Immune System

In the pandemic world, our immune system can mean the difference between being hospitalized or not. Many people caught coronavirus and never had any symptoms. Scientists conclude that the immune system is primarily responsible for the severity of coronavirus and … Continue reading

Significant Health Lessons I Learned While Watching NCIS

I have been watching a little television during my COVID vacation. I usually work in my office until around 9 pm and then head downstairs to unwind before bedtime. My wife and I have been watching earlier episodes of NCIS … Continue reading