Can Past Performance Guarantee Future Success?

We usually hear that past performance cannot guarantee future success when the topic is finance. However, that same advice could be accurate for our health as well. What about those people who know why something happens and act accordingly to … Continue reading

Why Are We Gambling with Our Health Daily?

Gambling means that we take risky actions for the desired result. What is the desired outcome for our health? It is not having someone change your diaper for the last five or ten years of your life. It is about … 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

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

Living in the South May Have Significant Health Benefits

An article caught my attention today as I was scanning health and wellness topics. The headline stated that lack of sunlight is linked to colon cancer. The underlying suspicion is that sunlight equates to more vitamin D and that lack … 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

Another Counterargument Against the Value of Vitamin D3 to Reduce Risk of Pandemic Virus

It is interesting to me how studies are designed to prove or disprove something. I scanned the health headlines today and found one that caught my attention immediately about vitamin D3 (VD3) and COVID-19. I keep my VD3 levels high … Continue reading

Not All Sunscreen Lotions May Protect You from Cancer

I have had some exciting sunburns over the years. The first memorable one happened as a teenager at a lake party – swimming, canoeing, just having fun, and enjoying life. My lobster-like appearance burned that memory into my brain forever. … Continue reading

Is a Ketogenic Diet Safe for Healthy Longevity?

Keto diets seem to be the rage nowadays. Some people have transition issues from a blood glucose-based energy system to relying on fat for energy. Regardless, some things about this type of diet – low carb and high fat/protein – … Continue reading

Health Organization Campaigns Against Testing for a Vitamin Deficiency

Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, is critical for good health. Over half of all Americans are deficient. Yet, the U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) decided not to recommend the test to everyone. Decision https://www.healthline.com/health-news/should-you-get-tested-for-vitamin-d The USPSTF did not recommend, … Continue reading