House Calls


Taking a beating from diabetes?

When I was a kid going to public school, it was inevitable that the toughest hyper-maniac in the class always wanted to pick someone out to beat up at 3 p.m.

A message to health-care providers

Definition of oath: A solemn appeal to God to witness to the truth of a statement or the sacredness of a promise.

Healing with love

In my office, I had a small plaque on the wall with the inscription, “Love cannot be begged, bought or stolen. It can only be given away.”


The following remedies have been shown in many cases to heal, as well as cure, many medical conditions that are not always found in medical textbooks.

Dying to live

It seems that doctors are not taking patients’ pain seriously.

Be more vocal about asthma

Dr. Deas discusses the dangers of asthma.

The plan for a best defense

The virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is thought to have come from a bat. Where the bat got it from is uncertain. However, the virus is here for now and we humans must learn to live and protect ...

Flu prevention tips

Well, the sneeze and sore throat season is upon us with a vengeance, with the added anxiety of the coronavirus making the news numerous times a day.

The skin we’re in

The skin is the largest organ of the body and is a mirror image of what is going on inside and outside. It maintains the correct internal temperature of the body.

Alcohol and Old Lace

Many renowned people have made comments regarding alcoholism. One of those is John W. Gardner, American educator, who stated, “No other national health problem has been so seriously neglected as alcoholism.

Cataracts? Take vitamin C and see

The most important part of a camera is the lens. To keep the lens from...

Laughter may be the answer

My mom used to say that when things were not up to par, “Laugh and the world laughs with you, cry and you cry alone.” She also used to sing a song with the words, “Get your hat and get ...

Holiday thoughts

Well, commercial Xmas is over, and folks are beginning to regain their sanity after buying, buying and buying.

Ginger: a healing winter treat

My first introduction to an ethnic cookie was the gingerbread boy or girl that I saw in the window of my local bakery.

A love of birds and animals

Inner-city stray birds and animals experience hazardous conditions during the winter months while they are trying to survive.