Can simple breathing techniques improve your health?

Can simple breathing techniques improve your health?

Could simple breathing techniques that anyone can quickly learn be the key to overcoming major medical conditions and optimizing health? In recent years many books have made a compelling case for this idea. One popular example is Patrick McKeown’s The Oxygen Advantage: Simple, Scientifically Proven Breathing Techniques to Help You, which he also summarizes in…
More Questions about the coronavirus answered

More Questions about the coronavirus answered

You may know how the coronavirus began and have a vague notion of its symptoms.  In this article, 11 questions about the coronavirus are answered, including symptoms, how the virus spreads, whether or not to travel, and more. Vox—The coronavirus outbreak, centered in China, keeps evolving at a dizzying speed. With the case toll rising…
Don’t Waste Your Cancer

Don’t Waste Your Cancer

I write this on the eve of prostate surgery. I believe in God’s power to heal — by miracle and by medicine. I believe it is right and good to pray for both kinds of healing. Cancer is not wasted when it is healed by God. He gets the glory, and that is why cancer…
Husband restored to health in spite of serious heart disease, diabetes, depression, neuropathy and more!

Husband restored to health in spite of serious heart disease, diabetes, depression, neuropathy and more!

It all began with my  growing concern for Skip’s health (see photo, left). He comes from a family of heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, and he was dealing with EVERY one of those health issues. Five years ago, Skip was recovering from a quadruple bypass. He had numerous complications that put…
STORIES OF HOPE:  I haven’t felt this good in 15 years

STORIES OF HOPE: I haven’t felt this good in 15 years

The summer of 2010 I was on a quest for an additional income opportunity.  I was looking at a couple of opportunities when I came across Hope In A Can. I was very interested but I still proceeded cautiously because over the last three years I had tried other “income” opportunities and, to say the…
She Fights Parkinson’s in the Boxing Ring

She Fights Parkinson’s in the Boxing Ring

Jayna Mullen is fighting her Parkinson’s disease in the boxing ring. She participates in Rock Steady Boxing, an innovative program that is gaining popularity among patients and doctors alike and now has more than 800 affiliate locations nationwide. Three times a week, Jayna and others with Parkinson’s gather for one-hour classes in Lafayette, Indiana, and…
Lunasin and Health

Lunasin and Health

As recorded in Wikipedia, “Lunasin was the first dietary compound with an identified epigenetic mechanism of action. This mechanism (histone acetylation) was identified by Alfredo Galvez in 1996 and patented in 1999. “Lunasin is a peptide that can be found in soy, barley, wheat,[2] and rye. This polypeptide was originally isolated, purified, and sequenced from…
Stories of Hope: I Quit My Membership in the Daily Ibuprofen Club

Stories of Hope: I Quit My Membership in the Daily Ibuprofen Club

It was during a daily commute while listening to the local Catholic radio show (The Catholic Business Hour) that I heard an ad that caught my ear.  I was kind of looking for something else to do that didn’t involve working for someone else.  I was also looking for “something” that would provide a more…
On Sickness and Grace

On Sickness and Grace

None of us are prepared for illness. As an ongoing Team-in-Training participation with the athletic arm of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, I can’t tell you how often I’ve heard personal stories of shock transforming into courage in the face of a cancer diagnosis.  Each time I’m amazed, humbled, inspired. There are no predictors. No…
Science & Nutrition: Amazing Epigenetics can literally change your health trajectory and more

Science & Nutrition: Amazing Epigenetics can literally change your health trajectory and more

In 2008, the National Institutes of Health announced that $190 million had been earmarked for epigenetics research over the following five years. In announcing the funding, government officials noted that epigenetics has the potential to explain mechanisms of aging, human development, the origins of cancer, heart disease, and mental illness, as well as several other…
Practical Tips for Serving Others in Business

Practical Tips for Serving Others in Business

Two short verses from Scripture deliver a good business model for anyone to follow, especially Catholic business professionals. The first verse reads: “Whatsoever you do, do it with the heart, as to the Lord and not men” (Colossians 3:23), and the second reads: “Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not men” (Ephesians…
The Affordable Care Act’s unhappy anniversary

The Affordable Care Act’s unhappy anniversary

March 23 marked nine years since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (popularly known as Obamacare) became law. Obamacare’s proponents promised that the law would reduce costs, expand access, and allow us to keep our doctors if we liked our doctors. The reality has been quite different. Since Obamacare was enacted, individual health insurance…
Pro-life Pushback: Activists Urge Pro-Abortion Democrats to Save Hyde Amendment

Pro-life Pushback: Activists Urge Pro-Abortion Democrats to Save Hyde Amendment

By Matt Hadro WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNA/EWTN News)—After a Democratic senator boasted on Wednesday that his party’s Medicare bill would repeal the Hyde Amendment, pro-life groups are pushing back, stressing that the longstanding policy has saved lives. “This month marks the 41st anniversary of the Hyde Amendment and in that time it has been found that over…
Medical Sanity vs. Economic Quackery: Ethical Response to “Report” on Catholic Healthcare

Medical Sanity vs. Economic Quackery: Ethical Response to “Report” on Catholic Healthcare

By Kevin J. Jones WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNA/EWTN News)—A research paper that depicts the growth of Catholic health care as a threat to reproductive health ignores the attraction of Catholic hospitals and downplays the ethical concerns about procedures like abortion and sterilization, one commentator has said. The number of hospitals that are Catholic-sponsored or Catholic-affiliated has…