The Bookshelf

By admin on 05/15/2019 11:49 PM

The Pilgrim’s Progress from This World, to That which is to Come This 1678 Christian allegory written by John Bunyan is regarded as one of the most significant works of religious English literature. It has been translated into more than 200 languages and has never been out of print. It has also been cited as […]

By admin on 04/02/2019 5:34 AM | 5 CDs | Produced & Directed by Dave Giorgio for AudioBrite This Much Is True: The Government is expanding; Taxes are increasing; Inflation is ballooning; Our basic freedoms are disappearing By Ron Paul The Founding Fathers didn’t want any of this. In fact, they said so quite clearly in the Constitution of the […]

By admin on 03/19/2019 8:22 AM

     This month we bring you four excellent reviews of timely books very relevant to the practice of medicine. This is a premier monthly column in the JAPS which you should bookmark and read on a regular basis for your practice well-being. Book Reviews:    Master Manipulator: The Explosive True Story of Fraud, Embesslement, […]

By admin on 01/03/2019 3:32 AM

A legendary American Dive-Bomber Pilot Remembers The Battle of Midway by N. Jack “Dusty” Kleiss with Timothy and Laura Orr Awarded the Navy Cross The Foreword is written by Jill Kleiss in the first person referring to the author as “dad.” She learned much about her father’s Navy experience at dinner time during which he […]

By admin on 12/04/2018 4:04 AM

Whoever controls education has an enormous impact on the direction of our country. That’s not exactly encouraging news, given the current state of higher education. Our guest today, Heather Mac Donald, has a new book called “The Diversity Delusion.” In that, she describes how a toxic turn in education is infecting society as a whole. […]

By Del Meyer on 11/26/2018 3:52 AM

Chapter 1: Principles of Eating, Dieting and Exercise (for Physical & Mental Health) Health data suggests that maintaining a normal weight, a good aerobic exercise program with muscle strengthening, and mental exercises may delay or prevent arthritis, delay or prevent clinical diabetes, improve mental health and well-being, increase productivity and may delay or possibly prevent […]

By Del Meyer on 07/23/2018 2:35 AM

‘The University We Need’ Review: Rethinking College A new private university may be needed, one that reflects the intellectual opinions of a spectrum of educated Americans outside academe. John Leo | WSJ, | July 18, 2018 reviews “The University We Need” | by Warren Treadgold. Higher education is in a lot of trouble, barely kept […]

By Del Meyer on 05/23/2018 2:42 AM

I’ve found that I can change the conversation at any social gathering by mentioning Louann Brizendine’s book The Female Brain—David Brooks, New York Times.  THE PHASES OF A FEMALE’S LIFE: Hormones can determine what the brain is interested in doing. They help guide nurturing, social, sexual, and aggressive behaviors. They can affect being talkative, being […]

By Del Meyer on 04/10/2018 2:04 AM

FOREWORD When we met about twenty years ago, Dr. Meyer was editor of SSV Medicine, the official publication of the three county Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society. He maintains an active blog, and a monthly newsletter. An active physician in Sacramento California for 45 years, he often sees patients with obesity and/or diabetes. As a […]

By Del Meyer on 03/09/2018 2:36 PM

By Joel Richard Paul  Laying the foundation BookPage: review by Roger Bishop BookPage Top Pick in Nonfiction, March 2018 When John Marshall was appointed as the fourth chief justice of the United States by President John Adams, the Supreme Court had few cases, no genuine authority and met in the basement of the U.S. Capitol. But from […]