I’ll ‘Never Forget’ My Dad, an American Hero – Memorial Day 2009

Marriage and Family Health
On this holiday weekend, as a country, we observe Memorial Day Day - which was first known as Decoration Day. It was meant to be a time to remember and honor our Civil War dead simply by decorating their graves. Over time, the holiday’s significance extended to remember and honor all those are serving and have served our great nation in the armed services. Now, as America is at war, Memorial Day also provides an opportunity for us to reflect on and give thanks for the sacrifices of our soldiers still in harm’s way. In particular, it gives me an opportunity to remember my dad. More Information: (more…)
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A blast from the past – YouTube video shows Dr. Walt’s ‘groundbreaking’ web events of 1999

Health Headlines
Speaking of memories (here on Memorial Day), I have fond memories of hosting a live, 5-night-a-week, cable TV show, “Ask the Family Doctor” on America’s Health Network and then Fox’s Health Network from 1995 – 2000. All-in-all, about 854 shows. Perhaps none was more watched than the first live birth on the Internet. More Information: (more…)
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