Monthly Archives: October 2008

10 Ways to Prevent Your Child From Catching the Flu

With winter cold comes the flu season, when more time spent indoors means more opportunities for the virus to spread. Some physicians who care for children have had their shipment of flu vaccines for almost two months, and other organizations … Continue reading

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10 Foods to Kick a Cold and Boost Your Immunity

Many people, when they are feeling miserable from a cold or the flu, get the urge to gorge on food. But picking the right foods may benefit and even speed healing. More Information:

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10 Lifestyle Tips for Cancer Prevention

Looking for ways to cut your risk of developing cancer? Here’s a list of 10 diet and activity recommendations highlighted this week in Chicago at the annual meeting of the American Dietetic Association (ADA) that can dramatically reduce your risk … Continue reading

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10 Diet Myths

True or false: You’ll get fat if you eat at night, high fructose corn syrup makes you gain weight, and caffeine is bad for you. Those are all diet myths that got busted today in Chicago at the American Dietetic … Continue reading

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Podcast – 10-28-08

[display_podcast] Joy 102.5 WOLC Serving Maryland, Delaware, & Virginia with Christ-honoring music & programming Listen live @ www.wolc.org

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Children of Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt Want to Know Why Their Parents Aren’t Married

Angelina Jolie says her children are asking why she and Brad Pitt aren’t married. According to CitizenLink, the 33-year-old actress told Italian Vanity Fair the kids want to know why Shrek and Fiona, characters from the movie Shrek, got married … Continue reading

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Do you lie to your doctor? If so, it could cost you your life.

Have you ever lied to your doctor? Even a little “white lie”? Perhaps fibbed about how much you drink or exercise, or how healthily you eat? As harmless as they may seem, doctors say those little white lies can lead … Continue reading

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How to decrease the wait for your doctor’s appointment

To kill time in the obstetrician’s waiting room, Lora Jacobsen and her husband, Dustin, discuss names for their future child. Then they read old parenting magazines left in the waiting room. As the minutes tick by — 30 then 45 … Continue reading

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Doctors Admit the Obvious: You Can’t Get a Live Organ from a Dead Body

In a remarkably candid article about organ donation in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), a doctor and a bioethicist have made the unnerving observation that, in cases involving vital organs, many “donors” may not actually be dead at … Continue reading

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Simple remedies can ease sinus woes

Saltwater nasal sprays, warm compresses and other do-it-yourself remedies can help lessen the misery of inflamed sinuses, according to experts at the Mayo Clinic. More Information:

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Did you know the birth control pill can cause abortions?

More and more men and women are learning that a number of forms of birth control (including the birth control pill, the IUD, the morning after pill, and progesterone-only pills, shots, and implants) can cause the newly conceived child to … Continue reading

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Pro-life Pharmacy in Virginia Now Open

Several news outlets are reporting on The Divine Mercy Care (DMC) Pharmacy, which opened yesterday in Chantilly VA. The unique pharmacy is a Catholic-run business that gives customers a chance to fill their prescriptions without facing the stacks of condoms, … Continue reading

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Podcast – WLOC

[display_podcast] Joy 102.5 WOLC Serving Maryland, Delaware, & Virginia with Christ-honoring music & programming Listen live @ www.wolc.org

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If you think your child’s weight is normal, you may be wrong

As I point out in my book, SuperSized Kids: How To Protect Your Child from the Obesity Threat, and on my SuperSized Kids Website, many parents overlook their child’s unhealthy weight because they believe it is normal, research suggests. Now, … Continue reading

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Do You Have THE FLU or A COLD?

Here’s an on-line tool that can help you and your doctor differentiate the two – just from your symptoms. 

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Foods And Medications You Shouldn’t Mix

If you’re taking particular prescription medications, they may not be as effective as they could be if you eat certain foods. That’s because of the way those drugs interact with the foods. More Information:

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Obama’s Abortion Extremism Unrecognized by Many Voters

Barack Obama is the most extreme pro-abortion candidate ever to seek the office of President of the United States. He is the most extreme pro-abortion member of the United States Senate. Indeed, he is the most extreme pro-abortion legislator ever … Continue reading

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Cold medicines and children: a dangerous mix?

As the seasons change and parents reach for over-the-counter cold medicine for their icky-feeling children, they may be baffled by new instructions: Do not give them to kids under 4. Drug companies recently announced they are voluntarily changing the labels for … Continue reading

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Tips on giving over-the-counter cold (OTC) medications to children over 4 years old.

Drug companies recently announced they are voluntarily changing the labels for OTC cold and cough medicines in a nod to the arguments from physicians who care for children that these medications may have significant risks, even for children over age … Continue reading

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The War on Crisis Pregnancy Centers

As part of recent coverage on lowering abortion rates, Time magazine highlighted the role of the pregnancy center when it wrote, “(There is) evidence that the quiet campaign for women’s hearts and minds, conducted in thousands of crisis pregnancy centers … Continue reading

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You’re NOT going to believe this! Planned Parenthood Offers Walk-in Abortions With Webcam Doctor!!

Planned Parenthood of Greater Iowa is, believe it or not, now offering no appointment, walk-in abortions at its clinics without a physician on site. How will they do this? By offering dangerous RU-486 chemical abortions at all of their locations, … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Centers Could Face National Attack if Barack Obama Wins

Pregnancy centers across the country that provide women with abortion alternatives, and save the lives of countless unborn children each year, could be shut down or face severe regulations if Barack Obama wins next month. That’s because a bill targeting … Continue reading

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“Safer prenatal Down’s syndrome test” will likely result in more deaths among unborn children

A new prenatal blood test may, in the near future, be used to determine if an unborn baby has Down’s syndrome without the risk to the unborn child posed by invasive testing methods such as amniocentesis. But, my fear is … Continue reading

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Vending Machines with Unhealthy Food Found in Most Middle Schools – Dr. Walt offers solutions for parents

Three-quarters of middle schools have vending machines where snacks and sugared drinks are sold, a new study finds. The research demonstrates that there are vending machines in most middle schools, and “that those vending machines don’t always have the healthiest … Continue reading

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Study Agrees with Dr. Walt – St. John’s Wort effective for depression – with caveats!

The herbal remedy St. John’s Wort effectively treats symptoms of major depression, an analysis of previous studies found on Wednesday. St. John’s Wort extracts tested in the different trials were better than placebos and as effective as standard antidepressants with … Continue reading

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Podcast – Moody Radio Florida – 10-07-08

[display_podcast] John Blok Host of “Prime Time Florida” Weekdays 4-5 p.m. Moody Radio Florida Where You Turn. For Life. Listen live online at: www.MoodyRadioFlorida.fm

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Podcast – WOLC – 10-07-08

[display_podcast] Rodney & Howard WOLC Princess Anne / Salisbury, Maryland

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Parents fret needlessly over fever

Parents, do you suffer from fever phobia? Have you ever: • Awakened a sleeping child to take his or her temperature? • Chased down a running, giggling but slightly feverish child with a dose of Tylenol? • Forced a whimpering, … Continue reading

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Mental health parity bill becomes law

The New York Times reports, “More than one-third of all Americans will soon receive better insurance coverage for mental-health treatments because of a new law that, for the first time, requires equal coverage of mental and physical illnesses.”  More information:

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Podcast – WDBO – 10-1-08

[display_podcast] DrWaltWDBODr Walt Larimore on Central Florida’s Morning News with Jim Turner Wednesday  10-1-08 Listen on-line every Wednesday at 8:45 at www.wdbo.com

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