Larimore Family Newsletter – October 2010

Family Newsletter
Contents of our Family Newsletter: Holiday Gifts Family Update Publication Update Significant Living articles Nice Professional Review for The Influenza Bomb” Events of the last month Upcoming Events Larimore Family Newsletter – October 2010 Here are the contents of our Family Newsletter: Holiday Gifts Family Update Publication Update Significant Living articles Nice Professional Review for The Influenza Bomb” Events of the last month Upcoming Events Holiday Gifts It’s not to early to begin thinking about unique holiday gifts, and what could be more exclusive than receiving a best-selling book, autographed by the author, and personalized to the recipient. Most of my books are available for just such gifts. You can order them here. http://dr-walts-store.hostedbyamazon.com Better yet, some of them are on sale between now and Thanksgiving. Supplies are limited, so…
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Infidelity Rises When She Makes More Than He Does

Marriage and Family Health, Men's Health, Mental Health, Woman's Health
A new study finds that men are more likely to cheat if their income is much lower than what their wife or female partner makes, while women are more likely to fool around if they make more than their husband or male partner. The findings suggest that disparities in moneymaking play a significant role in infidelity, at least among the young couples they studied. Here are the details in a report from HealthDay News (don't miss Barb's comments below): Study author Christin Munsch said, "... for men, the less money you make relative to your spouse, the more likely you are to engage in infidelity." Munsch, a graduate student at Cornell University, said she came up with the idea of studying the effects of income on infidelity after hearing from a…
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Hostile, Competitive Types May Be Harming Their Hearts

Heart Health, Mental Health
An Italian study finds that a hostile personality type is linked to a thickening of neck artery wall -- which may be associated with an increased risk of heart attack, heart disease, and stroke. Here are the details from a report in HealthDay News: Hostile people, especially those who are manipulative and aggressive, may be paying a price in terms of heart health, a new study finds. These types of people showed a thickening in the walls of their neck arteries tied to a 40 percent higher risk of having the artery narrow. And that could boost their risk for cardiovascular disease, heart attack and stroke, the researchers concluded. "The public is often worried about stress, but sometime it's how our personalities interact with stress that can have an effect on…
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Positive Brain Changes Seen After Meditation (What is Christian meditation?)

Alternative Medicine, Mental Health
A number of Christian scriptures recommend meditation as a spiritual discipline: Psalm 77:12: I will meditate on all your works and consider all your mighty deeds. Psalm 119:15:  meditate on your precepts and consider your ways. Psalm 119:27: Let me understand the teaching of your precepts; then I will meditate on your wonders. Psalm 19:14: May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. Psalm 104:34: May my meditation be pleasing to him, as I rejoice in the LORD. Now, comes a study showing that positive brain changes take hold after just 11 hours of practicing a form of meditation. Here are the details in a report from HealthDay News: The study included 45 University…
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