Marijuana – The Truth – Part 4

Alternative Medicine, General Health, Parenting
In the book that I co-wrote with my good friend, Donal O’Mathuna, Ph.D., Alternative Medicine: The options, the claims, the evidence, how to choose wisely, we wrote an evidence-based article on marijuana. Here’s our fourth excerpt of that information. In earlier excerpts, we discussed “What It Is,” “The Claims People Make about Marijuana,” and “Study Findings.” In this excerpt, we’ll discuss, “Cautions.” Next week, our final excerpt will review “Our Recommendations.” (more…)
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Tips for Taming the TV

Children's Health
Tips for Taming Television (From God's Design for the Highly Healthy Child by Dr. Walt Larimore. All rights reserved) Television viewing doesn’t have to be out of control. Parents can set limits and teach children to make wise viewing choices. Consider the following suggestions, which are adapted from a sidebar in Dr. Daphne Miller’s WebMD article titled Television’s Effects on Kids: It Can Be Harmful: (more…)
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Marijuana – The Truth – Part 3

Alternative Medicine, General Health, Parenting
In the book that I co-wrote with my good friend, Donal O’Mathuna, Ph.D., Alternative Medicine: The options, the claims, the evidence, how to choose wisely, we wrote an evidence-based article on marijuana. Here’s our fourth excerpt of that information: In earlier excerpts, we discussed “What It Is,” and “The Claims People Make about Marijuana.” Today we'll review the “Study Findings.” Next week,  we’ll discuss, “Cautions,” and in the final week, our final excerpt will review “Our Recommendations.” (more…)
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Larimore Family Prayer Letter (6/15 – 8/14)

General Health
In this prayer letter: PRAISES: 1) Black Forest fire 2) Kate’s wedding 3) #1 Amazon.com Best Seller 4) Top Ten Amazon.com Best Seller 5) Article: The Connection Between Health and Faith 6) Book Awards PRAYER REQUESTS: 1) Barb’s Mom, Pud 2) Current Writing Projects 3) Upcoming “Grace Prescription” Conferences for Healthcare Professionals EVENTS OF THE LAST MONTH EVENTS OF THE NEXT MONTH (more…)
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Marijuana – The Truth – Part 2

Alternative Medicine, General Health, Parenting
In the book that I co-wrote with my good friend, Donal O’Mathuna, Ph.D., Alternative Medicine: The options, the claims, the evidence, how to choose wisely, we wrote an evidence-based article on marijuana. Here’s our second excerpt of that information: In the first excerpt, we discussed “What It Is.” Today, we’ll discuss “The Claims People Make about Marijuana.” In future installments, we’ll discuss, “Study Findings,” “Cautions,” and finally, “Our Recommendations.” (more…)
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MEDIA ALERT – Dr. Walt and Dr. Tim Clinton discuss teenage boys on the “Life, Love, and Family” radio program today

General Health
Today, Tuesday, June 11, an interview I recorded for the Life, Love & Family radio show with Dr. Tim Clinton will be broadcast around the country. We'll be discussing my book The Ultimate Guys' Body Book: Not-so-stupid questions about your body. The interview will be airing live from 6:30 – 7:00pm CST. You can listen to the program by going to the show's Web site here. You can also order signed copies of the book here. (more…)
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Parenting Style – Part 2

Children's Health, Parenting
This is the second part in a series excerpted from my book God’s Design for the Highly Healthy Teen. You can learn more about parenting in my books God's Design for the Highly Healthy Child or God's Design for the Highly Healthy Teen. A Parenting Style Case Study Imagine you’re putting clothes into your teen’s dresser. When you open the drawer, you see a pack of cigarettes. Here’s how parents of the four parenting styles might react: (more…)
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Marijuana – The Truth – Part 1

Alternative Medicine, General Health, Parenting
Marijuana – The Truth – Part 1 In the book that I co-wrote with my good friend, Donal O’Mathuna, Ph.D., Alternative Medicine: The options, the claims, the evidence, how to choose wisely, we wrote an evidence-based article on marijuana. Here’s an excerpt of that information: In this first excerpt, we’ll discuss “What It Is.” In later installments, we’ll address “Claims about Marijuana,” “Study Findings,” “Cautions,” and finally, “Our Recommendations.” (more…)
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Parenting Style – Part 1

Children's Health, Parenting
This is the first part in a series excerpted from my book God’s Design for the Highly Healthy Teen. Parenting Style Makes a Huge Difference I’ve closely followed the research of Diana Baumrind and other child development researchers who have studied the highly healthy characteristics of children. Here’s a list of traits parents would love to see in their children: (more…)
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Larimore Family Newsletter – June 2013

General Health
                                         Larimore Family Newsletter – June 2013 Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: Family Update Upcoming Conferences for Healthcare Professionals Dr. Walt Named in “Who’s Who” Publication Updates 1)   Amazon.com Best Seller 2)   Article: The Connection Between Health and Faith Broadcast Updates 1)   His Brain, Her Brain Broadcast on Focus on the Family 2)   His Brain, Her Brain Broadcast on Everyday Relationships Events of the Last Month Upcoming Events (more…)
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