Monthly Archives: August 2013

Larimore Family Prayer Letter (8/15 – 10/14)

In this prayer letter:

  • PRAISES:
  • 1)   JUNE 9th — Kate’s wedding
  • 2)   JUNE 11th — Black Forest fire
  • 3)   JUNE 15th — One Way Ticket to Baton Rouge
  • 4)   JUNE 24th — Jada’s Graduation
  • 5)   Number One Amazon.com Best Seller
  • 6)   Another printing of His Brain, Her Brain
  • PRAYER REQUESTS:
  • 1)   Barb
  • 2)   Current Writing Projects
  • 3)   Upcoming “Grace Prescription” Conferences for Healthcare Professionals
  • EVENTS OF THE LAST MONTH
  • EVENTS OF THE NEXT MONTH Continue reading

President Bush’s unnecessary heart surgery

Former president George W. Bush, widely regarded as a model of physical fitness, received a coronary artery stent last week. Few facts are known about the case, but what is known suggests to me, and many others, that the procedure may have been both unnecessary and potentially harmful – not only for Mr. Bush, but for society, in general, and Medicare, in particular. Continue reading

Pediatricians’ group says doctors should do more to fight heterosexism. Really?

A Washington Times article tells us about a new statement from the American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP): “In its first sexual-orientation policy update in nearly a decade, the nation’s largest pediatricians group said its members should do more to fight ‘heterosexism’ and ‘homophobia’.” … The AAP says, “Sexual-minority youth should not be considered abnormal” in its new materials on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youths.” But is this the totality of this statement universally accepted? And, is encouraging doctors to “do more to fight ‘hetersexism'” really wise advice? Continue reading

Watch out for fake Bilberry supplements cautions ConsumerLab

Extracts of bilberry, a cousin of blueberry, may help improve vision and have other health benefits, but some bilberry supplements may not contain real bilberry extract — the type used in most clinical studies. ConsumerLab.com  recently purchased and tested several popular brands of bilberry supplements for authenticity, purity, and the ability of tablets to properly disintegrate. Only 75% of the products passed testing. One supplement contained only 62% of its promised bilberry compounds and appeared not to be authentic, and another failed to break apart fast enough in disintegration testing. Continue reading

Larimore Family Newsletter – August 2013

Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter:

  • Family Update
  • Dr. Walt teaching upcoming Evangelism Conferences for Health Professionals
  • Dr. Walt and Barb teaching at an upcoming Marriage Conference in Colorado Springs
  • Publication Updates
  • 1) Number One Amazon.com Best Seller
  • 2) Cover for The Ultimate Girls’ Body Book
  • 3) Another printing of His Brain, Her Brain
  • Broadcast Updates
  • 1) The Ultimate Guys’ Body Book Broadcast on Focus on the Family
  • Letter From a Grateful Reader
  • Events of the Last Month
  • Upcoming Events Continue reading