My Most Popular Blogs for 2013

General Health
Here are the top 25 blogs you, my dear readers, read during 2013, with the number of unique readers listed in the parenthesis. I am pleased to serve you this way and hope you'll recommend this blog to your friends, colleagues, contacts, and family. Have a Blessed New Year. (more…)
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Deflate the Spare Tire

General Health
So many of us fight it—the spare tire—that bulging belly that seems to increase every year—especially around the holidays. You may see it as an inevitable part of aging, but too much of a spare tire could leave you with a major health blowout. (more…)
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High chair-related injuries on the rise

General Health
The Los Angeles Times reports that, according to a study published in the journal Clinical Pediatrics, the number of youngsters who visited the emergency department due to high chair-related injuries “increased 22% from 2003 to 2010.” A full 93% of such injuries resulted when the kids fell out of the high chairs, the study found. Most of the time, the children landed on wood or hard tile floors. (more…)
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Patient Rights

General Health
A patient asked me, “With all of the changes in the healthcare system, do we still have any rights left?” Well, there are a lot of changes. But one thing isn’t changing—you have a long list of rights—that you have a right to know about, to help you and your doctor work together better.   (more…)
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Diet Deception

General Health
“Lose 20 pounds in 2 weeks.” ... “Eat all you want and still burn away fat.” ... What do these statements have in common? Well, they may be more attractive after weeks of holiday eating—but that’s not all. These fat-busting claims stretch the truth leaving many to eat a diet of lies. (more…)
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Doctors stumble upon potential bariatric surgery alternative

General Health
The potential benefits of weight loss surgery are no secret. Nor are the implications and side effects of the procedures themselves, which involve the reduction of the stomach to a pouch the size of an egg, or inserting a constrictive band to achieve the same end. But now, Harvard researchers may be on to a promising new and less invasive way to treat obesity – by simply blocking a particular blood vessel leading into the stomach. (more…)
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Busting Fractures

General Health
A slip on a frozen driveway, a trip from a hole in the lawn—what happens when you take a fall? If you’re young, you probably just get back up. But as people age—particularly women—the risk for fractures significantly increases. (more…)
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Larimore Bi-Monthly Prayer Letter (12/15 – 2/14)

Family Newsletter
In this prayer letter: PRAISES: 1) Letter of thanks on Becoming Highly Healthy 2) A Person's A Person, No Matter How Small 3) How to Cherish Your Wife 4) The Spiritual History 5) Medical News You Can Use 6) Article on Thrive Through Thanks PRAYER REQUESTS: 1) Current Writing Projects 2) Upcoming “Grace Prescription” Conferences for Healthcare Professionals 3) Upcoming Marriage Conference in Colorado Springs EVENTS OF THE LAST TWO MONTHS EVENTS OF THE NEXT TWO MONTHS (more…)
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