Monthly Archives: October 2016

Monday Memo — Tips for Keeping Halloween Safe and Fun

Halloween or Fall Festival fun can put children at risk. HHS offers parents tips to help keep Halloween safe and fun. Feel free to print these off and pass them along to other parents:

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Monday Memo — Help kids with food allergies or asthma enjoy Halloween

Halloween can be really scary for kids with asthma and allergies—and for their parents—unless they take precautions, an allergist advises. For more details, read below:

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Don’t Forget: Halloween Chocolate a Serious Threat to Pets

Chocolate Halloween candy may be a treat for children but poses a serious threat to pets, warns an expert. Here are the details from HealthDay News:

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Bryson City Tales — Lessons in Daily Practice (Part 2)

This is from the fourteenth chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week, and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends and family to join us.

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Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Vaccines from Aborted Babies?

Dear Dr. Walt, “Can I ethically immunize my kids with a vaccine that has been produced using cells from an aborted baby?” —Concerned Mother in Connecticut

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Bryson City Tales — Lessons in Daily Practice (Part 1) — Anal Angina

This is from the fourteenth chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week, and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends and family to join us.

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Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — HPV Vaccine

Dear Dr. Walt, I have respected and enjoyed hearing you from Focus on the Family and other resources. I would like to know what your view is on Immunizations for children. In addition the one in particular HPV Gardasil. Thank You. —Vaccine … Continue reading

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Monday Memo — It’s past time for personal belief vaccine exemptions to be banned

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) just released a new Policy Statement on “Immunization exemptions for child care and school attendance.” What’s the bottom line? The AAP emphatically says, “Nonmedical exemptions are not appropriate and are harmful to the community.”  I could … Continue reading

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Bryson City Tales — Wet Behind the Ears (Part 3)

This is from the thirteenth chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week, and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends to join us.

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Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Can Pornography Scramble Your Brain?

Dear Dr. Walt, I’m wrestling with an addiction to Internet pornography. My therapist says that pornography changes brain chemistry. Is this true? —Addicted in Alaska

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Bryson City Tales — Wet Behind The Ears (Part 2)

This is from the thirteenth chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week, and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends to join us.

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Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Political Parties Contrasted on Life Issues

Dear Dr. Walt, I’m not sure I’m happy with either presidential candidate, but what are the views of their respective political parties when it comes to the issues of life? I’ve seen various opinions about this, but wanted to ask.  … Continue reading

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Monthly Family Update – October 2016

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: Family Update Mark Your Calendars: Focus on the Family Broadcast in November Today’s Christian Living Column Praying with Patients Events of the Last Month Upcoming Events

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