Category Archives: General Health

Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Who Should Take an Aspirin a Day?

Dear Dr. Walt,

I see all sorts of different statements about aspirin. Some say take it to prevent heart attacks, strokes, and colon cancer. Others say, nope, only if you’ve had a heart attack or cancer. Others say it can cause death or severe stomach bleeding. My doctors tells me it’s up to me. I don’t know what to do. Help!

—Puzzled in Pennsylvania Continue reading

The Healthcare Inquisition

My dear friend, David Stevens, MD, MA (Ethics) is the CEO of the Christian Medical Association. He has written a chilling blog about what he calls “The Healthcare Inquisition.” He mentions the case of another friend, Eric Walsh, MD, that I wrote to you about a few weeks ago (Family Physician Fired for His Faith—Unbelievable). I’d be interested in your thoughts about this controversy. Continue reading