How do you help young children do better in school? There are lots of A-Plus answers, but one path to good grades may be as simple as saying “goodnight.”
What if I told you there was a natural, inexpensive way to reduce blood pressure, increase antioxidant levels and reduce your risk for heart disease? What’s this new amazing breakthrough? Fruits and vegetables.
Everyone agrees on the importance of having kids brush their teeth. But what happens when they get a strep throat? Could a toothbrush spread the germ?
In this prayer letter: PRAISES: 1) HCJB Global Manifesto 2) How to Cherish Your Wife 3) Medical News You Can Use 4) Blue Ridge Book Festival Interview 5) Article in Significant Living PRAYER REQUESTS: 1) Current Writing Projects 2) Upcoming “Grace Prescription” Conferences for Healthcare Professionals 3) Upcoming Marriage Conference in Colorado Springs EVENTS OF […]
A listener wrote, “It seems like I see fewer people drinking soda and more drinking water. Is this really true?”
Medications called statins are taken to lower cholesterol and are very effective, but statin therapy isn’t for everyone. Another answer may be sitting on a grocery store shelf.
Shock, guilt, disbelief … just some of the emotions parents feel when they find out their child is using illegal drugs. If you want to avoid this in your own home, I have a secret that can help – talking to your teen.
For many of us, dieting is an eternal battle. Now new research is showing it may also be an internal battle: Your eyes look at the chocolate, your brain says you want it, and then your stomach conspires against you.
After so many studies touting the health benefits of tea, you may feel like your coffee isn’t worth beans. But this may perk you up – coffee delivers a lot more than a boost to your day.
A listener writes, “I’ve heard breastfeeding can actually make my baby smarter. Is that true?”
Wise moms have known for years that “A spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go down.” Now, companies are selling flavors like chocolate, cherry and strawberry – all to help kids swallow bad-tasting medicines.
If you’re trying to lose weight or be the fittest you can be, you may need to exercise … less?
Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: Family Update Dr. Walt and Barb teaching at an upcoming Marriage Conference in Colorado Springs Publication Updates 1) Article in Significant Living 2) The Ultimate Girls’ Body Book Broadcast Updates 1) How to Cherish Your Wife 2) Medical News You Can Use Events of the Last […]
I’m not surprising anyone by saying if you’re short on sleep, you’ll be tired the next day – and that affects everything from your job to your relationships. But did you know less sleep could mean more weight gain?
In some schools, there has been a greater emphasis on academics—but are we building our kids’ brains while hurting their bodies?
A listener asks, “I’ve heard that over-the-counter painkillers may be bad for my heart. Could this be true?”
Would you serve your kids three quarter pound hamburgers for dinner? Probably not. But they could eat the nutritional equivalent the next time you enjoy your favorite pizza.
Sugar-free foods and diet sodas are easy ways to cut calories. However, the latest news on a popular artificial sweetener may leave a sour taste in your mouth.
Forget that coffee break — a tea break may also lead to better health.
Are there are times in life where you feel like you’re going in reverse? Well, when it comes to some exercise, it may actually be a good thing.
Sorry cat lovers. I know you’re fans of your felines, but when it comes to better health, dogs may have something to bark about.
A listener says, “it seems like most doctors have an axe to grind when it comes to dietary supplements. What’s the big deal?”
You may have heard how hungry grocery shoppers spend more. But hitting the store on an empty stomach isn’t just draining your wallet, it’s stretching your waist.
Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: Family Update Barb and I are teaching at an upcoming Marriage Conference in Colorado Springs Publication Updates 1) Medical News You Can Use 2) The Ultimate Girls’ Body Book Broadcast Updates 1) The Ultimate Guys’ Body Book Broadcast on Focus on the Family Letter From a […]
I find it hard to believe, but this is my 2,618th blog. My first post was on March 31, 2008. And, for four years I posted a once or twice daily “Medical News You Can Use” blog. However, I’ve been on a hiatus since the end of 2012. But now, starting on Monday, September 2 , […]
I have found the Web site, KevinMD, to be a reliable source of medical and health information. So, when I read their expose on “The disturbing link between high fructose corn syrup and honey,” I thought my readers might find it instructive.
For our friends in Colorado, Barb and I hope you’ll consider attending our “His Brain, Her Brain” marriage conference at the Glen Eyrie Castle in Colorado Springs on Friday evening, September 13, and Saturday, September 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 […]
Barb and I hope you’ll take a listen to our interview with Dr. Tim Clinton on his national radio program, “Life, Love and Family.” Our interview, titled “The Male and Female Brain,” can be heard here.
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 […]