Poor sleep results in academic failures

USA Today reported in “Voices from Campus” that “a small study from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine” found that “the effects of poor sleep can result in academic failures – poor grades, withdrawal from class, etc. – equal to that of students who binge drink or use marijuana.”

America IS something to celebrate

A  Bloomberg poll last year found that just 26% of Americans believe the country is on the right track, while a whopping 66% fell it is on the wrong track. And, according to a Gallup poll of the same vintage, 55% of Americans felt it was likely that today’s children would face a lower standard of living than their parents. […]

Don’t wash your chicken before grilling this July 4th

Grandma taught you. Maybe your mom did too. Really, everyone did it—even Julia Childs. Now I’m telling you to stop. The practice can leave unseen bacteria and germs all over your kitchen, plus may increase your risk of food-borne illness. And the solution runs contrary to everything you’ve been taught. What is this dangerous, controversial practice?

Larimore Family Newsletter – July 2014

Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: One Year Anniversary Thanks to many of you for supporting our “Walk for Life” New “Larimore” tour of Bryson City The Ultimate Girls’ Body Book is still getting great reviews! Events of the last month Upcoming Events

CDC: teen births declined dramatically last year

The Wall Street Journal reports that according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the rate of births to US adolescent girls between the ages of 15 and 19 declined dramatically in 2013 to a record low. In girls ages 15 to 17, birth rates declined a record 68 percent.

Larimore Family Newsletter – June 2014

Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: Laughter is the best medicine Will you support our “Walk for Life”? New “Larimore” tour of Bryson City My newest book, The Ultimate Girls’ Body Book, is available Events of the last month Upcoming Events

Larimore Family Newsletter – May 2014

Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: Signed copies of my newest book, The Ultimate Girls’ Body Book, are available Will you support our “Walk for Life”? Health tips for international travel When Children Die Because They’re Overweight Events of the last month Upcoming Events

Larimore Bi-Monthly Prayer Letter (April 15 – June 14, 2014)

In this prayer letter: PRAYER REQUEST: (1) Walk for Life; and (2) Possible Writing Project EVENTS OF THE LAST TWO MONTHS and EVENTS OF THE NEXT TWO MONTHS PRAISES AND ANSWERS TO PRAYERS: Morning Glory, Evening Grace Devotional PUBLICATIONS: (1) Health tips for international travel; (2) When Children Die Because They’re Overweight; and (3)   The abortifacient effect of […]

CDC: US Autism rates increasing

A report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that one in 68 US children has received a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder. The figures represent a 29 percent increase from two years ago. The increase likely means that more cases are being discovered due to heightened awareness.

When Children Die Because They’re Overweight

I have an article in the January issue of Charisma Magazine entitled, “When Children Die Because They’re Overweight.” You can read the article here. The abstract to the article says, “To develop good health and nutrition practices, children and young people need responsible adult examples.” I hope the article will be helpful to you and your family.