Run from a Cold

Did you know the average adult gets two to five colds a year? That’s a lot of sneezes, coughs and sniffles. As you load up on over the counter medications or herbs, you may want to exercise another option—exercise.

Larimore Family Newsletter – December 2013

Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: Family Update A Person’s A Person, No Matter How Small Barb and I are teaching a Marriage Conference in Colorado Springs in January The Spiritual History Publication Updates 1) Article on Thrive Through Thanks 2) The Ultimate Girls’ Body Book 3) Letter of Thanks on Becoming […]

The Best Diet

If you’re trying to lose weight, the list of diets to choose from can lead you searching for comfort food. How do you know which one is really the best? It turns out, the answer is up to you.

Give Thanks

One recent Thanksgiving my wife and I sat around the table with a small group of family and friends. One of them asked if we could practice a tradition her family had done for years.

Study: Label changes for cough and cold medicine led to reduced ED visits for young children

Prior to 2007, thousands of children were seen in ERs around the country after taking over-the-counter (OTC) infant cough and cold medications (CCMs) that they should not have taken. Then, October 2007, manufacturers voluntarily withdrew OTC CCMs from the US market. Until now, we didn’t know for sure how much this helped. Now, the data are in […]

FDA to phase out trans fat

News that the FDA plans to eliminate artificial trans fats, which are found in many baked goods, and are said to be responsible for thousands of heart attacks and deaths, met with wide approval from nearly all health experts, including me.

Anti-Vaccine Zealots Denounced in New Republic

Julia Ioffe (a Russian-American journalist and blogger, whose writings have been published by The Columbia Journalism Review, The Washington Post, The New Yorker, Foreign Policy, Forbes, The New Republic and Russia!) has come down with the 100-day cough, also known as whooping cough or pertussis and her career has been immobilized because of the whoops […]

Vitamin Labels

When shopping for vitamins, it can be hard to make the right choice. There are piles of products and a bevy of brands—and is there really a difference? The truth may be a hard pill to swallow.