Larimore Family Newsletter – January 2013

Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: 1) Family Update 2) Conference Invitations for YOU Barb and I invite you to join us for a Marriage Retreat (2/15-17/13) Healthcare professionals, learn to share your faith at work (2/8-10/13) A Discipleship Conference for Christian Physicians (2/21-24/13) 3) Blog Updates The top 12 health blogs […]

The Richest Man in Town

With all the talk about a “fiscal cliff,” “soaring taxes in 2013,” and “dramatically reduced take-home incomes,” I was reminded of a lesson I learned when I was a young family physicians practicing in Kissimmee, Florida. In fact, earlier this year, Nancy Kennedy, published this story in her book,  Miracles and Moments of Grace: Inspiring Stories […]

A Christmas Story – Part 3

Two days ago, I began a Christmas story that came from my book Bryson City Seasons (Part 1 can be found here and Part 2 here). This is the last of three parts. I hope it’s been a Christmas blessing. And I pray you and yours have a Christ-centered, warm-memory-creating, family-filled Christmas and a Blessed New Year. Related Tags:

A Christmas Story – Part 1

My most popular books, at least based upon sales and letters, are the Bryson City series. In the second book in this series, Bryson City Seasons, I wrote about an encounter with a patient on Christmas 1982 in Bryson City, North Carolina. This weekend I’ll be excerpting the story for you and hope it will be a Christmas […]

Larimore Family Prayer Letter

In the past, these every-other-month prayer letters have only been send to a group of subscribers who faithfully pray for Barb and me and our family. But now we want to share it with those of you who read my blog. And, for those of you to whom prayer is a daily spiritual discipline, we […]

Group recommends sports designation for cheerleading

There was a significant amount of media coverage – with major television network news dedicating more than four and half minutes to the story – on the American Academy of Pediatrics’ recommendation that cheerleading should be designated as a sport. As a former cheerleader (at LSU), I would certainly agree! Related Tags:

Multivitamin use linked to reduced cancer risk

Research linking multivitamin use to reduced cancer risks received extensive coverage, particularly online. The large study of multivitamins found that they may slightly lower a healthy man’s risk of developing cancer. For the study, “researchers gave almost 15,000 male physicians 50 years or over either a multivitamin or a placebo.” Related Tags:

USPSTF recommends against long-term HRT use after menopause

The Wall Street Journal reports that, in findings similar to what it arrived at in 2006, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued an updated recommendation against the long-term use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for women who have undergone menopause. The updated clinical guidelines were published online in the Annals of Internal Medicine. […]

Honoring Our Veterans

Communities across our great country will honor our veterans this weekend. Please take a moment to tell your children and grandchildren about the sacrifices made to ensure that we remain free. Related Tags: