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Monday Memo — “10 Essential of Highly Healthy People” ON SALE!

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One of my best-selling health books, "10 Essentials of Happy, Healthy People: Becoming and Staying Highly Healthy," is now available on sale at Kindle for $3.99 (75% off) for a limited time. You can find it here. Here are some nice endorsements: This is the best book on healthy living I’ve ever read. Its holistic yet practical approach will transform your life. —DAVID STEVENS, M.D., M.A. (Ethics) Executive director, Christian Medical & Dental Associations There are so many people in our society who feel sick because they lack balance and peace in their lives. Dr. Walt offers advice to show all of us the way back to highly healthy living. —BRUCE BAGLEY, M.D. Past president, American Academy of Family Physicians There are so many people in our society who feel…
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Bryson City Seasons — Facing the Music

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This is from the thirty-seventh chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Seasons, which is the sequel to Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends and family to join us. (more…)
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Bryson City Seasons — Lost Boy (Part 2)

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This is from the thirty-sixth chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Seasons, which is the sequel to Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends and family to join us. (more…)
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Bryson City Seasons — Lost Boy (Part 1)

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This is from the thirty-sixth chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Seasons, which is the sequel to Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends and family to join us. (more…)
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Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Is Gardasil (HPV Vaccine) Safe?

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Is Gardasil Safe? Dear Dr. Walt, I just saw a post on Facebook that Gardasil is killing some youngsters and causing autoimmune disease in many others. I know Facebook isn’t exactly a repository of authoritative scientific data, but it did arouse my curiosity because I have heard the same rumors again and again over the years. What are your thoughts about this? —Apprehensive in Alabama (more…)
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Monthly Family Update – February 2019

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Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: Writing Update--Fit Over 50Writing Update--New BooksWriting Update--Columns and BlogsLast Month's EventsUpcoming Events 1) Writing Update--Fit Over 50 I’m so blessed to be able to still do the things professionally I enjoy most: see patients as a family physician and write. Who would have thought when my first book, Alternative Medicine: The Christian Handbook, came out in 2001, that I would be preparing for the release of my 32ndbook, Fit Over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You? I’m expecting to receive the final edits in early February. To my surprise and utter delight, David Stevens, MD, MA (Ethics), who is the CEO for the Christian Medical Association, has agreed to write the foreword, while quite a number of nationally recognized folks…
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Thursday Memo — Snowflake Babies

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In about 2001, while serving as Vice President at Focus on the Family, I did a radio broadcast with Dr. James Dobson about “Snowflake Babies.” These were the unborn, frozen embryos that were left over from couples utilizing artificial reproductive technologies. I've just received some amazing feedback on how the first three "Snowflakes" are doing as they enter adulthood: (more…)
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Bryson City Seasons — One Big Fish

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This is from the thirty-third chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Seasons, which is the sequel to Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends and family to join us. (more…)
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Resolutions 2

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A resolution can be life changing or more dreaded than that leftover holiday fruitcake. If you’ve been working on one for the New Year, here are a few tips for success.  (more…)
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Monthly Family Update – January 2019

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Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: 1) “How to have a crazy good marriage” webinar 2) Lifetime Achievement Award 3) “Fit After 50” Cover Released 4) Last Month’s Events 5) Upcoming Events Barb and I hope you and yours had a Christ-centered, warm-memory-creating, family filled Christmas and have a most Blessed New Year. 1) “How to have a crazy good marriage” webinar Barb and I were privileged to be on a one-hour webinar for the Authentic Intimacy Ministry with Hannah Nitz discussing our book “His Brain, Her Brain: How divinely designed differences can strengthen your marriage.” We had a lot of fun and there were plenty of laughs and “ah-ha’s.” We hope you’ll enjoy it and you can find it at https://tinyurl.com/yc7e335f. 2) Lifetime Achievement Award I received this…
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The Most Popular Posts for 2018

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Of the over 150 blogs I posted in 2018, here are the twenty that received the largest numbers of unique visitors out of the 80,343 who visited this year. Although not all of the blogs were written in 2018, those from earlier years have, in general, been updated. Enjoy! And, a Happy and Healthy New Year to each of you!! 1) My Recommendations for Eliminating Nausea and Vomiting (Morning Sickness) in Pregnancy2) Taking low-dose aspirin and NSAIDs can be a challenge3) Bible Study: The High Calling of Servanthood4) 10 Reasons Married Women May Not Have A Satisfying Sex Life5) If You Are Going to take Fish Oil — here’s how to take the right amount6) Vaccine Myth #13: Vaccinations are made from aborted babies7) Medical and Spiritual Considerations for Christian…
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