Men and women truly see things differently

Marriage and Family Health, Men's Health, Mental Health, Woman's Health
There are still some, particularly ardent feminists, who claim that men and women are innately the same and that gender differences are environmentally acquired. As one researcher wisely observed, "those who still believe this all share one characteristic in common -- they are childless." Now, another study reveals what virtually all of us instinctively understand and appreciate, males and females are as different as night and day. (more…)
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New Moms’ Brains May Grow After Childbirth

Mental Health, Woman's Health
The brains of new mothers actually get bigger within months of giving birth, according to new research. The researchers, most from the Yale University School of Medicine, said that the growth was likely fueled by changes in levels of certain hormones just after birth. They reported finding expansion in areas of the brain associated with behavior and motivation. Here are more details from HealthDay News: The researchers also found that mothers who were most enthusiastic about their babies had more growth in key parts of the mid-brain -- areas linked to maternal motivation, rewards and emotion processing -- than did mothers who were more reserved about their infants. The findings, from a small study reported in Behavioral Neuroscience, suggest that a new mother's desire to look after her baby may be…
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Larimore Family Newsletter – January 2010

General Health
Here are the contents for this month's newsletter: Family Update Publication Update 10 Essentials of Happy, Healthy People available His Brain, Her Brain published in Spanish and in a new Audio Book Events of the last month Upcoming Events Family Update Barb and I had a lovely month at home together for the Christmas holidays. We enjoyed being off the road for a bit and fellowshipping with friends and our church family. During this time I was able to make significant inroads in finishing the manuscript for my first solo novel, tentatively called Hazel Creek. It’s a story about five young sisters who are orphaned in the Smoky Mountain wilderness of western North Carolina in the 1920’s and have to fend off their family farm from an unscrupulous lumber baron.…
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Larimore Family Newsletter – June 2009 Edition

Alternative Medicine, Children's Health, Marriage and Family Health, Medical Missions, Men's Health, Mental Health, Parenting, Woman's Health
Family Update Dr. Walt Named in “Guide to America’s Top Family Doctors” Dr. Walt Finally on Facebook Publication Update New Title for Dr. Walt’s First Novel: The Gabon Virus Dr. Walt writes chapter for Joe Gibbs’ new book: Game Plan for Life Nice Blog Review of Bryon City Seasons and Bryson City Secrets Nice Blog Review of Alternative Medicine: The Christian Handbook Broadcast Update Dr. Walt and Barb to be featured on the Focus on the Family Radio Broadcast in July Events of the last month and Upcoming Events  More Information: (more…)
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His Brain, Her Brain: The Impact upon Patient, Personal, and Professional Relationships

Marriage and Family Health, Men's Health, Mental Health, Woman's Health
In 2008 I was honored to be asked to present this topic to the 36th Annual Conference of the American Academy of Physician Assistants in San Antonio, TX. The talk and the handout were prepared from my and Barb’s book His Brain, Her Brain: How divinely designed differences can strengthen your marriage. I thought you might be interested in seeing a copy of the handout I prepared for the meeting. Feel free to share it with others. More Information: (more…)
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