Monthly Archives: May 2021

A Memorial Day Remembrance to My Dad and My Hero: Major Philip B. Larimore, Jr.

Today many of us will gather with family and friends for barbecues and picnics to celebrate Memorial Day, the unofficial kickoff to summer. But, at some point between the hot dogs, hamburgers, and volleyball, I hope each of us will take … Continue reading

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My Patients Ask — Are the mRNA COVID vaccines safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women?

The New York Times reported, “When the coronavirus vaccines were first authorized in December, scientists knew little about how well they might work in pregnant women, who had been excluded from the clinical trials.” But what have we learned since?

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One of my best-selling e-books for boys is on sale for $0.99

Like the Energizer Bunny, my best-selling book for boys, Lintball Leo’s Not-So-Stupid Questions About Your Body, just keeps going, and going, and going. And, now an e-book version has gone on sale!

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My Patients Ask — What are COVID vaccine-hesitant Americans concerned about?

The main concerns are about what I call “undocumented vaccine side effects” or, put another way, “bald-faced lies” about the COVID vaccine.

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My Patients Ask — Is COVID vaccine hesitancy increasing?

I’m very happy to report that according to a recent poll, the percent of folks who are hesitant to take the COVID vaccine is plummeting. 

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My Patients Ask — What percent of the U.S. population needs to be vaccinated to provide “herd immunity”?

The New York Times reported, “[COVID] cases are decreasing in the United States, and masks are no longer required everywhere, but the pandemic is not over – and won’t be until younger children can also be vaccinated, epidemiologists said in a … Continue reading

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My Patients Ask — For the 2-shot mRNA COVID vaccines, can I get one shot from Moderna and another from Pfizer?

My Patients Ask — For the 2-shot mRNA COVID vaccines, can I get one shot from Moderna and another from Pfizer?

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“Ask Dr. Walt” on LiftableTV has a surprise early launch

In the past, I’ve told you about my new TV show, “Ask Dr. Walt,” which was scheduled to launch in September 2021 on a new streaming platform, LiftableTV. Well, surprise, surprise, surprise, the network decided to have a “beta” launch … Continue reading

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Dr. Walt and Barb’s Most Difficult Interview Ever

Barb and I have rarely discussed publicly the loss of our four unborn children by miscarrage. However, we did an interview with Dr. James Dobson and another couple that we’d like to share with you.

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Make your own plant-based milk

After my Q&A’s on plant-based “milks,” a reader wrote how she makes these products for her family.

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My Patients Ask — How do I get the right amount of calcium? Food or supplements?

I’m confused about the recommendation to get calcium from food rather than supplements. If one does this with calcium-fortified food (plant-based “milks”, orange juice, dairy products, cereals), wouldn’t that be the same as getting calcium from supplements?

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My Patients Ask — Does being overweight cause cancer?

New research reports that “Obesity and overweight are associated with increased risk of developing several types of cancers.

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My Patients Ask — What supplements work for weight loss?

In my newest book, The Natural Medicines Handbook: The Truth about the Most Effective Herbs, Vitamins, and Supplements for Common Conditions, I conclude, “The bottom line is there is no natural medicine [herb, vitamin, or supplement] that is both safe … Continue reading

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My Patients Ask — What’s the difference between “best before” and “use by” food labels?

If you don’t know the answer, you’re not alone. Many consumers appear to misinterpret “best before” and “use by” food labels.

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How getting the COVID vaccine is like being a “Good Samaritan”

Franklin Graham, son of pioneering televangelist Billy Graham, told his Facebook followers that Jesus Christ would advocate vaccination, basing his interpretation on the biblical parable of the Good Samaritan. Why?

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Watch “Ask Dr. Walt” on LiftableTV

Dr. Walt Larimore is proud to announce that he is part of the LIFTABLEtv launch. Here’s a press release from LiftableTV>

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Listen to my interview on Chris Fabry Live about “The Natural Medicines Handbook”

This week I was interviewed by my friend, Chris Fabry, on his national radio program, “Chris Fabry Live” on the Moody Radio Network about my newest book “The Natural Medicines Handbook.”

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Mediterranean diet improves cognitive function

In my newest book, The Natural Medicines Handbook: The Truth about the Most Effective Herbs, Vitamins, and Supplements for Common Conditions, I have two chapters on brain health where I discuss the MIND and Mediterranean diets and their impact of … Continue reading

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Americans missed nearly 10 million cancer screenings

Just published research indicated there were nearly 10 million cancer screenings missed during the COVID pandemic. Are you one of them?

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Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Can eating almonds reduce wrinkles?

My friend, Tod Cooperman, MD, the founder and president of ConsumerLab.com has provided for us the surprising answer in a recent article of his:

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Coronavirus could be “under control in U.S. this summer”

The CDC in a rather, I think overly optimistic statement, are saying that COVID could be under control in U.S. this summer. But, there’s a HUGE caveat.

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My Patients Ask — What about supplements for the prevention of cancer and heart disease?

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has issued a draft recommendation statement on the use of supplements for preventing cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer. This is huge news!

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My Patients Ask — Are plant-based milks safe?

My friends at ConsumerLab.com reviewed plant-based “milks” comment on the safety of almond milk, soy milk, oat milk, and other plant-based milks.

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My Patients Ask — How do plant-based milks taste?

My friends at ConsumerLab.com reviewed plant-based “milks” rated the taste of almond milk, soy milk, oat milk, and other plant-based milks.

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Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Are Oat, Almond, Soy, and Other Plant-Based Milks Healthful?

My friends at ConsumerLab.com reviewed plant-based “milks” and say that they can be a more healthful alternative to regular milk.

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Pregnant women who receive mRNA COVID vaccine transfer protective antibodies to their babies

HealthDay reported, “Pregnant women who receive the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines appear to transfer protective antibodies to their babies.”

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“Ask Dr. Walt” on Liftable TV — Beta Launch TODAY

Gosh, this actually came as a big surprise to me as I thought the program was launching this fall. But it’s actually “soft” launching TODAY. My “landing page” is here.

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Dr. Walt on “Sunday Night Live” with Kim Weir TONIGHT

I’ll be interviewed by Kim Weir for her “Sunday Night Live” show tonight from 8:00 – 9:00 PM CT. We’ll be discussing my newest book, The Natural Medicines Handbook: The Truth about the Most Effective Herbs, Vitamins, and Supplements for … Continue reading

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Monthly Family Update – May 2021

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: The Natural Medicines Handbook released April 6 The Natural Medicines Handbook soars to #1 on Amazon.com in two categories Janet Parshall’s National Radio Program Coming this fall – “Ask Dr. Walt” on … Continue reading

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Watch Dr. Walt Receive a National Award from CMDA Live TODAY

If you are interested, you can watch live TODAY (May 1, 2021) as Dr. Walt receives the President’s Heritage Award from the Christian Medical and Dental Association at their national convention.

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