Monthly Archives: May 2008

Dr. Walt’s Take on the Health Headlines – May 30, 2008

Here are my takes on some of today’s health headlines: Vitamin D for babies may prevent type 1 diabetes A new systematic review reports to have “the strongest evidence to date” that supplemental vitamin D in babies and children may … Continue reading

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Health Headlines

Baby Born After Rare Ovarian Pregnancy Mediterranean Diet May Ward Off Type 2 Diabetes High Heels, Flip-Flops: Both Types of Footwear Can Cause Injuries and Leg Pain

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Best Treatment for Vertigo Is Easiest One Gum disease may raise cancer risk, study finds Teens OK with community-based weight loss program

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Dr. Walt’s Take on the Health Headlines – May 28, 2008

Please let me know if you like this type of entry or not. Your feedback will be very helpful to me. Best Treatment for Vertigo Is Easiest One

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Final Report from Myanmar Team

Now that a team of courageous family physicians is safely out of Myanmar, I can release to you their report of their trip. The team of Christian family physicians and other healthcare professionals originated at the only Christian Family Medicine … Continue reading

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Vaccine Myth #7: Vaccines Weaken the Immune System

Natural infection with certain viruses can weaken the immune system. So when children are infected with one virus, they can’t fight off other viruses or bacteria as easily. This happens most notably during natural infection with chicken pox or measles. Children … Continue reading

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Are chimps persons? Do plants have human dignity? Soon, they might!

A couple of amazing bioethics stories caught my attention this Memorial Day weekend — a holiday in which we celebrate and honor the sacrifice of incredibly brave men and women who fought across Europe and the Pacific for our freedom … Continue reading

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Health Headlines

Bible guides some in fitness routines Premature babies ‘need cuddles’ Just Like Skin, Eyes Can ‘Burn’ in Strong Sun Dermatologists Make a Case Against Indoor Tanning

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Dr. Walt’s Take on the Health Headlines – May 26, 2008

Here are Dr. Walt’s comments on today’s health headlines Bible guides some in fitness routines

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Remembering my Dad on Memorial Day

It wasn’t until after his death, in 2003, that my brothers and I learned of our father’s bravery and courage in World War II. Philip B. “Larry” Larimore, Jr., fought in Italy, France, and Germany, before losing his leg – … Continue reading

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Family Physicians in Earthquake Ravaged China – Report #2

Last week I posted a report from my friend, Chris Place, M.D., from the Hope Medical Clinic is Macao, China, about a team he was leading in the earthquake ravaged area of Chendu, China. Here are Chris’ sobering diary entries … Continue reading

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Team of Family Physicians in Myanmar – Report #5

Here is the 5th update on the brave young team of family physicians who crossed the border from Thailand into Myanmar to serve the victims of the cyclone. This message is from the wife of the team leader: The team … Continue reading

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Health Headlines

McCain Appears Cancer-Free, Healthy Experts Revisit Food Additives and ADHD Woman Wakes After Heart Stopped, Rigor Mortis Set In Oral hormone therapy pills double clot risk: study

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Dr. Walt’s Take on the Health Headlines – May 23, 2008

Here are Dr. Walt’s takes on today’s health headlines McCain Appears Cancer-Free, Healthy Three-time cancer thriver (not just survivor), John McCain appears cancer-free, has a strong heart, and is in otherwise general good health, according to eight years of medical … Continue reading

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Tragedy in the Stephen Curtis Chapman Family

  By now, I suspect most of you have read or heard about the incredibly painful and tragic news in what was meant to be a celebratory week for the family of Christian musician Stephen Curtis Chapman.  According to Jim … Continue reading

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Team of Family Physicians in Myanmar – Report #4

  Here is the 4th update on the brave young team of family physicians who crossed the border from Thailand into Myanmar to serve the victims of the cyclone. This message is from the wife of the team leader:

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Health Headlines

High-Magnification Endoscopes May Revolutionize GI Imaging Kennedy’s Brain Tumor ‘Very Bad News’ U.S. ads push patients to shop for hospitals Germany Officials Outraged Over British Vote for Hybrid Human Cloning

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Dr. Walt’s Comments on the Health Headlines – May 21, 2008

  Please let me know if you like this type of entry or not. Your feedback will be very helpful to me. HAS PARLIAMENT IN BRITAN GONE CRAZY? Earlier this week, the British Parliament voted on an amendment to allow … Continue reading

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Team of Family Physicians in Myanmar – Report #3

  Dr. Walt has received another report from a spouse of one of the team members of the Family Physicians from the U.S. that crossed the Thailand border into Myanmar and are providing medical mission work in the devastated delta … Continue reading

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Family Physicians in Earthquake Ravaged China

  Dr. Walt went to medical school with a college friend, Keith Morgan. They have been dear friends ever since. Dr. Morgan and his wife, Cindy, have been serving as medical missionaries in Macao, China, for almost 30 years. Part of … Continue reading

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Vaccine Myth #6: It’s Better to Be Naturally Infected Than Immunized

It is true that natural infection almost always causes better immunity than vaccination. In fact, only the Hib and tetanus vaccines are better at inducing immunity than natural infection. Natural infection causes immunity after just one infection, but vaccines usually … Continue reading

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U.S. Family Physicians in Myanmar – Report #2

  Dr. Walt has received this report from a spouse of one of the team members of the brave U.S. Family Physicians that have crossed the Thailand border into Myanmar and are providing medical mission work in some of the … Continue reading

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Health Headlines

Google releases Google Health for medical records Brave young Myanmar doctors head to disaster zone Critics Slam Boston Doctor Who Offers Sex Change Treatment to Kids Vitamin D may lower breast cancer risk

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Brave Young U.S. Doctors in Myanmar Send Secret Note

  Dr. Walt has been made aware of a group of young Christian family medicine physicians and healthcare professionals from the United States who have made their way across the Thailand-Myanmar border to provide emergency medical relief for the victims … Continue reading

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