Monthly Archives: January 2009

Podcast – 1-27-09 – WOLC

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Podcast – WDBO – 1-28-09

[display_podcast] Central Florida’s Morning News with Jim Turner NewsTalk 580 WDBO Orlando, FL Hear Dr Walt every Wednesday Morning at 8:45 am at www.wdbo.com

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Podcast – 1-28-09

[display_podcast] Moody Radio Florida Where You Turn. For Life. Listen live online at: www.MoodyRadioFlorida.fm

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Podcast – 1-20-09

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Faith-Based Health and Healing – Part 2 – What Value Should We Place on Our Health?

Good Health Can Become an Idol Many of the more recent controversial developments in conventional medicine (cloning, assisted suicide, embryo research) have arisen because some believe that the purpose of life is to promote life itself — and not just … Continue reading

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Tips on how to decide on a company health insurance plan

  By and large, the chance to change insurance plans came and went for many people several months ago. But new employees of companies offering healthcare get a second chance to choose a plan that best suits them in terms … Continue reading

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Want to get healthy? Will exercising 7 minutes a week work? How about 3 minutes?

One of the things people tell me is most difficult for them when it comes to starting to exercise regularly is just getting started. Now a study published in the journal BioMed Central Endocrine Disorders suggests that people unable to … Continue reading

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New Study Confirms that Mercury-Based Vaccines Don’t Hurt Children and are Safe

A new study from Italy adds to a mountain of evidence that a mercury-based preservative, thimerosal, once used in most vaccines doesn’t hurt children, offering much, much more reassurance to parents. More Information:

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Astounding You Tube Prolife Video Viewed over 250,000 Times in Three Days

Before I tell you about this extraordinarily well-done and astonishing ad, take a look at it here. After you’ve viewed it, read below to learn more about it. More information:

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Is It a Cold or Sinus Infection? How to Tell the Difference

One of the most common questions I get during my live radio interviews around the country is about the difference between colds and sinus infections and how to treat them. I hope this information will be helpful for you and … Continue reading

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Faith-Based Health and Healing – Part 1 – What does the Bible say about health?

I co-wrote a best-selling and evidence-based book on alternative and complimentary medicine with my good friend, Dónal O’Mathúna, PhD, titled, Alternative Medicine: The Christian Handbook (the options, the claims, the evidence, how to choose wisely). We had a chapter in … Continue reading

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Cheap strategies to improve your health in tough economic times

During difficult economic times, we all have to develop strategies to be better stewards with the money we have. But, tough economic times don’t mean that you have to shortchange your health. Here are some tips how to not only … Continue reading

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Cold Weather May Raise Your Blood Pressure

Here’s a fact that most people do not know – when the temperature drops outside, blood pressure appears to rise. This information is critical for those with high blood pressure, a family history of high blood pressure, and for older … Continue reading

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Doctor Is Rallying Resistance to the Antivaccine Crazies

A new book defending vaccines, written by a doctor infuriated at the claim that they cause autism, is galvanizing a backlash against the antivaccine movement in the United States. But, according to the New York Times, there will be no … Continue reading

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What a woman’s heart needs, at every age

Heart disease is the number-one killer of women in the US. While 8 million women have it,  you can take specific steps to protect your heart starting at an early age. What’s more, a new study shows that in recent … Continue reading

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Podcast 1-7-09 Moody Radio Florida

[display_podcast] Moody Radio Florida Where You Turn. For Life. Listen live online at: www.MoodyRadioFlorida.fm

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Podcast 1-7-09 WDBO

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Podcast 1-6-09 WOLC

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Majority of Docs Believe In Miracles

A new national study among 1,134 physicians revealed that the majority (72%) believe that miracles have occurred in the past and 70% believe that they can occur today. In addition, 69% indicated that religion is a reliable and necessary guide … Continue reading

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The Silent Scream – Fish feelings and pain in preborn humans

  Fish feel pain — at least according to a study by British scientists.  The researchers injected acetic acid or bee venom into the lips of rainbow trout and then watched how the fish behaved. I must admit, I didn’t even … Continue reading

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Debunking The Myth of “Detoxification”

Medical News Today has a report from a group of over 300 young UK scientists and engineers who investigated the evidence behind claims made for products and diets. The group has started a public awareness campaign by publishing a dossier … Continue reading

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Dr. Walt’s Most Popular Blogs of 2008

If you follow Dr. Walt’s blogs, you might be interested in his most popular posts of the last year. Or, if you’re new to this blog, here’s what you missed. More Information:

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Doctors Debate Delayed Vaccine Schedule

There are fears among some parents that the current regimen of infant vaccinations involves too many vaccines too soon. Adding to these fears is Dr. Robert Sears, a pediatrician in Capistrano Beach, Calif., who in October 2007, published “The Vaccine … Continue reading

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