Monthly Archives: May 2013

Medical Marijuana Update #2

The use, abuse, and prescription of medical marijuana is, no doubt, an evolving landscape. I have a chapter on medical marijuana in my book, Alternative Medicine: The Christian Handbook (endorsed by the Christian Medical Association). Now, here’s an excellent update … Continue reading

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The ABCD’s of Parenting – Part 7

This is the seventh part in a series excerpted from my book God’s Design for the Highly Healthy Teen. DISCIPLINE We now come to the fourth letter—D for “Discipline.” Lifting up our teens with affirmation, blameless love, and connectedness is … Continue reading

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MEDIA ALERT – Dr. Walt and Barb discuss marriage on Everyday Relationships radio program tomorrow

My and Barb’s interview with Dr. Greg Smalley and Susie Larson about our book, His Brain, Her Brain: How divinely designed differences can strengthen your marriage will be broadcast around the U.S. tomorrow, Tuesday, May 28. You can find information about the broadcast here.This … Continue reading

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

This weekend, 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 … Continue reading

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Medical Marijuana Update #1

The use, abuse, and prescription of medical marijuana is a concern of most primary care physicians and a topic we are not infrequently asked about. As a writer and teacher of healthcare professionals, I am often asked to address the … Continue reading

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The ABCD’s of Parenting – Part 6

This is the sixth part in a series excerpted from my book God’s Design for the Highly Healthy Teen. CONNECTING WITH THE WORKADAY WORLD If your teen is not overscheduled and you feel good about the family connectedness, then part-time … Continue reading

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Warning Signs of Quackery and Fraud – Part 5

Here’s Part 5, the last of a series from an excerpt from my and Donal O’Mathuna’s book, Alternative Medicine: The options, claims, evidence, how to choose wisely. You find the book here. 21. Does the product you’re considering require advance … Continue reading

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The ABCD’s of Parenting – Part 5

This is the fifth part in a series excerpted from my book God’s Design for the Highly Healthy Teen. CONNECTING WITH FRIENDS … AND MORE FRIENDS Besides connectedness with parents, highly healthy teens need connectedness with highly healthy friends, activities, … Continue reading

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MEDIA ALERT – Speaking and Book Signing in Western North Carolina this weekend

This Saturday, May 18, Barb and I will be attending the Blue Ridge Book Festival on the campus of the Blue Ridge Community College in historic Flat Rock, NC. For those of you within driving distance of western North Carolina, we hope you’ll consider coming to … Continue reading

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Warning Signs of Quackery and Fraud – Part 4

Here’s Part 4 from an excerpt from my and Donal O’Mathuna’s book, Alternative Medicine: The options, claims, evidence, how to choose wisely. You find the book here. 16. Is a therapy encouraged simply because it’s been used for centuries by … Continue reading

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The ABCD’s of Parenting – Part 4

This is the fourth part in a series excerpted from my book God’s Design for the Highly Healthy Teen. CONNECTEDNESS The “C” of the “ABCD’s” of raising highly healthy children and nurturing highly healthy teens is “Connectedness.” It includes connecting … Continue reading

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MEDIA ALERT – Dr. Walt and Barb discuss marriage on Focus on the Family tomorrow

My and Barb’s interview with Jim Daily, President of Focus on the Family, about our book, His Brain, Her Brain: How divinely designed differences can strengthen your marriage, will be broadcast around the U.S. tomorrow, Monday, May 6. You can find … Continue reading

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Warning Signs of Quackery and Fraud – Part 3

Here’s Part 3 of an excerpt from my and Donal O’Mathuna’s book, Alternative Medicine: The options, claims, evidence, how to choose wisely. You’ll find out more about the book here. Next week, I’ll post another five warning signs. 11. Does the … Continue reading

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Larimore Family Newsletter – May 2013

Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: Family Update Speaking and Book Signing (Blue Ridge Book Festival in Flat Rock, NC, on May 18) Publication Updates (Article on vaccines and another print run for my Alternative Medicine book) … Continue reading

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