Monthly Archives: December 2018

The Most Popular Posts for 2018

My top 20 most viewed blogs in 2018. Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution #3 – Adopt and apply some highly healthy habits

My long-time readers know I’m not big on New Year’s resolutions. But, considering your overall health, here are some items you might want to consider in 2016:

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New Year’s Resolution #2 – Have a small piece of dark chocolate daily

In the past I’ve blogged on How to Make Chocolate a Healthy Indulgence and on the Largest Study to Date Links Chocolate to Lower Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Risk. Now comes another study about the healthful benefits of chocolate.

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New Year’s Resolution #1 – Take the kids out for fast food less often

A highly healthy resolution for your family in 2016 would be to slowly reduce the number of trips you make to fast food restaurants. Why?

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Bryson City Seasons — Walkingstick (Part 2)

This is from the thirty-second chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Seasons, which is the sequel to Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week and that if you do, you’ll be sure … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Is Sugar Really Poisonous?

Dear Dr. Walt, I’ve see a lot of claims on Facebook posts about the dangers of sugar, claiming that it’s more addictive than cocaine, it’s poison, it feeds cancer, etc.  While I know too much sugar is bad for your … Continue reading

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Dr. Walt on Focus on the Family Broadcast on Christmas Day

I wanted to let you know that Focus on the Family is re-airing a Christmas radio special entitled, Reflecting on Christmas Memories, tomorrow, Christmas Day. I am one of the featured guests who shared a favorite Christmas memory on this episode. … Continue reading

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Bryson City Seasons — Walkingstick (Part 1)

This is from the thirty-second chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Seasons, which is the sequel to Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week and that if you do, you’ll be sure … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Family Gatherings and Medical Histories

Dear Dr. Walt, As we head toward the holidays, I think I remember you writing in one of your blogs about using family gatherings to gather information about the medical history of various family members. Am I remembering correctly? If … Continue reading

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Monday Memo — Wonderful Encouragement

In November Barb and I traveled to Louisville and the Southeast Christian Church where we attended and I taught on “Spiritual Interventions in Clinical Care—or How to Become an Everyday Missionary in Healthcare,” at the Global Missions Health Conference. It … Continue reading

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Bryson City Seasons — Mountain Breakfast

This is from the thirty-first chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Seasons, which is the sequel to Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week and that if you do, you’ll be sure … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Knee Pain? CBD or Something Else?

Dear Dr. Walt, Is CBD salve helpful for knee pain? I had a total knee replacement in 2008 and it has always hurt, sometimes worse than the other. I want to make sure topical CBD is safe and pure. —Inflamed … Continue reading

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Monthly Family Update – December 2018

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: Wonderful Encouragement The Blessing of “Snowflakes” Last Month’s Events Upcoming Events

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