Monthly Archives: January 2021

Friday’s COVID Vaccine Update — Should I take pain relievers when I get the vaccine?

Patients and friends are asking if pain relievers/fever reducers can be taken to reduce the side effects of the COVID vaccine. Here is a nice summary prepared by my friends at ConsumerLab.com.

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Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Treating Sleeplessness

I enjoy being able to answer questions from the readers of Today’s Christian Living magazine in my “Ask Dr. Walt” column. Here’s a recent Q&A about sleep:

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Friday’s COVID Vaccine Update — Who Should NOT Get Vaccinated?

My friends at ConsumerLab.com have updated their excellent article answering the question: Who Should or Should Not Get Vaccinated with the COVID vaccine?

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Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Advice for Better ZZZs

I enjoy being able to answer questions from the readers of Today’s Christian Living magazine in my “Ask Dr. Walt” column. Here’s a recent Q&A about better sleep:

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Monday Memo — Who’s Who in the World

Wow. I just received a notice that I’ll be listed in the 2021 edition of “Who’s Who in the World.”

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Friday’s COVID Vaccine Update — The Vaccine and Allergies

My friends at ConsumerLab.com have a great update on the COVID vaccine and all the allergies you’ve been hearing about. Below are some details. I use this information to answer questions my patients have about taking th COVID vaccine with … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — The Bible and Doctors

I enjoy being able to answer questions from the readers of Today’s Christian Living magazine in my “Ask Dr. Walt” column. Here’s a recent Q&A about preventive medicine:

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Monday Memo — Dr. Walt Interview with IHI

I have loved serving as a visiting professor at the In His Image Family Medicine Residency Program in Tulsa, OK, a program that trains young family medicine residents for a life of missionary service. Enis Sakirgil, MD, the president of … Continue reading

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Friday’s COVID Vaccine update — Changing the Dosing Schedule for the Vaccine

The news the last couple of days has centered on some experts recommending altering the COVID vaccine schedule approved by the FDA. Using 1/2 doses of the Moderna vaccine in some folks, delaying the second shot in other folks, etc. … Continue reading

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Thursday’s COVID update — Immune Boosters for COVID (the flu and the cold, Part 2)

YOU CAN FIND PART ONE OF THE Q&A HERE. Dear Dr. Walt, I know you support natural medicines (herbs, vitamins, and supplements) that are safe and effective for various conditions. So, what are your thoughts about the cornucopia of over-the-counter … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Immune Boosters for COVID (the flu and the cold, Part 1)

Dear Dr. Walt, I know you support natural medicines (herbs, vitamins, and supplements) that are safe and effective for various conditions. So, what are your thoughts about the cornucopia of over-the-counter products being hawked to boost our immune system to … Continue reading

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Monday Memo — “Fit over 50” book for only $1.99

Greetings and I hope you and yours have a warm, memory-creating, family-filled, healthy, and blessed New Year. To help with those New Year resolutions, I’m delighted to announce that Harvest House Publishers is doing a special $1.99 promotion for my book, … Continue reading

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Monthly Family Update – January 2021

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter:  “The Best Medicine” right at death’s door “Fit over 50” e-book promotion for $1.99 “Colorado Springs Gazette” features Barb and Walt “Who’s Who in the World” features Walt Answers to last month’s … Continue reading

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