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June 10, 2009

Over 90% of online pharmacies may be violating FDA regulations

Buying prescription medications from online pharmacies may seem cheap and easy. But cheap and easy shouldn’t be your top priority when it comes to your health. […]
June 10, 2009

Trustworthy consumer websites for PRESCRIPTION drug info

How can you make informed choices about prescription drugs? For one thing, don’t get all your drug information from ads or labels! So, where can you […]
June 10, 2009

Trustworthy consumer websites for NATURAL MEDICATION info (herbs, vitamins, and supplements)

How can you make informed choices about natural medications (herbs, vitamins, and supplements)? For one thing, don’t get your information from ads or labels! There is […]
June 8, 2009

An easier way to diagnosis diabetes is announced. I highly recommend it.

A blood test physicians use regularly to check the average blood sugar levels in people with diabetes is now being recommended as a tool to diagnose […]
June 8, 2009

When it comes to fast food, how can you make better choices for you and your family?

Fast food may be inexpensive and convenient, but it is often high in calories, fat, sugar, and salt. Being highly processed, it may be low in […]
June 5, 2009

Are your teens having trouble getting to sleep? Many are too caffeinated!

According to a new report in Reuters Health, caffeine-fueled teens are texting, web-surfing, and gaming for hours into the night, which is affecting their alertness and […]
June 5, 2009

Updated pregnancy weight gain guidelines

As a family physician, I had the honor and unmitigated privilege of attending the birth of over 1500 babies in my career. Each one was a […]
June 3, 2009

Larimore Family Newsletter – June 2009 Edition

Family Update Dr. Walt Named in “Guide to America’s Top Family Doctors” Dr. Walt Finally on Facebook Publication Update New Title for Dr. Walt’s First Novel: […]
December 8, 2010

Heavy smoking more than doubles the odds of developing Alzheimer’s

USA Today reports that, according to a study published by the Archives of Internal Medicine, “heavy smoking in midlife more than doubles your odds of developing […]
December 8, 2010

Deficiencies Found in B-Complex Supplements

Tests of B vitamin supplements, including B-complexes and shot-sized energy drinks, revealed problems with the quality of 4 out of 18 products selected for review by […]
December 10, 2010

Pros and cons of the meningitis booster shot recommendation for 16-year-olds

For a number of years, I’ve been recommending the meningitis vaccine for kids at 10 to 11 years of age. I’ve always told parents, right now […]
December 10, 2010

Warning About Pacifiers Containing Honey

One of the joys of my professional life is serving as a member of the visiting faculty of a Christian family medicine residency, In His Image, […]
December 10, 2010

Seniors should get whooping cough vaccine

An across the street neighbor was complaining the other day that her daughter and son-in-law in southern California were not going to let them visit their […]
December 13, 2010

More US adults aware they have hypertension. Do you?

Finally some good news in the recognition and treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension). The AP reports that, according to a report released by the Centers […]
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