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July 3, 2009

Routine Prostate Cancer Screening May Be More Harmful Than Helpful

Most of my male patients are confused about all the recent information for and against prostate cancer screening using the PSA blood test. What’s the latest […]
July 2, 2009

A Vaccine for the H1N1 Swine Flu: The Race is On — And What it May Mean for You

The U.S. is racing to make huge supplies of swine flu vaccine — and trying to figure out who needs it most — even as the […]
July 2, 2009

How to feed your baby right, even before birth

Our daughter-in-law, Jennifer, and son, Scott, are expecting their second child (our second grandchild) in November. So, if you’ve noticed an increase in prenatal posts in […]
June 29, 2009

Helping Your Child Accept a New Pair of Glasses

Some children may resist wearing eyeglasses, despite the resulting improvement in vision, school work and even extracurricular sports. So, here are some tips from the Cleveland […]
June 29, 2009

In summer, kids need real play time

According to a wonderful report in USA TODAY, if you’re looking for ways to get your children to move more this summer, show them the games […]
June 26, 2009

Should a new mom rush to lose those extra pounds gained during pregnancy?

Most new moms will weigh more after delivery of the new baby that they did prior to becoming pregnant. And, most new moms are concerned about […]
June 26, 2009

Bone Density Scans May Be Useless in Osteoporosis Drug Therapy

Healthcare professions should not bother with bone mineral density (BMD) testing in postmenopausal women during the first three years of drug (bisphosphonate) therapy for osteoporosis, Australian […]
June 24, 2009

First Review of Dr. Walt’s First Novel – It’s called a “fast-paced super thriller”

My first novel, co-written with my dear friend, Paul McCusker, will be out in mid August. It’s called “TSI: The Gabon Virus” and will be published […]
February 1, 2011

Prayer May Help Victims of Domestic Abuse

Patients use prayer as part of healing process Prayer teaches coping methods for the victims of domestic abuse and allows an outlet for dealing with a […]
February 1, 2011

Larimore Family Newsletter – February 2011

World-wide attention focused on Shell in January 1956 at the news of the disappearance of Saint and four other missionaries – Jim Elliot, Pete Fleming, Ed […]
February 2, 2011

Does postmenopausal estrogen plus progestin therapy increase breast cancer risk?

It’s not rare for my female patients who are in menopause to ask whether postmenopausal estrogen plus progestin therapy increases breast cancer risk. We used to think […]
February 2, 2011

EPA says saccharin not a threat after all

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finally and completely dropped the artificial sweetener saccharin from its list of substances that were possibly hazardous. Here are […]
February 2, 2011

‘Beauty sleep’ turns out to be true, says study

The idea of people needing “beauty sleep” has acquired some scientific backing, according to a Swedish study. People deprived of sleep for long periods appear less attractive […]
February 4, 2011

Girls who walk/bike to school do better in tests

In my book, SuperSized Kids: How to protect your child from the obesity threat, I explain that schools that have cut back on recess and physical […]
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