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September 14, 2022

Two or more cups of tea a day may reduce premature death risk

MedPage Today reported, “Drinking two or more cups of black tea daily was associated with a 9% to 13% lower risk for all-cause mortality, compared with not […]
September 13, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – Kissimmee Tales Part 6

For the next few months, I’m excerpting chapters from the first of two books about my early years in family medicine in Kissimmee, Florida – The […]
September 12, 2022

Muscle Strengthening: New research shows it’s how often you do it, not how much

ReachMD is asking, “So, should I do muscle strengthening exercises a little bit every day, or for longer once a week?”
September 10, 2022

Saturday Book Report – “At First Light” sells out its first printing

Mike Yorkey and I were delighted to learn that our WWII book about my father’s exploits and heroics, At First Light: A True World War II […]
September 9, 2022

Can a two-minute walk after dinner slash your risk of a silent killer?

ReachMD reported, “Now scientists have actually proved that going for just a two-minute walk after eating can bring with it a host of health benefits.”
September 8, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – Are Electric Bedspreads Safe?

Dear Dr. Walt, can electric blankets cause cancer? — Burrowed in Bed in North Dakota.
September 7, 2022

Nearly half of cancer deaths could be prevented

A new study reported that “globally, nearly half of deaths due to cancer can be attributable to preventable risk factors.”
September 6, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – Kissimmee Tales Part 5

I’m continuing to excerpt for you chapters from the first of two books about my early years in family medicine in Kissimmee, Florida – The Best […]
April 4, 2008

Heart group urges “hands-only” CPR in emergencies

For CPR – kiss “mouth-to-mouth” goodbye The American Heart Association is now recommending what it calls “Hands Only” CPR (chest compressions alone with NO mouth-to-mouth resuscitation). […]
April 4, 2008

Evangelicals less likely to divorce, Barna survey says

Marriage Myth Busted – Divorce Rate NOT 50% A common and oft repeated statement about marriage is that “50% of all marriages end in divorce.” This […]
April 4, 2008

Health Headlines

Pro-Life Groups Bash Barack Obama For “Don’t Punish With a Baby” Comment Heart group urges “hands-only” CPR in emergencies Evangelicals less likely to divorce, Barna survey […]
April 4, 2008

Health Headlines

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Niece Says Abortion is the New Civil Rights Cause Planned Parenthood Report: More Abortions, Fewer Adoptions and Prenatal Care Cardio-metabolic risk can […]
April 4, 2008

Water Myths

Ever heard that you should drink 8 glasses of water a day? When I was researching my book 10 Essentials of Highly Healthy People, I surveyed […]
April 4, 2008

1% Animal, 100% Wrong

This, from the Family Research Council: In the midst of a vicious debate over a U.K. bill that would legalize inter-species embryo experimentation, Newcastle University scientists […]
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