brain health

June 1, 2022

Monthly Family Update – June 2022

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: My and Barb’s Annual “Walk for Life” At First Light, the WWII book about my dad was featured […]
May 31, 2022

Steps to help prevent tick or mosquito bites

The Memorial Day weekend, the official start of summer is behind us, so it’s time to begin thinking about summer safety tips. Here’s the latest evidence-based […]
May 29, 2022

MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE – The “Forgotten Front” of WWII

Inspired by a war-scarred field of bright red poppies that he saw in the spring of 1915, Canadian Soldier Lt. Col. John McCrae wrote the powerful […]
May 28, 2022

MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE – Teach the children well

Each Memorial Day weekend, one of my favorite tributes and reminders of what this holiday means comes from my friend, Gary Bauer. I hope his post […]
May 27, 2022

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND TRIBUTE — The “Forgotten Front” of World War II

Here’s an Op-Ed that I submitted to a number of newspapers to run this Memorial Day weekend. I’m hopeful one or more will actually publish it. […]
May 26, 2022

New law outlaws crib bumpers or inclined sleepers for infants

Last week, President Biden, “signed into law legislation that prohibits the manufacture and sale of crib bumpers or inclined sleepers blamed for more than 200 infant […]
May 25, 2022

Good sleep is very important in maintaining weight loss

Research presented at the European Congress on Obesity found that proper sleep could help patients with obesity maintain their weight loss.
May 24, 2022

Studies link Mediterranean diet to improved heart health and mood

For a number of years, the Mediterranean Diet has been rated by U.S. News and World Reports at the top of its “Best Diets Overall,” “The Best […]
March 29, 2022

Light exposure during sleep linked to increased blood sugar and heart rate

I’ve told you in the past that sleeping in a dark room with no light improves sleep and overall health. A new study reported that sleeping for only […]
March 30, 2022

Sleep medicine group cautions permanent DST may lead to health risks

Have you heard about the movement to make daylight saving time (DST) permanent? Some think it’s great. But a number of professional groups are suggesting significant […]
April 8, 2022

Want to boost the intelligence and cognitive ability of your overweight kid?

A new study is reporting that kids that are overweight or obese can get a signicant “brain boost” from exercise.
April 15, 2022

Are plant-based foods really tied to lower risk of cognitive decline? Or not?

All of the research so far seems to say that a plant-based or Mediterranean type diet plays a role in the prevention and treatment of dementia.
April 21, 2022

Fit Over 50 — Dr. Walt with Dr. Dobson on his national Family Talk radio program (Part One)

The broadcast team at Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk let me know that they are re-airing an interview that I recorded with Dr. Dobson in 2019 titled, “Fit […]
April 22, 2022

Fit Over 50 — Dr. Walt with Dr. Dobson on his national Family Talk radio program (Part Two)

The broadcast team at Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk let me know that they are re-airing an interview that I recorded with Dr. Dobson in 2019 titled, “Fit […]