1 Samuel

September 24, 2022

Saturday Book Report – “At First Light” featured in Baton Rouge Advocate

Upon arising last Saturday morning, I found my phone was blowing up with messages and emails from around Louisiana informing me of a huge article in […]
September 23, 2022

Did you know ultra-processed food increases the risk of cancer, heart disease, and premature death?

CNN reported, “Eating a lot of ultra-processed foods significantly increases men’s risk of colorectal cancer and can lead to heart disease and early death in both […]
September 22, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – Do Bad Genes Doom Me?

Dear Dr. Walt, I read your column and enjoy it, and you’re always harping on us readers to improve our health. But, my family has really poor […]
September 21, 2022

Nightly sleep duration associated with overweight and obesity among adolescents

Healio reported, “Adolescents who sleep fewer hours at night had a higher prevalence of overweight and obesity compared with those who slept for the guideline-recommended eight hours […]
September 20, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – Kissimmee Tales Part 7

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 19, 2022

Two studies, one finding: Keep walking to prolong life

The UPI reported that walking and physical activity can dramatically reduce the risk of premature death.
September 17, 2022

Saturday Book Report – “At First Light” named FINALIST in FIVE Page Turner Book Award Categories

The Page Turner Awards’ judges considered almost 1,000 nominations for their International Book Awards. My WWII book, At First Light , was nominated. So, what happened?
September 16, 2022

Breastfeeding beneficial for heart health of mom and baby

A statement by the American Heart Association (AHA) highlighted that breastfeeding provides many heart-healthy benefits for babies AND mothers.
October 9, 2019

For the ear tests words as the tongue tastes food

Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into […]
November 3, 2019

May the Lord give you children

I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him. … God has surely listened and has heard my prayer.
November 5, 2019

Now to the unmarried and the widows I say …

For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is […]
November 6, 2019

The woman conceived and sent word saying “I am pregnant”

Early the next morning they arose and worshiped before the Lord and then went back to their home. (He) made love to his wife, and the […]
November 12, 2019

I prayed and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him

When I was in distress, I sought the Lord; at night I stretched out untiring hands, and I would not be comforted. … I waited patiently […]
November 14, 2019

The Lord sends poverty and wealth; he humbles and he exalts

You, Lord, are a shield around me, my glory, the One who lifts my head high. … So neither the one who plants nor the one […]