Isaiah

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 Chapter 5 – Back to Nature

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.
September 15, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – Keeping Nail Care Safe

Dear Dr. Walt, what are the health risks of getting a manicure or pedicure? I’ve heard they can spread fungal diseases. Is that true? — Wanting a […]
January 10, 2020

The Old Heart – 3

Each heart knows its own bitterness … Even in laughter the heart may ache, and rejoicing may end in grief.
January 11, 2020

The Old Heart – 4

Among those nations you will find no repose, no resting place for the sole of your foot. There the LORD will give you an anxious mind, […]
January 15, 2020

God’s Desires – 1

Praise be to the LORD your God, who has delighted in you and placed you on his throne as king to rule for the LORD your […]
January 16, 2020

God’s Desires – 2

But go and learn what this means: “I desire mercy, not sacrifice.” For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.
January 17, 2020

Young Men

This sin of the young men was very great in the LORD’s sight, for they were treating the LORD’s offering with contempt.
January 17, 2020

Old Men

Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love and in endurance.