Lamentations

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.
September 30, 2019

List my tears on your scroll—are they not in your record?

Record my misery. … I served the Lord with great humility and with tears. … My eyes pour out tears to God. … Streams of tears […]
October 14, 2019

You will rejoice in the Lord and glory in the Holy One of Israel

Let us rejoice in him. … Rejoicing in the presence of the Lord your God.
October 16, 2019

May your servant rejoice

We rejoice and delight in you. … I rejoice in your promise like one who finds great spoil. … I rejoice in following your statutes as […]
October 27, 2019

Let us lift up our hearts and our hands to God in heaven

Just as Jesus was coming up out of the water, he saw heaven being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove.
November 7, 2019

Remember how the Lord your God led you all the way

The Lord said to Joshua: … “Take up twelve stones from the middle of the Jordan. … In the future when your descendants ask their parents, […]
November 10, 2019

Those who know your name trust in you

For you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you. … But may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who […]