Alternative Medicine

May 11, 2022

Long COVID – Another reason for the vaccine instead of natural infection

CNN reports that “emerging research suggests that a small portion of people who now live with long COVID may have shown no COVID-19 symptoms at all when […]
May 10, 2022

Study: Vegetarian diets appear to be healthy for growing children

HealthDay reports, “Vegetarian diets are a healthy choice for growing kids – though they may slightly raise the odds of youngsters being underweight, a … study suggests.”
May 9, 2022

Study compares COVID-19 cognitive effects to 20 years of natural brain aging

A small study published in eClinicalMedicine reported that cognitive impairment caused by severe COVID is equivalent to 20 years of aging or the loss of 10 IQ […]
May 8, 2022

Very nice article featuring my dad and the book about his heroics – At First Light

Last Sunday, I was so pleased to be reading our local newspaper, the Pulitzer-Prize-Winning Colorado Springs Gazette, when I came across an unexpected surprise – a […]
May 7, 2022

SNEAK PEAK – Part Six – At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing Horse

With the permission of my publisher, for the month of April, I’m giving you a SNEAK PEEK of the first five chapters of my latest book […]
May 6, 2022

Vaping may lead to inflammatory changes in organs

Studies in humans and animals have found that using e-cigarettes can contribute to inflammatory changes in the heart, brain, colon, and lungs. A new study of mice […]
May 5, 2022

Too much vitamin C potentially dangerous

ConsumerLab.com is reporting on an observational study among nearly 10,000 adults (average age 46) in the U.S. who were followed for about 10 years that found […]
May 4, 2022

COVID Vaccines saved 2.2M lives in U.S. in over 15 months

Efforts to vaccinate the U.S. population against COVID-19 prevented an estimated 17 million hospitalizations, more than 2.2 million deaths, and nearly $900 billion in health care […]
August 3, 2009

Preventive Probiotics Cut Cold Symptoms in Kids

When given preventively over the winter months, probiotics reduce fever, cough, and runny noses in children, researchers said in a new study. They found that a […]
August 17, 2009

Vegans may have low calcium intake which could impact bone health

If you’re a vegan, you likely know the necessity of taking B12 supplements. Now, you may need to add a calcium supplement to your regimen. More […]
August 23, 2009

Hormones beat botanicals for hot flashes but memory may suffer

My patients suffering with perimenopausal or menopausal symptoms often wonder about the safety and effectiveness of hormone therapy or botanicals (such as black cohosh and red […]
September 2, 2009

Acai Berry Supplements. Super fruit or super rip off?

A reader wrote, “I would like to see Dr. Walt do a blog topic on the claimed health benefits, to include weight loss, from taking Acai […]
September 13, 2009

Faith-Based Health and Healing – Part 5 – What Causes Sickness?

Theologians tell us that, in one sense, from a Biblical perspective, all sickness has its ultimate origin in sin because human suffering stems from the fall […]
September 29, 2009

Does cinnamon help for diabetes?

I had a patient this week tell me she had heard that cinnamon would help treat diabetes. Could that be true?