Alternative Medicine

October 6, 2021

Eating breakfast regularly reduces mortality risks

A recent study found that eating breakfast regularly, especially when the meal included more than 25 grams of fiber, was linked to lower overall and cardiovascular […]
October 5, 2021

Breast milk strengthens the hearts of babies

Breast milk can give preemies’ hearts a big boost, a groundbreaking study suggests.
October 4, 2021

To live longer, walk more

A new study is reporting that folks who took about 7,000 steps a day had a 50 to 70 percent lower risk of premature death from […]
October 2, 2021

Monthly Family Update – October 2021

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: New Episodes of “Ask Dr. Walt” Available at Liftable TV Two New Television Shows feature Dr. Walt (“A […]
October 1, 2021

Watch out for pre-diabetes

About 1 in 3 adults and 1 in 5 adolescents in the U.S. have prediabetes and most are unaware. To help limit progression to diabetes you […]
September 30, 2021

How to Treat Nosebleeds

People often ask how to stop nosebleeds. Here’s the latest from the experts at Prescriber’s Letter.
September 29, 2021

Avoiding Jet Lag

The resurgence of travel will bring questions about jet lag. Here’s the latest from the experts at Prescriber’s Letter for those on trips of three or […]
September 28, 2021

Preventing Kidney Stones

Anyone who has suffered from the excruciating pain of a kidney stone will want to prevent them in the future. Here’s the latest from the experts […]
November 30, 2009

Some herbal supplements associated with dangerous blood lead levels in women

Reuters Health carried a very interesting report indicating that some herbal supplements may boost the levels of lead in the blood of women. A study, published […]
November 30, 2009

Herbal remedies need real regulation

In my best-selling book, Alternative Medicine: The Christian Handbook, I explain the reasons that natural medications (herbs, vitamins, and supplements) received so little regulation in the […]
December 2, 2009

Newly released test show most Milk Thistle supplements are substandard

White Plains, New York — December 2, 2009 — A recent review by ConsumerLab.com of ten milk thistle supplements showed that only one met ConsumerLab.com’s quality […]
December 8, 2009

Many autism therapies are unproven and risky

In a gripping series exploring autism and its treatments, the Los Angeles Times reports that “after reviewing thousands of pages of court documents and scientific studies […]
December 8, 2009

Chelation therapy for autism not only potentially harmful, it’s based on faulty premise

No treatment is more emblematic of the world of alternative therapies for autism than chelation. The influential autism recovery group, Defeat Autism Now, calls removing metals […]
January 6, 2010

Gingko biloba may not be effective in preventing cognitive decline or improving memory

In my best-selling book, co-written with Donal O’Mathuna, PhD, Alternative Medicine: The Christian Handbook, I wrote a chapter on Gingko biloba and said this: While ginkgo […]