Alternative Medicine

April 7, 2022

“At First Light” WWII book receives a very positive first review at its World Premiere

Barb and I are in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for the World Premiere of my WWII book about my dad’s heroism and exploits as the youngest front-line […]
April 6, 2022

If you’re aged 19 to 59 there’s a new vaccine recommended for you

HealthDay reports that “hepatitis B (HepB) vaccination should be administered to all adults aged 19 to 59 years and to those aged 60 years or older with […]
April 5, 2022

Study links exclusive breastfeeding to lower infection risk in infants

We know that the benefits to infants that are exclusively breastfed are myriad. A new study looks at the impact of breastfeeding on the risk of […]
April 4, 2022

Holy guacamole! Could eating avocado reduce CVD risk?

CNN reports that “eating avocados reduced the risk of” cardiovascular disease (CVD) “in both men and women, including when eaten in place of butter, cheese or processed […]
April 3, 2022

Attention Baton Rouge and New Orleans Friends – World Premiere of “At First Light” This Week

For those of you in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, or environs, I’m happy to announce that the World Premiere of my next book, At First Light: A […]
April 2, 2022

SNEAK PEAK – Part One – 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 […]
April 1, 2022

Monthly Family Update – April 2022

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: At First Light World Premiere next week at LSU in Baton Rouge “Ask Dr. Walt” in Today’s Christian […]
March 31, 2022

Alternative sweeteners in drinks may help with weight and diabetes risk

For people who are at risk for or have diabetes, drinks sweetened without sugar may help with overall sugar intake, according to a new study.
May 25, 2011

Problems discovered with vitamin D supplements

Many consumers do not realize that natural medications (herbs, vitamins, and supplements) are essentially unregulated in the U.S. Without the wonderful work of several independent quality […]
June 7, 2011

Infants are being given potentially harmful herbal supplements

About one in ten infants are given unregulated and potentially unsafe herbal products or teas by their moms.
June 15, 2011

Feds issue warning to makers of unproven STD treatments

The AP reports, “Federal health officials are cracking down on bogus pills and supplements that their makers claim will cure or prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) like […]
June 16, 2011

Pediatric society rejects ‘personal belief’ exemption for vaccination of kids

Research has shown that children who are exempted from vaccinations have a 35-fold higher risk for measles, a 23-fold higher risk for pertussis and a nine-fold […]
June 23, 2011

White mulberry for type 2 diabetes

For some strange reason, I’ve had more folks searching my web site for “white mulberry for diabetes. So, here’s my take on the topic.
June 30, 2011

Flaxseed does not help reduce hot flashes

A new study is showing that flaxseed is NOT associated with a significant reduction in hot flashes for women with menopausal symptoms or breast cancer survivors […]