Alternative Medicine

October 26, 2021

What percent of children don’t get enough sleep?

New research reports that about 35 percent of children aged 4 months to 17 years sleep less than recommended for their age. based on parental reporting.
October 25, 2021

Is acetaminophen during pregnancy now considered risky?

Pregnancy can be a time of great joy and expectation for a young family. But a pregnant woman needs to be especially careful of what she […]
October 22, 2021

Shoulder injury after vaccination administration (SIRVA)

Cases of shoulder injury related to vaccine administration, called SIRVA have been reported following COVID-19 vaccination, but these reports are rare and are not exclusive to the COVID-19 […]
October 21, 2021

Plant-rich diet reduces odds for COVID

People who eat plenty of fruits and vegetables may have a somewhat lower risk of COVID than those with unhealthy diets, a new study from the journal Gut […]
October 20, 2021

Vaping common in people with eating disorders

College students who vape appear to be at higher risk of having an eating disorder, a new study suggests.
October 19, 2021

Can dark chocolate improve your mood?

A small study from Korea is reporting that consuming about one-third of an ounce of dark chocolate containing 85 percent cocoa three times daily modestly decreased self-reported indicators […]
October 18, 2021

Lowering brain iron improves brain health

Older adults who regularly eat foods like fish, nuts, and olive oil may have less iron accumulation in their brains, as well as sharper memories, a […]
October 17, 2021

My Newest Television Feature Launched Last Week

I’m delighted to let you know that my second TV feature on Liftable TV launched last week. It’s a daily short feature called “The Daily Apple: Medical […]
February 11, 2012

Do African mango supplements help with weight loss?

African mango supplements are touted to help shed pounds, but do they really work?
February 18, 2012

Black tea may help lower blood pressure

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports, “Drinking three cups of black tea daily over months may help lower blood pressure,” according to research published […]
October 7, 2021

Heart attacks occurring in marijuana users

The American Heart Association warns, “There is no documented benefit of cannabis use for cardiovascular disease prevention or treatment. In addition, there is preliminary evidence that cannabis […]
November 6, 2021

Brain Health Q&A in my “Ask Dr. Walt” column in Today’s Christian Living

I enjoy being able to answer questions from the readers of Today’s Christian Living magazine in my “Ask Dr. Walt” column. Here are my Q&As from the November 2021 […]
November 9, 2021

What supplements help prevent or treat Alzheimer’s or dementia?

ConsumerLab.com warns that some proprietary formulas made up of several dietary supplements may promise more of a benefit than clinical evidence suggests.
April 22, 2022

Fit Over 50 — Dr. Walt with Dr. Dobson on his national Family Talk radio program (Part Two)

The broadcast team at Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk let me know that they are re-airing an interview that I recorded with Dr. Dobson in 2019 titled, “Fit […]