Alternative Medicine

October 19, 2022

Exercise boosts immunity against infectious disease

Research indicates that regular exercise may improve immunity against infectious diseases including COVID-19.
October 18, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – Kissimmee Tales Chapter 7B – First Call

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 […]
October 17, 2022

Daily tea consumption tied to numerous health benefits

NBC News reported, “Mounting evidence suggests that drinking several cups of tea per day has numerous health benefits, including lowering one’s risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, […]
October 15, 2022

Saturday Book Report – “At First Light” news story featured around the country

A couple of weeks ago, I told you about a nice article in the Baton Rouge Advocate newspaper about my father and the book I wrote […]
October 14, 2022

U.S. breast cancer death rates fall dramatically

The US mortality rate from breast cancer fell by 43% from 1989 to 2020 driven by improvements in screening, awareness, and treatment.
October 13, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – Do you want to live longer and live better?

Dear Dr. Walt, what do you recommend to people to help them live better and longer? From, Looking for Durability in Delaware.
October 12, 2022

Early risers — who also stay busy — benefit from a better mood and mind

A new study reported that early risers who also stayed active throughout the day performed better on cognition tests and had lower rates of depression.
October 11, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – Kissimmee Tales Chapter 7A – First Call

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 […]
January 5, 2009

Doctors Debate Delayed Vaccine Schedule

There are fears among some parents that the current regimen of infant vaccinations involves too many vaccines too soon. Adding to these fears is Dr. Robert […]
January 5, 2009

Dr. Walt’s Most Popular Blogs of 2008

If you follow Dr. Walt’s blogs, you might be interested in his most popular posts of the last year. Or, if you’re new to this blog, […]
January 7, 2009

Debunking The Myth of “Detoxification”

Medical News Today has a report from a group of over 300 young UK scientists and engineers who investigated the evidence behind claims made for products […]
January 9, 2009

Majority of Docs Believe In Miracles

A new national study among 1,134 physicians revealed that the majority (72%) believe that miracles have occurred in the past and 70% believe that they can […]
January 21, 2009

Faith-Based Health and Healing – Part 1 – What does the Bible say about health?

I co-wrote a best-selling and evidence-based book on alternative and complimentary medicine with my good friend, Dónal O’Mathúna, PhD, titled, Alternative Medicine: The Christian Handbook (the […]
January 30, 2009

Faith-Based Health and Healing – Part 2 – What Value Should We Place on Our Health?

Good Health Can Become an Idol Many of the more recent controversial developments in conventional medicine (cloning, assisted suicide, embryo research) have arisen because some believe […]