Alternative Medicine

November 21, 2021

Thanksgiving Over the Loss of a Child?

A dear woman, who I don’t know and have never met, Stephanie Anderson, recently lost her little boy, Isaiah, in utero. She has penned a beautiful […]
November 19, 2021

Should you use low-dose aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke?

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has for years recommended that middle-aged and older Americans consider taking low-dose aspirin to prevent a first heart attack […]
November 19, 2021

“The Best Gift” is on a Black-Friday sale already

My latest book, The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons, can be found at a crazy-good Black Friday sale for almost 50% […]
November 18, 2021

As kids increase screen time, their mental health suffers

We know that getting regular exercise and spending less time on screens is good for kids. So, it’s no surprise that researchers discovered that kids who […]
November 17, 2021

More bad news for vapers

Many young adults and teens think that vaping or using e-cigarettes is safe. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth.
November 16, 2021

“The Best Medicine” releases today!

The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons launches today. After you read it, I hope you’ll agree that it’s the perfect gift […]
November 16, 2021

Breastfeeding can dramatically help a mother’s mental health

Besides the long-established benefits of breastfeeding for baby and mom, a new study reports one more: Nursing could help chase the blues away.
November 15, 2021

Tomorrow is the national release of “The Best Gift”

The reviewers love The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons. . I hope you will also.
February 2, 2009

Medical and Spiritual Considerations for Christian Fasting

Here’s the outline of a talk I gave on the medical and spiritual aspects of fasting for Christians. I gave the talk at the National Day […]
February 4, 2009

Radio Listeners ‘Angry as Hornets’ About Dr. Walt’s Comments on Childhood Vaccination

I was being interviewed about childhood vaccination on the KTIS radio station that broadcasts in the Minneapolis and St. Paul area. During the interview I stated, […]
February 6, 2009

Risks of Not Vaccinating Your Children

From 1958 to 1962, over a half a million cases of measles are reported each year. 432 measles-related deaths occur on average each year. But in […]
February 6, 2009

ABCs of Childhood Vaccine Safety

My blog, “Radio Listeners ‘Angry as Hornets’ About Dr. Walt’s Comments on Childhood Vaccination”  raised howls of protest from blog constituents. Many of those who wrote […]
February 18, 2009

Are multivitamins helpful or harmful when it comes to preventing chronic diseases?

According to the LA Times, “a spate of high-profile studies published in the last few years shows that a variety of popular supplements — including calcium, […]
February 20, 2009

Faith-Based Health and Healing – Part 3 – Devout Faith Helps but Does Not Guarantee Good Health

Interest in the connection between faith and health has led to a relatively large number of studies investigating the link. Some religious groups, including some actively […]