Bioethics

August 20, 2021

Who has lower cardiovascular risk, teetotalers or light drinkers?

Light alcohol consumption has been reported to be cardio-protective among apparently healthy individuals; however, it is unclear whether this association is also present in those with […]
August 19, 2021

Focus on the Family features Dr. Walt and Barb today talking about strengthening your marriage

Focus on the Family is planning to re-air an interview with Barb and me entitled, How Your Differences Strengthen Your Marriage, today, August 19, 2021.
August 19, 2021

Focus on the Family features Dr. Walt and Barb today talking about strengthening your marriage

Focus on the Family is planning to re-air an interview with Barb and me entitled, How Your Differences Strengthen Your Marriage, today, August 19, 2021.
August 18, 2021

Lonely seniors at high-risk to use risky medications

Recent research indicates that lonely seniors are much more likely to take opioid analgesics, sedatives, anti-anxiety drugs, and other medications potentially putting them at increased risk […]
August 18, 2021

Lonely seniors at high-risk to use risky medications

Recent research indicates that lonely seniors are much more likely to take opioid analgesics, sedatives, anti-anxiety drugs, and other medications potentially putting them at increased risk […]
August 17, 2021

Disturbing overlap between long-haul COVID and Alzheimer’s

The findings from multiple studies made public at an Alzheimer’s Association International Conference suggest some worrisome overlaps between long-haul COVID and Alzheimer’s disease.
August 17, 2021

Disturbing overlap between long-haul COVID and Alzheimer’s

The findings from multiple studies made public at an Alzheimer’s Association International Conference suggest some worrisome overlaps between long-haul COVID and Alzheimer’s disease.
August 14, 2021

The American Diet May Be More Deadly Than Smoking

A recent study published in Lancet analyzed the diets of people in 195 countries. Then they estimated the impact of poor diets on the risk of […]
December 17, 2008

The Top 10 Natural Products of the Year

As you’ve read in my recent health headline postings, alternative medicines are used by 38 percent of American adults and nearly 12 percent of children, according […]
December 18, 2008

For Pro-Lifers, an Early Christmas Present from President Bush — regulations to protect the conscience rights of healthcare professionals

President Bush’s days may be numbered, but not his pro-life influence. In a monumental decision that will be felt well into the next administration, the White […]
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

The Silent Scream – Fish feelings and pain in preborn humans

  Fish feel pain — at least according to a study by British scientists.  The researchers injected acetic acid or bee venom into the lips of […]
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 14, 2009

Doctor Is Rallying Resistance to the Antivaccine Crazies

A new book defending vaccines, written by a doctor infuriated at the claim that they cause autism, is galvanizing a backlash against the antivaccine movement in […]