Bioethics

July 18, 2022

Don’t throw out expired COVID home tests

According to an update from ConsumerLab.com, “If you are storing an antigen test for future use, be aware that some have longer shelf-lives (i.e., time from manufacture to […]
July 17, 2022

Sunday Note – Letter to a devastated Christian friend or the redemption of a “broken pot”

In 2019, I had a dear friend that went through an absolutely horrifying experience when a group of his former friends and colleagues promoted now-proved-totally-wrong accusations […]
July 16, 2022

Saturday Book Videos – Coauthor Mike Yorkey referees a “fight” between fans AND the book trailer

I love my coauthor, Mike Yorkey. We’ve collaborated on two books over the last two decades: God’s Design for the Highly Healthy Teen (2004) and At First […]
July 15, 2022

Most women unaware of increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease

The Hill reports, “An overwhelming majority of women are unaware they face an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease compared to men.”
July 14, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – “Sitting Disease” increases risk of chronic illness and premature death

This week’s “Ask Dr. Walt” question comes from “Sofa Bound in South Carolina.” Dear Dr. Walt, my family doctor said I must start exercising. She said it […]
July 13, 2022

Dr. Walt’s books are all on sale at Amazon Prime Day today

Prime Day is Amazon’s annual deal event exclusively for Prime members, featuring epic deals on top brands. It’s also an opportunity to pick up most of […]
July 12, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – The joy of caring for the Little Ones (Part 2)

Besides keeping my practice youthful, the children I cared for kept me young as well. I hope you will enjoy a few stories about these “Little Ones” […]
July 11, 2022

Regular dental care reduces health risks and care costs

Research from the Mayo Clinic suggests that regular preventive dental care can help reduce the risk of significant, costly health problems in people who have coronary […]
June 13, 2008

New York Lets Troubled Kids Choose Their Gender

  CitizenLink is reporting that the New York’s Office of Children and Family Services, which runs the state’s juvenile-detention centers, has quietly adopted new rules for […]
June 13, 2008

AMA to consider endorsing undercover patients

  USA Today is reporting that the ethics council of the American Medical Association is pressing the doctors group to endorse the practice of undercover patients. […]
June 13, 2008

British Teenager Becomes 14th Woman to Die From Dangerous Abortion Drug

  LifeNews is reporting another death of a woman from an abortion drug. Eight women in the United States have died from the Mifepristone abortion drug, […]
June 16, 2008

American Medical Association Attacking Pro-Life Pharmacists on Plan B Drug

LifeNews is reporting that The American Medical Association is coming under criticism for attacking pro-life pharmacists and others who want to opt out of dispensing objectionable […]
June 16, 2008

Catholic Bishops Opposr Embryonic Stem Cell Research

LifeNews is reporting that the nation’s Catholic bishops followed through on their desire to put forward an initial statement opposing embryonic stem cell research. They voted […]
June 16, 2008

Most Cancer Doctors Avoid Saying It’s The End

An AP story is reporting, “Many people do not get … straight talk” about cancer “from doctors, who often think they are doing patients a favor […]