Bioethics

December 3, 2011

Follow Dr. Walt on Twitter

You can now follow Dr. Walt on Twitter: @WaltLarimore.
December 2, 2011

Soda consumption linked to violent behaviors in teens

The Washington Post “Checkup” blog reports, “Teenagers who drink soda are more likely to carry a weapon and act violently, according to new and somewhat shocking research […]
December 1, 2011

Lack of sleep linked to obesity in teens

In my book, SuperSized Kids: How to protect your child from the obesity threat, I explain to parents how there are three keys to prevent or treat […]
December 1, 2011

Many young adults may have undetected atherosclerosis

  In my book, SuperSized Kids: How to protect your child from the obesity threat, I stunned many readers when I wrote, “In obese children, their vascular age […]
November 30, 2011

Tanning bed use linked to increased skin cancer risk

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports that “the more you use a tanning bed, the higher your risk of deadly skin cancers, according to research […]
November 29, 2011

If you don’t vaccinate your kids, should your kids be kept away from school, team sports, and youth groups? I vote “yes”!

I’ve told you in the past that when parents choose to not vaccinate their children, not only are their children at risk, but so are other […]
November 29, 2011

CDC recommends boys be vaccinated against HPV

Coverage of the decision by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) to expand its recommendation for the Human […]
November 28, 2011

Stretching key to yoga’s back pain relief

According to a recent study, yoga can help improve symptoms of chronic lower back pain, but it’s likely not any spiritual or meditation component that does […]
July 11, 2010

My Family, or the Poor?

In times of economic difficulty, charitable organizations and faith communities all report a significant drop off in giving. I know that at our Mission Medical Clinic, […]
July 12, 2010

The Amazing Story of Anastasha – Part 2

Last week, I began to share with you the story of a wonderful, yet unborn, little girl named Anastasha. You can read the first part of […]
July 15, 2010

Dr. Walt in an Online Documentary Revealing Abortifacient Effects of the Pill

July 14, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Filmmaker Trent Herbert has produced a well-researched documentary called “28 Days on the Pill” that exposes the abortifacient properties of the […]
July 15, 2010

Who should I give money to? Anyone who asks?

Last week I blogged on the topic of “My Family, or the Poor?” The blog was based upon a devotional by my dear friend, Al Weir, […]
July 19, 2010

The Amazing Story of Anastasha – Part 3

Thanks to Dr. Steiner and Kate for thoughtful and encouraging comments on Part 2 of Anastasha’s story. You can find their comments here. I’m hoping others […]
July 26, 2010

The Amazing Story of Anastasha – Part 4

I don’t have any medical updates this week from Craig and Tonya DeLisi about their unborn child Anastasha. Those of you following their journey know that […]