Bioethics

July 2, 2022

Saturday Book Report — Amazing PR for my WWII book “At First Light”

Just this week there have been a number of wonderful developments concerning my WWII book about my father and his exploits and heroism. I hope you’ll […]
July 1, 2022

Monthly Family Update – July 2022

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: Video Trailer for At First Light At First Light well-received by readers Article featuring At First Light in WWII […]
June 30, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – Advice for Better ZZZs

Dear Dr. Walt, what are some tips to improve my sleep? —Wanting to Sleep More in Texas
June 29, 2022

Study links optimism to longer lifespan

A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found high levels of optimism were associated with longer life and greater odds of living […]
June 28, 2022

Tuesday Mentor Story – Dr. James Upp and the life-giving power of forgiveness

One of my favorite mentors during my time in medical school was a pediatrician who taught me not by words, but by deeply personal actions, about […]
June 27, 2022

Most people think their diet is healthier than it is

How healthy is your diet? It seems like a simple question, but according to a new study, it’s one that most Americans struggle to get right.
June 26, 2022

Sunday Note — Christian Health Professionals respond to SCOTUS abortion ruling

The Christian Medical & Dental Associations (CMDA) announced their response to the abortion decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday. I’m a life member of CMDA […]
June 25, 2022

Saturday Book Report – “At First Light” featured in national podcast

I was delighted to join Mike Chupp, MD, the CEO of the Christian Medical and Dental Associations (CMDA), to talk about my dad and his amazing […]
June 23, 2008

Adult Stem Cells Show Promise for Healing Broken Bones

CitizenLink is reporting that researchers at the University of North Carolina have used adult stem cells to improve the healing of broken bones in mice. Dawn […]
June 23, 2008

New Testing of Unborn Child for Down’s Could Pose Ethical Dilemmas

A test that can detect Down’s syndrome from the blood of pregnant women, which would be the first reliable noninvasive prenatal test for the chromosomal disorder, […]
June 25, 2008

Safety checklist for operations launched

The BBC is reporting that a safety checklist designed to cut the risk of surgical complications is to be circulated to doctors world-wide.  The list has […]
June 27, 2008

Health Care Providers Told Their Faith is Irrelevant

According to a report on CitizenLinke.org, the Supreme Court in California recently heard a case that pitted homosexual rights against religious freedom. At the center of the […]
June 27, 2008

Adult Stem Cells Treat Lung Disease

CitizenLink.org is reporting that two Canadians have been injected with a genetically modified version of their own adult stem cells in an attempt to cure pulmonary […]
June 27, 2008

‘One egg’ IVF strategy launched

According to the BBC, fertility experts in Great Britain have called for a dramatic cut in the number of twins born after IVF treatment. IVF clinics […]