Cancer

June 18, 2022

One-third of men foolishly believe an annual checkup is unnecessary

A third of men don’t think they need annual checkups with their doctor and almost two-thirds believe they are naturally healthier than other men, a new survey […]
June 17, 2022

Watching under one hour of TV a day reduces coronary heart disease and blood clots

It’s tempting to binge-watch TV shows, and it might be hard to get off the couch after just one or two episodes. But it could be worth […]
June 16, 2022

People may find intermittent fasting easy and convenient

Correctly implemented intermittent fasting interventions can be a simple, affordable, and convenient solution for people needing to lose weight, according to research presented at an Obesity […]
June 15, 2022

Daily e-cigarette use – becoming more common and costly

MedPage Today reports, “Each day between 2017 and 2019, nearly 2,300 adolescents and young adults became new daily tobacco users – a figure that mirrors statistics […]
June 13, 2022

Survey: Many people lack knowledge of risks of sunburn and tanning

HealthDay reported, “While most people probably know it’s not safe to get a sunburn, many may not realize that tanning also increases the risk of skin […]
June 12, 2022

Are you considering a longer fast for spiritual reasons?

I’ve not posted on Christian fasting for spiritual purposes in a couple of years, but I received a nice question posed to my “Ask Dr. Walt” […]
June 11, 2022

Latest Review of my WWII Book – At First Light – is very encouraging

Most of you know that my WWII book, At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing Horse, […]
June 10, 2022

Inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions tied to avoidable adverse events and expenditures in children

Healio reports, “Researchers found that inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions were associated with avoidable adverse drug events in children, including Clostridioides difficile, and substantial health care expenditures.”
May 28, 2011

5 Skin Protection Tips For Memorial Day (and Summer)

The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has declared the Friday before Memorial Day, which kicks off the summer, a “Don’t Fry Day.” Here are five […]
May 30, 2011

Drinking coffee reduces prostate cancer risk

In the past there have been conflicting data on the health benefits and risks of drinking coffee — however, in general, the studies have been far […]
May 30, 2011

Drinking coffee reduces breast cancer risk

After a long holiday weekend, some of you may need to have an extra cup of coffee to get this short week started. Well, good news, […]
June 1, 2011

Earpieces, but not ear shields, can minimize possible cancer risks from cell phones

Over the last 24 hours, experts have been coming out of the woodwork giving advice based upon the warning that microwave radiation from cell phones could […]
June 1, 2011

IF cell phones can cause brain cancer, what can you do to prevent it?

A new alert about the safety of cell phones and the possibility that they might be associated with cancer (brain cancer in particular) has been reported […]
June 28, 2011

FDA warns against using breast thermography as stand-alone breast imaging method

The FDA is warning “women NOT to substitute a type of imaging known as breast thermography for traditional mammography.”