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October 8, 2022

Saturday Book Report – The video of my national presentation about my WWII book is ready for you

This last Wednesday, October 5, 2002, I had the privilege to address a national audience to talk about my WWII book, At First Light: A True […]
October 7, 2022

Reducing sweet beverages and increasing steps reduces risk of premature death, cancer, heart disease, and dementia

HealthDay reports that “drinking too many sugary beverages may increase the risk of death from cancer.” This is according to a study published in Cancer, Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
October 6, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – Can lifestyle choices affect the quality and quantity of my life?

Dear Dr. Walt, all the men and most of the women in my family have died in their 40s or 50s from heart attacks, stroke, or […]
October 5, 2022

Pre-Register ASAP for my national Zoom presentation this evening on my WWII book, “At First Light”

Today, Wednesday, October 5, 2002, I’ll be addressing a national audience to talk about my WWII book, At First Light: A True World War II Story […]
October 5, 2022

Breast cancer risk lower with physical activity

Increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary time may reduce a woman’s breast cancer risk. This encouraging finding is based on research published in the British Journal of […]
October 4, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – Kissimmee Tales Chapter 6B – Cowboy Country

For the next few months, I’m excerpting chapters from the first of two books about my early years in family medicine in Kissimmee, Florida – The […]
October 2, 2022

Monthly Family Update – October 2022

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: A physician writes a sweet note My Father was featured in a nice article
October 1, 2022

Saturday Book Report – THIS NEXT WEDNESDAY October 5 watch or record my national address about my WWII book this Wednesday

This coming Wednesday, October 1, 2002, I’ll be addressing a national audience to talk about my WWII book, At First Light: A True World War II […]
June 10, 2009

Over 90% of online pharmacies may be violating FDA regulations

Buying prescription medications from online pharmacies may seem cheap and easy. But cheap and easy shouldn’t be your top priority when it comes to your health. […]
June 12, 2009

Lying to your doctor may endanger your health and life

Have you ever told a fib to your physician? Perhaps a little white lie? Have you been less than honest about your social habits? Or, you […]
July 3, 2009

Routine Prostate Cancer Screening May Be More Harmful Than Helpful

Most of my male patients are confused about all the recent information for and against prostate cancer screening using the PSA blood test. What’s the latest […]
July 10, 2009

Caloric restriction may prevent disease, increase life span, researchers say

At least in rhesus monkeys. As long-time readers of this blog know, I usually don’t comment on animal studies. But, the likelihood of these data applying […]
July 22, 2009

Hormone therapy for menopause symptoms increases ovarian cancer risk. Should you worry?

I’ve received questions from women who are taking hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms who are wondering about a flurry of news reports this last week like […]
July 31, 2009

New Study Finds 66 Percent Increased Breast Cancer Risk After Abortion

A new study done on women in Turkey who had abortions has reported a 66 percent increased risk of contracting breast cancer as a result. The […]