Marriage and Family Health

May 17, 2022

Nice review of last fall’s book release: The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons

In the fall of 2021, I published the first book looking back at my family medicine practice years with John Hartman, MD, in Kissimmee, Florida (1985-2001). […]
May 16, 2022

COVID the 3rd-leading cause of U.S. deaths — Vaccines could have prevented over half

COVID-19 accounted for 460,513 deaths in the US last year, up almost 20% from 2020, making it the third-leading cause of death in the country for […]
May 13, 2022

Marijuana may increase heart attack risk, study finds

Researchers analyzed data on more than 11,000 people between 40 and 69 years old who smoked marijuana at least once every month and discovered a strong […]
May 12, 2022

Seven hours of sleep appears to be ideal night’s rest, study suggests

CNN reports research indicates that “around seven hours of sleep is the ideal night’s rest.”
May 11, 2022

Long COVID – Another reason for the vaccine instead of natural infection

CNN reports that “emerging research suggests that a small portion of people who now live with long COVID may have shown no COVID-19 symptoms at all when […]
May 10, 2022

Study: Vegetarian diets appear to be healthy for growing children

HealthDay reports, “Vegetarian diets are a healthy choice for growing kids – though they may slightly raise the odds of youngsters being underweight, a … study suggests.”
May 9, 2022

Study compares COVID-19 cognitive effects to 20 years of natural brain aging

A small study published in eClinicalMedicine reported that cognitive impairment caused by severe COVID is equivalent to 20 years of aging or the loss of 10 IQ […]
May 8, 2022

Very nice article featuring my dad and the book about his heroics – At First Light

Last Sunday, I was so pleased to be reading our local newspaper, the Pulitzer-Prize-Winning Colorado Springs Gazette, when I came across an unexpected surprise – a […]
January 23, 2009

Astounding You Tube Prolife Video Viewed over 250,000 Times in Three Days

Before I tell you about this extraordinarily well-done and astonishing ad, take a look at it here. After you’ve viewed it, read below to learn more […]
February 9, 2009

The pro-life Super Bowl ad NBC refused to show you now seen by nearly 1.5 million (and counting)

Super Bowl ads can be more fun than the game. And what’s more fun than a Super Bowl ad? A banned Super Bowl ad, of course. […]
February 9, 2009

His Brain, Her Brain Interviews with Dr. Walt and Barb Available for Download

  If you’ve wanted to hear an interview with Dr. Walt and Barb about their book, His Brain, Her Brain: How divinely designed differences can strengthen […]
February 11, 2009

Warning: Childhood obesity may lead to ‘explosion’ of adult cancer

According to the new president of the European Society for Paediatric Oncology, the current generation of children faces a far higher risk of cancer later in […]
February 16, 2009

Dr. Walt chosen to work with Coach Joe Gibbs and his “Game Plan for Life.”

I’ve been working since last summer on a chapter that will appear in a book with three-time Super Bowl winning coach and NASCAR owner, Joe Gibbs. […]
February 20, 2009

Faith-Based Health and Healing – Part 3 – Devout Faith Helps but Does Not Guarantee Good Health

Interest in the connection between faith and health has led to a relatively large number of studies investigating the link. Some religious groups, including some actively […]