Marriage and Family Health

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 […]
September 30, 2022

Exchanging 30 minutes of social media a day with exercise benefits mental health

According to a report in Medical News Today, replacing 30 minutes of social media use per day with physical activity can enhance emotional well-being and reduce […]
April 8, 2009

New poll: Obama plan to scrap conscience rule panned by the public and a threat to patients

The Christian Medical Association (CMA), the nation’s largest association of faith-based physicians, today warned that the Obama administration’s plan to scrap a conscience-protecting healthcare regulation is […]
April 13, 2009

What’s the most proficient killing machine in the United States? It’s not the military!

The most proficient killing machine in the U.S. is the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) – and according to their new annual report PPFA is […]
April 17, 2009

Employed by God: If you are a Christian and you are working in a secular position, are you working for God?

The delusion (the fixed false belief) that some people do sacred work for God while the rest of humanity settles by doing secular work is an […]
April 21, 2009

What Are Friends for? A Longer Life!

Tara Pope, one of my favorite columnists, reports in the New York Times: “In the quest for better health, many people turn to doctors, self-help books […]
April 21, 2009

His Brain, Her Brain: The Impact upon Patient, Personal, and Professional Relationships

In 2008 I was honored to be asked to present this topic to the 36th Annual Conference of the American Academy of Physician Assistants in San […]