Medical Economics

August 10, 2021

Whole grains reduce waist size, blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol

A study in The Journal of Nutrition found that older adults who consumed at least three servings of whole grains every day had a reduced waist […]
August 10, 2021

Whole grains reduce waist size, blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol

A study in The Journal of Nutrition found that older adults who consumed at least three servings of whole grains every day had a reduced waist […]
August 9, 2021

Nordic Diet Lengthens Survival with Improved Mental and Physical Function

Adults with higher adherence to a Nordic diet (also known as NDDP, the Nordic Prudent Diet Pattern) had greater odds of prolonging survival with optimal physical […]
August 9, 2021

Nordic Diet Lengthens Survival with Improved Mental and Physical Function

Adults with higher adherence to a Nordic diet (also known as NDDP, the Nordic Prudent Diet Pattern) had greater odds of prolonging survival with optimal physical […]
August 9, 2021

Hundreds of thousands of American deaths and hospitalizations prevented by COVID vaccines

COVID-19 vaccines likely saved almost 280,000 American lives and prevented more than one million hospitalizations according to a new study. CNN reports that COVID “vaccines saved hundreds of […]
August 8, 2021

New “Faith Prescriptions” Course for Christian Health Professionals

For the last 25 years, my dear friend, Dr. Bill Peel, and I have worked with the Christian Medical and Dental Associations (CMDA) to develop teaching […]
August 8, 2021

New “Faith Prescriptions” Course for Christian Health Professionals

For the last 25 years, my dear friend, Dr. Bill Peel, and I have worked with the Christian Medical and Dental Associations (CMDA) to develop teaching […]
August 6, 2021

Hundreds of thousands of American deaths and hospitalizations prevented by COVID vaccines

COVID-19 vaccines likely saved almost 280,000 American lives and prevented more than one million hospitalizations according to a new study.
January 12, 2010

Dr. Walt’s Testimony Before Congress on Faith-based Perspectives on the Provision of Community Services

Back in 2004, while serving as Vice President of Medical Outreach at Focus on the Family, I was asked to testify before the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, […]
January 13, 2010

Obesity Outweighs Smoking as Life Expectancy Threat

When I wrote my book, SuperSized Kids: How to protect your child from the obesity threat, I predicted that if the obesity epidemic was not stemmed, […]
March 18, 2010

Nearly One-Third of Doctors Could Leave Medicine if Health-Care Reform Bill Passes

What if nearly half of all physicians in America stopped practicing medicine? While a sudden loss of half of the nations physicians seems unlikely, a very […]
March 18, 2010

Understanding the California Law Suit Over PCBs in Fish Oil Supplements

Long-time readers to this blog and my best selling book, Alternative Medicine: The Christian Handbook, know of my enthusiasm for fish oil (omega-3 fatty acid foods […]
April 28, 2010

The Cat’s Out of the Bag on the True Costs of the Healthcare Reform Bill

My friend, Congressman Doug Lamborn, sent me a just published report from the nonpartisan, independent actuaries at the Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare […]
April 28, 2010

Bedside Economics and Healthcare Reform – A Christian Doctor’s Response

My dear friend, Al Weir, MD, is an oncologist in Memphis, TN. He has served in Africa as a missionary and served with the Christian Medical […]