Medical Economics

November 17, 2021

More bad news for vapers

Many young adults and teens think that vaping or using e-cigarettes is safe. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth.
November 16, 2021

“The Best Medicine” releases today!

The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons launches today. After you read it, I hope you’ll agree that it’s the perfect gift […]
November 16, 2021

Breastfeeding can dramatically help a mother’s mental health

Besides the long-established benefits of breastfeeding for baby and mom, a new study reports one more: Nursing could help chase the blues away.
November 15, 2021

Tomorrow is the national release of “The Best Gift”

The reviewers love The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons. . I hope you will also.
November 15, 2021

What are the health benefits of dark chocolate and cocoa?

Chocolates are a perennially popular way to show someone you think they’re special. And dark chocolates may even be healthful.
November 14, 2021

T minus 2 days until “The Best Gift”

Of my 40 books, this is perhaps the most heartfelt. I pray The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons will be a blessing […]
November 14, 2021

“The Ultimate Writer’s Conference” early bird pricing ends November 19

I invite you to join me for The ULTIMATE WRITER’S CONFERENCE, an unprecedented LIVE-STREAM event I’ll be MC’ing on March 12, 2022. At this fast-paced, interactive […]
November 13, 2021

T minus 3 days until “The Best Gift”

The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons is the sequel to my first book (The Best Medicine) about being a family physician […]
November 12, 2008

Doctor Urges Caution in Interpreting New Findings on Cholesterol Drug

On March 31, 2008, pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca trumpeted the early closing of its so-called JUIPITER trial of a cholesterol-lowering drug (statin), Crestor. The results after only […]
November 17, 2008

Pharmacy Savings Over 70% Are Easily Found with Free, Online Resources

With 25% of Americans paying out-of-pocket to fill prescriptions, and with those ranks likely to grow in coming months, I wanted you to know about a […]
December 12, 2008

Cutting Drug Costs: 11 Dos and Don’ts

In these tight economic times, people are looking for ways to stretch their money. But when it comes to your medications, some cost-cutting strategies make sense, […]
January 5, 2009

Dr. Walt’s Most Popular Blogs of 2008

If you follow Dr. Walt’s blogs, you might be interested in his most popular posts of the last year. Or, if you’re new to this blog, […]
January 19, 2009

Cheap strategies to improve your health in tough economic times

During difficult economic times, we all have to develop strategies to be better stewards with the money we have. But, tough economic times don’t mean that […]
January 30, 2009

Tips on how to decide on a company health insurance plan

  By and large, the chance to change insurance plans came and went for many people several months ago. But new employees of companies offering healthcare […]