Men’s Health

November 8, 2021

Can missing sleep cause excessive snacking?

Researchers from Ohio State University wanted to study how sleep duration affected dietary choices. To do so, they analyzed data from nearly 20,000 U.S. adults ranging […]
November 7, 2021

Only 9 days until “The Best Gift” is out of the gate!

I’m so grateful and blessed that The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons is receiving so much early buzz.
November 7, 2021

I hope you’ll join me for “The Ultimate Writer’s Conference”

Ever wanted to write a book or devotional that’s on your heart. Or maybe it’s a unique skill or life experience you want to share, whether in published […]
November 7, 2021

Dr. Walt’s “The Magic of Family Medicine” Touched Hearts at the “The Art of Medicine Rounds” in Alabama

This last week I was honored and privileged to present the “Art of Medicine” Grand Rounds at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. The video […]
November 6, 2021

T minus 10 days until “The Best Gift”releases nationally

When a #1 New York Times bestselling author, who has sold 200 million books and had seven of them made into Hallmark Hall of Fame movies, […]
November 6, 2021

Brain Health Q&A in my “Ask Dr. Walt” column in Today’s Christian Living

I enjoy being able to answer questions from the readers of Today’s Christian Living magazine in my “Ask Dr. Walt” column. Here are my Q&As from the November 2021 […]
November 5, 2021

Troubled by nighttime hot flashes? Get moving!

Women with sedentary lifestyles face a far greater risk for experiencing troublesome hot flashes at night, according to a small study presented at the North American Menopause Society […]
November 4, 2021

Fruits and veggies linked to better mental health in children of all ages

Teens who eat lots of fruits and vegetables are likely to enjoy better mental health. That’s the key takeaway from a new study that also tied a nutritious […]
October 20, 2008

Do You Have THE FLU or A COLD?

Here’s an on-line tool that can help you and your doctor differentiate the two – just from your symptoms. 
October 24, 2008

Simple remedies can ease sinus woes

Saltwater nasal sprays, warm compresses and other do-it-yourself remedies can help lessen the misery of inflamed sinuses, according to experts at the Mayo Clinic. More Information:
October 27, 2008

How to decrease the wait for your doctor’s appointment

To kill time in the obstetrician’s waiting room, Lora Jacobsen and her husband, Dustin, discuss names for their future child. Then they read old parenting magazines […]
October 27, 2008

Do you lie to your doctor? If so, it could cost you your life.

Have you ever lied to your doctor? Even a little “white lie”? Perhaps fibbed about how much you drink or exercise, or how healthily you eat? […]
October 29, 2008

10 Diet Myths

True or false: You’ll get fat if you eat at night, high fructose corn syrup makes you gain weight, and caffeine is bad for you. Those […]
October 29, 2008

10 Lifestyle Tips for Cancer Prevention

Looking for ways to cut your risk of developing cancer? Here’s a list of 10 diet and activity recommendations highlighted this week in Chicago at the […]