Men’s Health

February 16, 2012

Different types of stress said to have different effects on body

The Wall Street Journal discusses the differences between the benefits of and damaging types of stress.
February 15, 2012

Only 25% of kids use sunscreen regularly

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports that “kids are really bad about using sunscreen consistently,” according to a study published in Pediatrics.
February 15, 2012

Women report feeling more pain than men

A Stanford Medical Center study found women report feeling more pain than men do on a variety of common ailments including back and neck injuries, digestive […]
February 14, 2012

Pain intensity greater for women than men, study finds

According to the results of a study in which researchers examined pain scores from tens of thousands of patients in the United States, women experience more […]
February 14, 2012

Valentine’s Day chocolate may be healthful

Here are my last dozen blogs about chocolate from over the last year or so. Enjoy! Literally!! And, Happy Valentine’s Day!!!
February 13, 2012

Insomnia most common sleep disorder

If you find yourself tossing and turning most nights, unable to fall asleep, you’re in good company.
February 13, 2012

Women with normal bone density at 65 may safely wait 15 years before retesting

The New York Times reports, “Bone loss and osteoporosis develop so slowly in most women whose bones test normal at age 65 that many can safely […]
February 12, 2012

Sex poses little risk for heart attack survivors

The American Heart Association answered the question” of when it is safe to resume sex following a heart attack “with new guidelines.”
June 19, 2009

12 Ways to Live Longer

When I wrote my book, 10 Essentials of Highly Healthy People, I included information on how people can make decisions that will affect the quantity and […]
July 2, 2009

A Vaccine for the H1N1 Swine Flu: The Race is On — And What it May Mean for You

The U.S. is racing to make huge supplies of swine flu vaccine — and trying to figure out who needs it most — even as the […]
July 3, 2009

Routine Prostate Cancer Screening May Be More Harmful Than Helpful

Most of my male patients are confused about all the recent information for and against prostate cancer screening using the PSA blood test. What’s the latest […]
July 3, 2009

Excess Pounds, but Not Too Many, May Lead to Longer Life

As we head into the July 4th holiday weekend, readers may not be thinking too much about their waist circumference or those excess pounds. But, given […]
July 3, 2009

Dr. Walt and Barb featured on Focus on the Family

Barb and I are scheduled to be featured on the Focus on the Family Radio Broadcast on Monday, July 6. We are to be interviewed on […]
July 10, 2009

Caloric restriction may prevent disease, increase life span, researchers say

At least in rhesus monkeys. As long-time readers of this blog know, I usually don’t comment on animal studies. But, the likelihood of these data applying […]