Men’s Health

December 18, 2011

How to prevent injuries from holiday decorating

HealthDay News reminds us that decking the halls (and elsewhere) for the holidays may be getting more dangerous, according to a new government report. How can […]
December 18, 2011

Christmas Season Sale – My Autographed Books

What better gift could you give a reader than an autographed book? Well, the folks at my on-line book store have just slashed the prices of […]
December 15, 2011

Too much TV, too little exercise associated with depression

Want to prevent or reduce depression? There are two things you should consider: (1) dramatically reduce your TV time, and (2) increase your physical activity.
December 15, 2011

Sugar-free gum has NO effect on losing weight

Drats, I was hoping that studies would show that sugar-free gum helped in weight loss. But, the Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports that according […]
December 14, 2011

NEWS: Devotional website from Dr. Walt launches December 19

NEWS: I’m launching a new twice-a-day devotional on December 19. I hope you’ll sign up for it.
December 14, 2011

Amazing: EEG detects awareness in patients in vegetative state

The New York Times reports, “Three severely brain-injured people thought to be in an irreversible ‘vegetative’ state showed signs of full consciousness when tested with a relatively […]
December 13, 2011

Panel recommends cholesterol testing for all kids

In June I told you in this blog that “all children should be screened for high cholesterol when they’re 9 to 11 years old according to […]
December 13, 2011

Sweetened beverage consumption associated with hypertension risk

MedPage Today reports, “Consuming beverages flavored with either sugar or artificial sweeteners was associated with a higher risk of developing hypertension,” according to research presented at […]
June 28, 2010

Study: Working overtime increases heart risk

People who regularly put in overtime and work 10 or 11-hour days increase their heart disease risk by nearly two-thirds, research suggests. The findings come from a […]
June 28, 2010

Ten minutes of brisk exercise triggers metabolic changes lasting for at least an hour

The AP reports, “Ten minutes of brisk exercise triggers metabolic changes that last at least an hour,” with more fit exercisers reaping a greater number of […]
June 28, 2010

Drinking fewer sugary drinks lowers blood pressure

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reported that “there may be a link between drinking fewer sugar-sweetened beverages and lowering blood pressure,” according to a study […]
July 2, 2010

Strategies for Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Here’s some excellent information on avoiding insomnia and getting a good night’s sleep using common-sense sleep hygiene. It’s from my friends at the Natural Medicines Comprehensive […]
July 2, 2010

Some Spices Cut Cancer Risk That Comes With Grilled Burgers

Study found rosemary, turmeric, fingerroot inhibited production of carcinogenic compounds. THURSDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) –Researchers report that adding certain spices to your burgers before tossing […]
July 15, 2010

Six insect repellents earn recommendations from Consumer Reports

‘Tis the season of barbecues, hiking, camping . . . and biting bugs. A good repellent can help you enjoy the outdoors without the company of […]