Men’s Health

October 19, 2022

Exercise boosts immunity against infectious disease

Research indicates that regular exercise may improve immunity against infectious diseases including COVID-19.
October 18, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – Kissimmee Tales Chapter 7B – First Call

For the next few months, I’m excerpting chapters from the first of two books about my early years in family medicine in Kissimmee, Florida – The […]
October 17, 2022

Daily tea consumption tied to numerous health benefits

NBC News reported, “Mounting evidence suggests that drinking several cups of tea per day has numerous health benefits, including lowering one’s risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, […]
October 15, 2022

Saturday Book Report – “At First Light” news story featured around the country

A couple of weeks ago, I told you about a nice article in the Baton Rouge Advocate newspaper about my father and the book I wrote […]
October 14, 2022

U.S. breast cancer death rates fall dramatically

The US mortality rate from breast cancer fell by 43% from 1989 to 2020 driven by improvements in screening, awareness, and treatment.
October 13, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – Do you want to live longer and live better?

Dear Dr. Walt, what do you recommend to people to help them live better and longer? From, Looking for Durability in Delaware.
October 12, 2022

Early risers — who also stay busy — benefit from a better mood and mind

A new study reported that early risers who also stayed active throughout the day performed better on cognition tests and had lower rates of depression.
October 11, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – Kissimmee Tales Chapter 7A – First Call

For the next few months, I’m excerpting chapters from the first of two books about my early years in family medicine in Kissimmee, Florida – The […]
July 28, 2008

Doctor’s Appointment? Don’t Go It Alone!

ABC News has a nice article suggesting that if you are heading to the doctor’s office that you might want to persuade a friend to tag […]
July 28, 2008

Worry ups men’s diabetes risk

According to the BBC, a Swedish study is reporting that anxiety, depression, and sleepless nights increase the risk of diabetes in men. Researchers found men with […]
August 1, 2008

Marriage May Protect Against Dementia (and improves health in many other ways)

MedPage is reporting that the give and take of marriage may be enough to stave off Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive impairment – based upon a […]
August 27, 2008

Study Links Herbal Medicines to Lead Poisoning. How can you find safe herbs?

Fox News is commenting on a study published in the August 27 issue of JAMA in which medical researchers say that one-fifth of Ayurvedic herbal medicines […]
September 3, 2008

Heart experts clash on Vytorin and cancer risk

Reuters is reporting that experts are clashing over the safety of the cholesterol drug Vytorin as full results from a controversial study were presented at Europe’s […]
September 3, 2008

Lack of joy in life ups early death risk: study

Reuters Health is reporting research from Japan showing that people who don’t think life is worth living are more likely to die within the next few […]