Men’s Health

October 10, 2022

Smoking, drinking, high BMI linked to almost half of all cancer deaths

An analysis found that 4.5 million global cancer deaths in 2019, or more than 44%, may have been preventable.
October 9, 2022

Sunday Message – Pro-Life IS Pro-Science

I’m a fan of Gary Bauer, the Founder and President of American Values. In a recent “End of the Day” email, Gary very nicely summed up […]
October 8, 2022

Saturday Book Report – The video of my national presentation about my WWII book is ready for you

This last Wednesday, October 5, 2002, I had the privilege to address a national audience to talk about my WWII book, At First Light: A True […]
October 7, 2022

Reducing sweet beverages and increasing steps reduces risk of premature death, cancer, heart disease, and dementia

HealthDay reports that “drinking too many sugary beverages may increase the risk of death from cancer.” This is according to a study published in Cancer, Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
October 6, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – Can lifestyle choices affect the quality and quantity of my life?

Dear Dr. Walt, all the men and most of the women in my family have died in their 40s or 50s from heart attacks, stroke, or […]
October 5, 2022

Pre-Register ASAP for my national Zoom presentation this evening on my WWII book, “At First Light”

Today, Wednesday, October 5, 2002, I’ll be addressing a national audience to talk about my WWII book, At First Light: A True World War II Story […]
October 5, 2022

Breast cancer risk lower with physical activity

Increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary time may reduce a woman’s breast cancer risk. This encouraging finding is based on research published in the British Journal of […]
October 4, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – Kissimmee Tales Chapter 6B – Cowboy Country

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 […]
September 9, 2008

Update on the Flu Vaccine: 2008

The single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated each year. This year, there are two types of vaccines, and one is […]
September 9, 2008

New recommendation: Flu vaccine for ALL children 6 months and older

Lots of youngsters on your street? Watch out: Flu may strike your community sooner and harder than it hits the hip singles neighborhood down the road. […]
September 12, 2008

Spiritual Beliefs Part of Health Care for Many

HealthDay News is reporting that although you might expect the eye doctor’s office to be the last place you would have a discussion about spirituality, recent […]
September 12, 2008

If religious faith is important to you, how should you talk to your doctor about your beliefs in God?

A recent study found that many Americans believe in divine intervention in a medical crisis. Other research shows that religious faith is important to a majority […]
September 12, 2008

If religious faith is important to you, how should you take a spiritual history of your doctor?

The better your spiritual health, the more likely you are to experience improved physical, mental, emotional, and relational health outcomes. Therefore, finding a healthcare professional that […]
September 15, 2008

10 Ways to Stay Flu-Free

ABC News is reporting, that with flu season less than a month away, it isn’t too soon to take steps to protect yourself from influenza. And, […]