Immune health

October 25, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – Kissimmee Tales Chapter 8A – Katie

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 24, 2022

Drinking decaffeinated, ground, or instant coffee significantly reduces new CVD and premature death

Medscape reports, “Drinking two to three daily cups of coffee, including ground, instant, or decaffeinated coffee, is associated with significant reductions in new cardiovascular disease (CVD) and […]
October 22, 2022

Saturday Book Report – A sweet note about several of my books

A retired Ob-Gyn physician named Charlotte recently sent me a sweet note that I thought you might want to see:
October 21, 2022

Former smokers adhering to health recommendations reduce premature death

If you are a former smoker or a current smoker who stops, you have automatically dramatically reduced your risk of premature death. But, do you want […]
October 20, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – The Bible and Physical Health

  Dear Dr. Walt, Jesus says only the sick need a doctor (Mark 2:17). Does the Bible say much about healthy living? Theologically Growing in Tennessee
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, […]
May 11, 2022

Long COVID – Another reason for the vaccine instead of natural infection

CNN reports that “emerging research suggests that a small portion of people who now live with long COVID may have shown no COVID-19 symptoms at all when […]
May 16, 2022

COVID the 3rd-leading cause of U.S. deaths — Vaccines could have prevented over half

COVID-19 accounted for 460,513 deaths in the US last year, up almost 20% from 2020, making it the third-leading cause of death in the country for […]
October 19, 2022

Exercise boosts immunity against infectious disease

Research indicates that regular exercise may improve immunity against infectious diseases including COVID-19.
November 2, 2022

Who should get flu and COVID boosters ASAP?

Trick question. The answer for the flu vaccine is most who are age 6 months and older. For the COVID booster, it’s most folks age 5 […]
November 4, 2022

Did you know that the more symptoms you have after a COVID-19 vaccine the better?

CNN reported on a new study revealing that some of the side effects of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are actually a very good thing.
November 11, 2022

Four simple tips that may help you avoid colds and flu

Experts say there are several ways to boost the immune system and reduce the risk of illness during the cold and flu season.