Infectious disease

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.
November 10, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – What are the dangers of obesity?

   Dear Dr. Walt, is being overweight or obese really dangerous? My family doctor seems to think so, but I read conflicting opinions. Some say […]
November 9, 2022

More weight lost with commercial program than DIY method

Research published in JAMA Network Open indicates that a commonly available commercial weight management program resulted in more weight loss than an informal do-it-yourself method.
November 8, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – Kissimmee Tales Chapter 8B – 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 […]
November 7, 2022

You need to know the surprising symptoms of the latest COVID variants

New research shows that the most common COVID-19 variants have symptoms very similar to the common cold AND VERY DIFFERENT from previous stains of COVID.
November 5, 2022

Saturday Book Report – You’ll want to hear some of my recent interviews about my WWII book

Ascot Media is continuing a successful Veteran’s Day PR campaign for my WWII book, At First Light. We’re now going to continue the campaign through the holiday season. I […]
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 3, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – Is coffee good for one’s health?

Dear Dr. Walt, my wife and I enjoy our morning coffee time. It gets us up and running. And we both have a few cuppas during […]
March 7, 2022

Getting vaccinated after COVID infection drastically reduces the risk of reinfection

People with a history of COVID-19 who get vaccinated appear to have a dramatically reduced risk of future reinfection.
March 9, 2022

COVID Booster advice keeps changing so here’s how to figure out what you should do

It’s a privilege to be a part of the wonderful healthcare professionals at UCHealth in Colorado. They recently published some advice, “Making sense of coronavirus vaccine […]
March 11, 2022

What to do for the disturbing symptoms of long COVID?

As I told you earlier this week, I’m blessed to be a small part of a great team of healthcare professionals at UCHealth and the University […]
March 15, 2022

Study finds lasting protection from COVID-19 vaccines

COVID vaccination, particularly the mRNA vaccine, offers long-lasting protection from the worst outcomes of COVID-19, according to a study by the University of North Carolina at […]
March 18, 2022

COVID-19 may cause loss of gray matter and tissue damage in the brain

The New York Times reports, “COVID-19 may cause greater loss of gray matter and tissue damage in the brain than naturally occurs in people who have not […]
March 22, 2022

Unvaccinated kids 8 times more likely to get COVID-19

Research published in the journal Pediatrics showed that COVID-19 incidence was eight times greater in unvaccinated children than in those who had been vaccinated.