Infectious disease

December 12, 2022

Families can find joy in pared-down, simpler holidays

The stock market has sunk. Your retirement account is evaporating. Political discord dominates the news. Joy to the world? It’s that glorious time of year, but […]
December 12, 2022

HOLIDAY SEASON SPECIAL – Autographed and Personalized Books

Here’s a great gift idea — either purchase for yourself, a loved one, or a friend, a book or books from me, autographed and personalized. 
December 11, 2022

The truth about 6 holiday health myths

With the winter holidays gearing up, a duo of doctors is crying “Bah, humbug!” over some seasonal health myths. From poisonous poinsettias to heady heat loss, […]
December 11, 2022

THIS AFTERNOON I was on the Stephen Ambrose “History Happy Hour” talking about my new WWII book

My and Mike Yorkey’s epic book about my father’s WWII exploits (he was the youngest and one of the most decorated front-line officers in WWII) and […]
December 10, 2022

Saturday Book Report – TOMORROW catch me on the Stephen Ambrose History Happy Hour

My and Mike Yorkey’s epic book about my father’s WWII exploits (he was the youngest and one of the most decorated front-line officers in WWII) and […]
December 9, 2022

Many pregnant women don’t know that a whooping cough vaccine prevents the disease in their newborns

Reuters reported that the FDA recommends the use of a whooping cough vaccine during the third trimester of pregnancy.
December 8, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – What works for weight-loss?

Dear Dr. Walt, in your last two video blog Q&As, you’ve said why you do not recommend weight-loss supplements. So, what do you recommend? — Advice […]
December 7, 2022

Can you be too old to improve your nutrition?

The Washington Post reported on a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine that showed “that people can gain sizable health benefits at ANY age.
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.
November 16, 2022

Ivermectin: Still on a losing streak as a COVID-19 treatment

MedPage Today reported, “There were no differences in relief from mild-to-moderate COVID-19 symptoms for patients on ivermectin versus placebo, according to the ongoing ACTIV-6 trial.”
December 9, 2022

Many pregnant women don’t know that a whooping cough vaccine prevents the disease in their newborns

Reuters reported that the FDA recommends the use of a whooping cough vaccine during the third trimester of pregnancy.