Mental Health

April 26, 2022

Insufficient sleep tied to increased calorie consumption, fat accumulation, and overweight

I’ve told you in the past that inadequate or poor sleep can lead to overweight or obesity. Now HealthDay is reporting, “Insufficient sleep is tied to increased […]
April 25, 2022

Does caffeine cause bone thinning or osteoporosis?

Barb, my wife, was sharing coffee with some of the Jazzercize ladies. One said she had to stop coffee because she had read on the Internet […]
April 23, 2022

SNEAK PEAK – Part Four – At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing Horse

With the permission of my publisher, for the month of April, I’m giving you a SNEAK PEEK of the first five chapters of my latest book […]
April 22, 2022

Fit Over 50 — Dr. Walt with Dr. Dobson on his national Family Talk radio program (Part Two)

The broadcast team at Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk let me know that they are re-airing an interview that I recorded with Dr. Dobson in 2019 titled, “Fit […]
April 21, 2022

Fit Over 50 — Dr. Walt with Dr. Dobson on his national Family Talk radio program (Part One)

The broadcast team at Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk let me know that they are re-airing an interview that I recorded with Dr. Dobson in 2019 titled, “Fit […]
April 20, 2022

Could Your Toothpaste Actually Cause Tooth Stains ?

My friends at ConsumerLab.com say, “A common ingredient in toothpaste does cause tooth staining.”
April 19, 2022

Happy Book Birthday!!! My WWII Book, “At First Light,” releases nationally today

After over 16 years of research and writing and editing, re-writing and more editing, and re-writing again and again and even more editing, I’m so pleased […]
April 18, 2022

If you have heartburn at night, a simple sleeping position may help

Gastroenterology Advisor reported that research indicates that “a left lateral sleeping position may minimize nocturnal acid reflux.”
May 12, 2010

A Simple ‘Thank You’ Brings Rewards to All

Expressing gratitude benefits both you and the person being thanked, a new study finds. This new research backs up the studies I discuss in my book, 10 […]
May 12, 2010

Let Your Kids Play Creatively and They Will Become Healthier Adults

According to new research, we grown-ups need to encourage our kids to play. Indeed, children who engage in creative and active play may grow up to […]
May 12, 2010

Most St. John’s Wort Supplements Fail Quality Tests

As I report in my best-selling book, Alternative Medicine: The claims, the options, the evidence, how to choose wisely, St. John’s wort can be a safe […]
May 18, 2010

Friends, Not Grandkids, Key to Happy Retirement

In my book 10 Essentials of Happy, Healthy People: Becoming and staying highly healthy, I talk about “avoiding loneliness like the plague.” (more information on the […]
May 20, 2010

Unexpected Consequences of Twitter, Facebook, and the Self-Esteem Movement?

Here’s an interesting story that I’ve excerpted from an article, “Twitter and YouTube: Unexpected Consequences of the Self-Esteem Movement?” published in the Psychiatric Times. To Americans […]
May 20, 2010

New research touts the benefits of marriage on health

Tara Parker-Pope, of the New York Times, recently did an excellent analysis on the topic of the effects of marriage on health. Parker-Pope reports, “Contemporary studies […]