Mental Health

April 8, 2022

Want to boost the intelligence and cognitive ability of your overweight kid?

A new study is reporting that kids that are overweight or obese can get a signicant “brain boost” from exercise.
April 7, 2022

“At First Light” WWII book receives a very positive first review at its World Premiere

Barb and I are in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for the World Premiere of my WWII book about my dad’s heroism and exploits as the youngest front-line […]
April 6, 2022

If you’re aged 19 to 59 there’s a new vaccine recommended for you

HealthDay reports that “hepatitis B (HepB) vaccination should be administered to all adults aged 19 to 59 years and to those aged 60 years or older with […]
April 5, 2022

Study links exclusive breastfeeding to lower infection risk in infants

We know that the benefits to infants that are exclusively breastfed are myriad. A new study looks at the impact of breastfeeding on the risk of […]
April 4, 2022

Holy guacamole! Could eating avocado reduce CVD risk?

CNN reports that “eating avocados reduced the risk of” cardiovascular disease (CVD) “in both men and women, including when eaten in place of butter, cheese or processed […]
April 3, 2022

Attention Baton Rouge and New Orleans Friends – World Premiere of “At First Light” This Week

For those of you in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, or environs, I’m happy to announce that the World Premiere of my next book, At First Light: A […]
April 2, 2022

SNEAK PEAK – Part One – 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 1, 2022

Monthly Family Update – April 2022

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: At First Light World Premiere next week at LSU in Baton Rouge “Ask Dr. Walt” in Today’s Christian […]
June 28, 2010

Study: Working overtime increases heart risk

People who regularly put in overtime and work 10 or 11-hour days increase their heart disease risk by nearly two-thirds, research suggests. The findings come from a […]
July 2, 2010

Strategies for Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Here’s some excellent information on avoiding insomnia and getting a good night’s sleep using common-sense sleep hygiene. It’s from my friends at the Natural Medicines Comprehensive […]
July 7, 2010

Showing Gratitude for Partner’s Generosity Strengthens Bonds

When you do something for your romantic partner, is it the thought that counts? Yes, but a new study suggests something else matters: the return favor of […]
July 15, 2010

Who should I give money to? Anyone who asks?

Last week I blogged on the topic of “My Family, or the Poor?” The blog was based upon a devotional by my dear friend, Al Weir, […]
July 16, 2010

Coffee’s endless health debate is grounded in fact

Today, I have three blogs to encourage all of you who, when you wake up at the crack of dawn each day need your coffee. Some […]
August 2, 2010

Natural medications (herbs, vitamins, or supplements) to prevent migraines

As the author of a best-selling book on Alternative Medicine (Alternative Medicine: The options, the claims, the evidence, how to choose wisely), I’m often speak to […]