Mental Health

November 7, 2021

Only 9 days until “The Best Gift” is out of the gate!

I’m so grateful and blessed that The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons is receiving so much early buzz.
November 7, 2021

I hope you’ll join me for “The Ultimate Writer’s Conference”

Ever wanted to write a book or devotional that’s on your heart. Or maybe it’s a unique skill or life experience you want to share, whether in published […]
November 7, 2021

Dr. Walt’s “The Magic of Family Medicine” Touched Hearts at the “The Art of Medicine Rounds” in Alabama

This last week I was honored and privileged to present the “Art of Medicine” Grand Rounds at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. The video […]
November 6, 2021

T minus 10 days until “The Best Gift”releases nationally

When a #1 New York Times bestselling author, who has sold 200 million books and had seven of them made into Hallmark Hall of Fame movies, […]
November 6, 2021

Brain Health Q&A in my “Ask Dr. Walt” column in Today’s Christian Living

I enjoy being able to answer questions from the readers of Today’s Christian Living magazine in my “Ask Dr. Walt” column. Here are my Q&As from the November 2021 […]
November 5, 2021

Troubled by nighttime hot flashes? Get moving!

Women with sedentary lifestyles face a far greater risk for experiencing troublesome hot flashes at night, according to a small study presented at the North American Menopause Society […]
November 4, 2021

Fruits and veggies linked to better mental health in children of all ages

Teens who eat lots of fruits and vegetables are likely to enjoy better mental health. That’s the key takeaway from a new study that also tied a nutritious […]
November 3, 2021

How can you beat hard-to-control hypertension?

According to the American Heart Association, high blood pressure, or hypertension accounts for more heart disease and stroke deaths than almost all other preventable causes together. It’s […]
May 11, 2011

MEDIA ALERT: WEDNESDAY, MAY 11 – Your Family Live

Today I’ll be interviewed on the Internet TV show, Your Family Live. The show is aired, live, from 200 – 300 pm ET, and I’m tentatively scheduled […]
May 11, 2011

Secondhand smoke exposure linked to psychological problems in children, adolescents

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reported, “Children and teens exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to develop symptoms for a variety of mental health […]
May 12, 2011

Study finds similarities between food and drug addiction

ABC World News reported that “we have new insight into the power of food cravings and the human brain” … adding that “a new study reveals […]
May 13, 2011

Long work hours linked to increased heart risks

While writing this blog, I was listening to Simon and Garfunkel singing, “Slow down, you move too fast. You need to make the morning last.” At […]
May 15, 2011

Regular fasting reduces heart risks

You are likely aware of folks who regularly fast for spiritual reasons. But, did you know that there are significant phyicals benefits to the discipline of […]
May 16, 2011

FREE E-BOOK: This week only!

In a blog yesterday, I told you about a book being released today, “An expose on teen sex and dating: What’s really going on and how […]