Mental Health

September 6, 2021

Eat one hot dog and your life could be 36 minutes shorter

Researchers at the University of Michigan evaluated more than 5,800 foods and their impact on human health and the environment. Among their surprising discoveries was that […]
September 3, 2021

Magnet sets that injure kids recalled

The Washington Post reported the Consumer Product Safety Commission “announced … a recall for two brands of high-powered magnet sets [Zen Magnets and Neoballs].”
September 2, 2021

Getting out of your chair every 30 minutes improves health

HealthDay reports research suggesting “that getting out of your chair every half hour may help improve your blood sugar levels and your overall health.”
September 1, 2021

Some Call Christians Hypocrites and Here’s a Glaring Example

I’m a Christian, grateful to be a follower of Jesus. This is my tribe. Many outside the tribe call us hypocrites. Today I learned of a […]
August 31, 2021

Earlier Dinner Better for Kids and Parents

According to a report from the Institute of Family Studies, having dinner as a family is an important part of a family routine. Shared meals are a […]
August 30, 2021

Children Eating Too Many Dangerous Foods

I’ve told you before about the dangers of too much ultra-processed food in your diet. A new study reports that  “ultra-processed foods made up two-thirds of […]
August 29, 2021

A New Episode of “Ask Dr. Walt” on Liftable TV — Spiritual Health

LiftableTV has posted a new episode of “Ask Dr. Walt,” titled, “Spiritual Health.” 
August 25, 2021

Sugar can increase dementia and Alzheimer’s risk

A study presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference reported that “Total sugar intake may affect cognitive function over time, with higher amounts potentially increasing the […]
October 27, 2011

B12 deficiency linked to memory, thinking problems

The CNN “The Chart” blog reports  that “a deficiency in vitamin B12 is associated with memory and thinking problems, as well as brain shrinkage,” according to a […]
November 1, 2011

A Christian view of caring for a dying parent

I have a dear friend, Tim, who is a healthcare profession and now involved in providing loving care and caring for his mother as she approaches […]
November 8, 2011

30% of SAMe supplements fail to pass testing

Dietary supplements containing SAMe (S-adenosyl-methionine) can be effective in treating osteoarthritis as well as depression and mood disorders, but only 7 out of ten SAM-e supplements […]
November 8, 2011

Chocolate reduces stroke risk

After so many recent blogs with negative news about your health risks, I thought you’d enjoy a positive one … chocolate reduces stroke risk!
November 9, 2011

‘Screen-free’ environment best for toddlers

Babies and toddlers should learn and get their entertainment from play, NOT from TV screens, computer displays, or video games, according to a new policy statement […]
November 10, 2011

Study confirms abortion negatively impacts women’s health

A recent study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry has concluded what pro-abortion groups have tried to discount for decades: abortion substantially increases a woman’s […]