Mental Health

December 25, 2011

Do nitric oxide supplements make muscles bigger and increase endurance?

Nitric oxide supplements are widely used for bodybuilding and athletic performance, but do they really work?
December 23, 2011

A Christmas Story – Part 3

Two days ago, I began a Christmas story that came from my book Bryson City Seasons. Part 1 can be found here and Part 2 here. This is the last of three parts. […]
December 23, 2011

If the origin of Christmas is “pagan,” should Christians celebrate the holiday?

As we approach the Christmas holiday, Christians will often be challenged by those who note the “pagan” origin of Christmas. As a result, some Christians believe […]
December 22, 2011

A Christmas Story – Part 2

Yesterday, I began a Christmas story that came from my book Bryson City Seasons. Part 1 can be found here. This is the second of three parts. I […]
December 22, 2011

Don’t let the holiday turkey make your family or friends sick

A case of food poisoning can ruin anyone’s holidays. So take care with your turkey to reduce your risk of food-borne illness. The American Dietetic Association offers […]
December 21, 2011

A Christmas Story – Part 1

My most popular books, at least based upon sales and letters, are the Bryson City series. In the second book in this series, Bryson City Seasons, I […]
December 21, 2011

Christmas trees and trappings can fan fire risk

Here are some expert tips from HealthDay News to avoid getting burned this holiday season.
December 21, 2011

Small magnets hazardous to children

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission “are warning parents that high-powered magnets marketed as desk toys and stress relievers for adults can pose a deadly hazard […]
August 4, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – How long should I walk for my health?

This week’s “Ask Dr. Walt” question comes from “How Long to Walk in Wisconsin.” Dear Dr. Walt, can you settle a debate? My doctor says we have […]
August 5, 2022

Eliminating certain risk factors helps prevent dementia

The New York Times reported a new and exciting preventive approach to dementia and Alzheimer’s.
August 7, 2022

Sunday Note – A Dangerous Trend: Video-Based Abortions

My wife, Barb and I, are so grateful to many of you for your past support for our “Walk for Life” for Life Network. It’s just […]
August 8, 2022

Breastfeeding tied to academic performance, ADHD risk among children born preterm

HealthDay reports that “preterm infants who are breastfed do better in school and are less likely to develop attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).”
August 10, 2022

Study links diet to mental health

A study published in the British Journal of Nutrition found that people who regularly ate nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables reported more positive mental health.
August 14, 2022

Sunday Note – Post Abortion Ministry

If you have not experienced an abortion yourself, you almost certainly know friends, family, and neighbors who — whether you realize it or not — have […]