Woman’s Health

April 15, 2022

Are plant-based foods really tied to lower risk of cognitive decline? Or not?

All of the research so far seems to say that a plant-based or Mediterranean type diet plays a role in the prevention and treatment of dementia.
April 14, 2022

Does any alcohol intake increase heart disease and stroke risk?

Shawn Zylberberg writing for the Wine Spectator recently wrote about a study claiming, “All drinking increases heart disease risk” She shows us a newer study that […]
April 12, 2022

More good news about coffee lowering risk for heart disease, stroke, and all-cause mortality

There is an association between drinking coffee — particularly two to three cups each day — and a lower risk of new or worsening heart disease, a […]
April 11, 2022

Caution should be exercised when using diet apps

If you are using or considering a diet app on your smartphone, you may want to consider reading an informative article by the New York Times.
April 10, 2022

Nice TV story on my WWII book, “At First Light”

Our family is having a great time in Baton Rouge for the premiere of my WWII book, “At First Light: A True World War II Story […]
April 9, 2022

SNEAK PEAK – Part Two – 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 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 […]
December 18, 2008

For Pro-Lifers, an Early Christmas Present from President Bush — regulations to protect the conscience rights of healthcare professionals

President Bush’s days may be numbered, but not his pro-life influence. In a monumental decision that will be felt well into the next administration, the White […]
December 18, 2008

The Truth About 6 Holiday Health Myths

With the winter holidays gearing up, a duo of doctors is crying “Bah, humbug!” over some seasonal health myths. From poisonous poinsettias to heady heat loss, […]
December 22, 2008

‘Tis the Season for Colorectal Screening? Give a Life-Saving Gift this Christmas.

Merry Christmas, and get a colorectal exam! Sound unusual? Well, a new study shows that sending reminders for colorectal screening exams during the December holiday season […]
January 5, 2009

Dr. Walt’s Most Popular Blogs of 2008

If you follow Dr. Walt’s blogs, you might be interested in his most popular posts of the last year. Or, if you’re new to this blog, […]
January 12, 2009

What a woman’s heart needs, at every age

Heart disease is the number-one killer of women in the US. While 8 million women have it,  you can take specific steps to protect your heart […]
January 14, 2009

Cold Weather May Raise Your Blood Pressure

Here’s a fact that most people do not know – when the temperature drops outside, blood pressure appears to rise. This information is critical for those […]