Woman’s Health

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 […]
November 2, 2021

Only two weeks until “The Best Gift” of the season is available for you

My next book, my 39th, is the second book about my days as a young husband, father, and family physician in the then-small-town of Kissimmee, Florida. The […]
November 2, 2021

Can childhood trauma lead to chronic disease in adults?

Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, reported that “Traumatic events in childhood have been linked in previous studies to a higher risk of heart disease, diabetes, […]
August 13, 2009

Federal health officials target sugary drinks as largest driver of obesity epidemic

The Boston Globe is reporting that, according to federal disease investigators, “the cost of treating obesity has doubled in the past decade,” and “sugar-laden beverages” are […]
August 17, 2009

Sports creams may do little for pain

You know, there are just certain things I’ve never questioned — like sports creams help sore muscles or joints. Well, it turns out that one may […]
August 19, 2009

Four lifestyle choices reduce risk of chronic disease 80 percent

What an interesting new study. It concludes that to dramatically reduce your healthcare costs, to lengthen your life, to improve the quality of your life, and, […]
August 20, 2009

New H1N1 Swing Flu guidelines for businesses

NBC Nightly News last night, in their lead story, reported, “Government health officials have been brainstorming for weeks now, working on guidelines for what is expected […]
August 20, 2009

Perinatal Hospice Care on the Rise

I bet most of you have never heard of “perinatal hospice.” A dear friend of mine, Byron Calhoun, MD, is considered the founder of the perinatal […]
August 23, 2009

Women who want to live longer need to become more optimistic

In my new book, 10 Essentials of Happy, Healthy People, (available about 9/1//09I discuss how “toxic attitudes” can lead to disease, dysfuntion, and disorder. Now, a […]