Woman’s Health

January 1, 2012

Exercise improves sleep quality

Exercise now, sleep better tonight: A study finds that 150 minutes of exercise a week significantly improves sleep quality.
January 1, 2012

Larimore Family Newsletter – January 2012

Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: Book Sale Family Update Publication Update 1) Walt’s New On-Line Devotional Events of the last month Upcoming […]
December 31, 2011

Statins reduce risk of dying from prostate cancer

Reuters reports that, according to a study published online in the journal Cancer, use of statins may be linked to a lower risk of death from […]
December 30, 2011

Coffee reduces risk of cancer in women

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports that research published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention suggests that “drinking four or more cups of caffeinated […]
December 30, 2011

Long-term statin use declared safe safe

Recent research published in The Lancet suggests that the benefits from statins, the revolutionary class of cholesterol-lowering medications, “increase the longer someone takes them with NO […]
December 29, 2011

Review: Acupuncture may be safe treatment for kids

HealthDay reports, “When done by well-trained professionals, acupuncture can be a safe treatment for children,” according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics.
December 29, 2011

Canadian guidelines recommend against mammograms for women in their 40’s

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports that “a Canadian task force recommends” that women in their 40s should not undergo “routine mammograms.”
December 28, 2011

“Broken heart syndrome” far more common in women than men

The AP reports, “Females are seven to nine times more likely to suffer” Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, also known as “‘broken heart syndrome,’ when sudden or prolonged stress […]
September 27, 2010

Generics As Good As Costly Blood Pressure Meds, Study Finds

A new study is reporting what I’ve been telling my patients for years: generic blood pressure medications are as good as the far more costly brand […]
September 27, 2010

CDC: Flu Vaccine Has Arrived … Get Yours ASAP

The CDC’s ‘Flu Ends with U’ Campaign has started and most doctors offices and pharmacies already have the vaccine in stock. It may still be late summer, […]
September 27, 2010

The Blessing of Anastasha – Part 13 – Day of Life 221

Little Anastasha, whose life we’ve been following for the last 13 weeks, is now about 221 days old, despite her terminal diagnosis of anencephaly. She continues […]
September 29, 2010

What are the Healthiest Fast Food Breakfasts?

Healthy fast-food breakfasts? Sounds like an oxymoron, eh? Well, there may be some options for your consideration. And according to at least one expert, they’ll help […]
October 1, 2010

Infidelity Rises When She Makes More Than He Does

A new study finds that men are more likely to cheat if their income is much lower than what their wife or female partner makes, while […]
October 4, 2010

Problems Persist With Ginseng Supplements

Long-time readers know of my fondness for ConsumerLab.com. Their independent testing of natural medications (herbs, vitamins, and supplements) guides my teaching and my prescribing. Now, a […]