Woman’s Health

August 5, 2011

Magazine photoshopping linked to eating disorders

ABC World News reported, “Just about every magazine in the world does it – tweaks those cover photos and glamour shots to perfection.” But, ABC correspondent Linsey […]
August 5, 2011

Does finger length predict a private part’s length in men?

Forgive me, but I just couldn’t resist posting this. For it turns out, the relative length of a man’s index and ring fingers might be a […]
August 4, 2011

Patients are asking me how to manage their diabetes during fasting

I have the privilege of being the Medical Director at the Mission Medical Clinic, a Christian clinic for the working poor in Colorado Springs. Because we […]
August 3, 2011

Ob/Gyn group issues new guidelines recommending yearly mammograms starting at age 40

There’s been a lot of conflicting advice about when women should start getting regular mammograms. Now the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has issued its […]
August 3, 2011

Longest trial ever confirms mammograms’ benefits

Mammography screening reduces breast cancer deaths even more than most experts have long believed, according to a new, large-scale Swedish trial. In the study, with a follow-up […]
August 2, 2011

Larimore Family Newsletter – August 2011

Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: Publication Update 1)   Be your own healthcare quarterback 2)   Can the birth control pill cause abortions? […]
August 1, 2011

Diet soft drinks may increase waist circumference

Medscape reported that, according to research presented at the American Diabetes Association’s annual meeting, “consumers of diet soft drinks experienced a 70% greater increase in waist […]
July 31, 2011

Why does TV viewing lead to obesity in children? Turns out there are several reasons

Obesity experts have been saying for over a decade that children who sit in front of the TV screen day in and day out tend to […]
October 25, 2021

Is acetaminophen during pregnancy now considered risky?

Pregnancy can be a time of great joy and expectation for a young family. But a pregnant woman needs to be especially careful of what she […]
October 27, 2021

What is the new alarm about fake pain pills and fatalities?

The Drug Enforcement Administration, or DEA, issued a public warning that a growing number of fake pills bought online are laced with potentially lethal amounts of the synthetic […]
October 28, 2021

Why is there a no-chemo revolution in treating breast cancer?

The New York Times reported that a “quiet revolution in breast cancer treatment” is underway in which there is “a slow chipping away at the number of people […]
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 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 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 […]