AMA

December 8, 2021

Five hours of moderate exercise a week reduces cancer risk

Just a few hours a week of moderate exercise may reduce your risk of cancer, a new study suggests.
December 7, 2021

Dietary choices could prevent healthy sleep

Sleep medicine experts say five substances people regularly consume can have a negative effect on sleep quality and duration.
December 6, 2021

“Cold turkey” helps smokers quit better than E-cigarettes

Using e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to keep from relapsing to cigarettes doesn’t appear to be effective.
December 4, 2021

My Fabulous New TV Show for Those Who Want to Write a Book (with a special price for YOU!)

I’m so excited to announce that my newest TV show just launched last Thursday (December 2) on LiftableTV. It’s NOT a medical show, but a show […]
December 3, 2021

FDA unveils proposal to make hearing aids available over the counter

A long-awaited Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposal would allow millions of consumers to buy over-the-counter hearing aids in stores or online without a prescription or […]
December 2, 2021

The longer your bad cholesterol is high, the greater your risk of a heart attack

New research is reporting that the longer a person has high LDL, the greater their risk of suffering a heart attack or cardiac arrest.
December 1, 2021

Monthly Family Update – December 2021

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: “The Best Gift” released November 16 Great Review for The Best Gift “Ask Dr. Walt” in Today’s Christian […]
December 1, 2021

It’s a no-no for most to take low-dose aspirin to prevent first heart attack, stroke, or colon cancer

After years of recommending that middle-aged and older Americans consider taking low-dose aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke, the U.S. Preventive Services Task […]
June 13, 2008

AMA to consider endorsing undercover patients

  USA Today is reporting that the ethics council of the American Medical Association is pressing the doctors group to endorse the practice of undercover patients. […]
June 16, 2008

American Medical Association Attacking Pro-Life Pharmacists on Plan B Drug

LifeNews is reporting that The American Medical Association is coming under criticism for attacking pro-life pharmacists and others who want to opt out of dispensing objectionable […]
June 25, 2008

Lack of vitamin D raises death risk

The AP is reporting new research linking low vitamin D levels with deaths from heart disease and other causes. In fact, patients with the lowest blood […]
June 17, 2009

AMA adopts new policy on anti-aging and bioidentical hormones

The American Medical Association (AMA) says there’s no scientific proof to back up the claims of anti-aging or so-called ‘bioidentical’ hormones. And, quite frankly, I have […]
July 29, 2009

AMA considering role of physicians’ clothing in transmitting bacteria

Picture a doctor in your mind’s eye, and what do you see? A stethoscope, maybe. Perhaps a little black bag. And almost certainly a white lab […]
December 16, 2009

Head of Christian Doctors Group Quits AMA Over Pro-Abortion Advocacy

I received an announcement this morning from my dear friend, David Stevens, MD, announcing something that is coming as a surprise to many — his resignation […]