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October 5, 2022

Breast cancer risk lower with physical activity

Increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary time may reduce a woman’s breast cancer risk. This encouraging finding is based on research published in the British Journal of […]
October 4, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – Kissimmee Tales Chapter 6B – Cowboy Country

For the next few months, I’m excerpting chapters from the first of two books about my early years in family medicine in Kissimmee, Florida – The […]
October 2, 2022

Monthly Family Update – October 2022

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: A physician writes a sweet note My Father was featured in a nice article
October 1, 2022

Saturday Book Report – THIS NEXT WEDNESDAY October 5 watch or record my national address about my WWII book this Wednesday

This coming Wednesday, October 1, 2002, I’ll be addressing a national audience to talk about my WWII book, At First Light: A True World War II […]
September 30, 2022

Exchanging 30 minutes of social media a day with exercise benefits mental health

According to a report in Medical News Today, replacing 30 minutes of social media use per day with physical activity can enhance emotional well-being and reduce […]
September 29, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – Primary or secondary prevention?

Dear Dr. Walt, I overheard two friends talking about preventive medicine. They were talking about primary and secondary prevention, but I’m not sure I understand the difference. […]
September 28, 2022

A new study shows that too much TV time really may harm your brain

HealthDay reported that older adults who get a lot of “screen time” may have an increased risk of developing dementia — but a lot depends on what […]
September 27, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – Kissimmee Tales Chapter 6A – Cowboy Country

For the next few months, I’m excerpting chapters from the first of two books about my early years in family medicine in Kissimmee, Florida – The […]
April 28, 2010

The Cat’s Out of the Bag on the True Costs of the Healthcare Reform Bill

My friend, Congressman Doug Lamborn, sent me a just published report from the nonpartisan, independent actuaries at the Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare […]
April 28, 2010

Bedside Economics and Healthcare Reform – A Christian Doctor’s Response

My dear friend, Al Weir, MD, is an oncologist in Memphis, TN. He has served in Africa as a missionary and served with the Christian Medical […]
January 19, 2011

ObamaCare Repealed in the House

The House of Representatives resumed debate this morning on H.R. 2, legislation to repeal ObamaCare. A final vote came this evening, and it, as expected, passed […]
January 28, 2011

As Healthcare Reform Takes Hold, 74% of Physicians Will Retire or Seek Other Alternatives

Healthcare reform, should it survive legal challenge, repeal, and/or non-funding, will usher in a new era of medicine in which physicians will, according to a report in […]