preventing heart disease

July 19, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – The joy of caring for the Little Ones (Part 3)

Besides keeping my practice youthful, the children I cared for kept me young as well. I hope you will enjoy a few stories about these “Little Ones” […]
July 18, 2022

Don’t throw out expired COVID home tests

According to an update from ConsumerLab.com, “If you are storing an antigen test for future use, be aware that some have longer shelf-lives (i.e., time from manufacture to […]
July 17, 2022

Sunday Note – Letter to a devastated Christian friend or the redemption of a “broken pot”

In 2019, I had a dear friend that went through an absolutely horrifying experience when a group of his former friends and colleagues promoted now-proved-totally-wrong accusations […]
July 16, 2022

Saturday Book Videos – Coauthor Mike Yorkey referees a “fight” between fans AND the book trailer

I love my coauthor, Mike Yorkey. We’ve collaborated on two books over the last two decades: God’s Design for the Highly Healthy Teen (2004) and At First […]
July 15, 2022

Most women unaware of increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease

The Hill reports, “An overwhelming majority of women are unaware they face an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease compared to men.”
July 14, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – “Sitting Disease” increases risk of chronic illness and premature death

This week’s “Ask Dr. Walt” question comes from “Sofa Bound in South Carolina.” Dear Dr. Walt, my family doctor said I must start exercising. She said it […]
July 13, 2022

Dr. Walt’s books are all on sale at Amazon Prime Day today

Prime Day is Amazon’s annual deal event exclusively for Prime members, featuring epic deals on top brands. It’s also an opportunity to pick up most of […]
July 12, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – The joy of caring for the Little Ones (Part 2)

Besides keeping my practice youthful, the children I cared for kept me young as well. I hope you will enjoy a few stories about these “Little Ones” […]
February 16, 2012

Different types of stress said to have different effects on body

The Wall Street Journal discusses the differences between the benefits of and damaging types of stress.
February 10, 2022

Worry increases a man’s heart disease risks, even when young

Healio reports, “Higher levels of anxiety were linked to increases in cardiometabolic risk biomarkers over time in men researchers reported in the Journal of the American Heart […]
February 21, 2022

Marijuana use associated with higher cardiovascular risk

Under the “this should be absolutely no surprise” category, new research suggests that the use of marijuana may raise a person’s risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease […]
April 4, 2022

Holy guacamole! Could eating avocado reduce CVD risk?

CNN reports that “eating avocados reduced the risk of” cardiovascular disease (CVD) “in both men and women, including when eaten in place of butter, cheese or processed […]
April 12, 2022

More good news about coffee lowering risk for heart disease, stroke, and all-cause mortality

There is an association between drinking coffee — particularly two to three cups each day — and a lower risk of new or worsening heart disease, a […]
May 3, 2022

Most people do NOT need a daily low-dose aspirin

CNN reports that “after years of recommending regular aspirin to prevent heart attack and stroke,” scientists with the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force (USPSTF) “now see little […]