preventing heart disease

September 6, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – Kissimmee Tales Part 5

I’m continuing to excerpt for you chapters from the first of two books about my early years in family medicine in Kissimmee, Florida – The Best […]
September 5, 2022

Grilling this Labor Day? Spices may play role in reducing cancer risk!

This is a repost of a 2010 blog of mine. But I thought it might be a great reminder to those of us who love to […]
September 4, 2022

Sunday Message – Tips on Sharing Your Faith in Jesus with Others

This Sunday message is excerpted from an article I wrote entitled, “Unique Opportunities to Share the Gospel” that was written to encourage healthcare professionals to bring […]
September 3, 2022

Saturday Book Report – WWII Book a Silver Medalist at the Military Writers Society of America awards ceremony

https://amzn.to/3Lp0MCw Barb and I traveled to New Orleans for the Military Writers Society of America (MWSA) Conference and Awards Ceremony held at the Higgins Hotel, which is […]
September 2, 2022

Monthly Family Update – September 2022

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: My WWII book awarded a Silver Medal by the Military Writers Society of America A Major Review of […]
September 1, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – Are Non-Stick Pots and Pans Safe?

Dear Dr. Walt, Are Teflon pans safe? Are there better nonstick alternatives? —Kitchen Cookin’ in Kentucky
August 31, 2022

Smoking in pregnancy tied to harmful brain changes in unborn babies and children

A study involving more than 2,700 children ages 9 to 11 found that exposure to maternal smoking during pregnancy was associated with lower brain volumes as […]
August 30, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – Kissimmee Tales Part 4

I’m continuing to excerpt for you chapters from the first of two books about my early years in family medicine in Kissimmee, Florida – The Best […]
June 28, 2010

Study: Working overtime increases heart risk

People who regularly put in overtime and work 10 or 11-hour days increase their heart disease risk by nearly two-thirds, research suggests. The findings come from a […]
July 12, 2010

Regular teeth brushing linked to healthier hearts

Your mom told you to brush your teeth at least twice a day. Now comes another study proving mom right. Long-time readers know that in at […]
July 12, 2010

Should some kids take fish oil supplements?

This last April I blogged on the topic, “Should Kids take Fish Oil Supplements?” and concluded, “… most kids don’t need fish oil supplements.” However, for […]
July 16, 2010

Tea and coffee ‘protect against heart disease’

Drinking several cups of tea or coffee a day appears to protect against heart disease, a 13-year-long study from the Netherlands has found. It adds to a […]
July 16, 2010

Coffee may have perks for longer living

Drinking up to six cups of coffee a day may lower the overall odds of dying prematurely, mainly because it cuts the risk of dying from […]
July 30, 2010

Mediterranean diet also helps existing heart disease

Eating a Mediterranean-style diet can help heart patients stay healthy, new research from Greece shows. The Mediterranean diet, which I recommend in my book, 10 Essentials […]