Alternative Medicine

November 21, 2023

Thanksgiving over the loss of a child?

A dear woman, who I don’t know and have never met, Stephanie Anderson, recently lost her little boy, Isaiah, in utero. She has penned a beautiful […]
November 20, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt 28 – School-Based Sex Education

It seems like everyone except parents want to teach or indoctrinate our children about their views and beliefs about sexual health and morals. Many claim to […]
November 17, 2023

Today, on our 50th Wedding Anniversary, can we share our story with you?

Barbara Ann Shaw and I gave shared our vows with family and friends, each other, and the Lord 50 years ago today. We’ve known each since […]
November 15, 2023

2nd Chance Proposal — 50 years later

Barb and I were engaged on Valentine’s eve, February 13, 1973, and then married on November 17, 1973 — 50 years ago the day after tomorrow. […]
November 13, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt 27 – Natural Medicines for Upper Respiratory Infections like a cold or the flu

The “common cold” is aptly named as nearly everyone catches colds. The U.S. population experiences nearly one billion colds annually. Children usually have about six to […]
November 10, 2023

Question: Is a high cholesterol linked to increased dementia risk?

Hi, everyone. I’m family physician, Dr. Walt Larimore, with an Apple a Day. You may know that a high level of low-density lipoprotein, commonly known as […]
November 8, 2023

Colorado Springs area folks are invited to my Veterans Day book signing this Saturday

I’ll be signing my WW II book, At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing Horse, on […]
November 6, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt 26 – The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons

Besides seeing patients in the office, and seeing you here each week, I am blessed to be able to write books. I not only want to […]
April 21, 2009

Considering an Alternative Therapy? Here are signs that it may be fraudulent and unsafe

According to HealthDay News, alternative therapies, such as herbal remedies, acupuncture, or acupressure, are becoming increasingly popular. But you should always use caution when experimenting with […]
April 24, 2009

Faith-Based Health and Healing – Part 12 – Biblical Principles on Which to Base Medical Decisions and The Power of Faith

This is the last entry in this series — which has been one of the most popular I’ve written. I hope it’s been helpful for you […]
May 15, 2009

Suggestions for storing, scheduling medications

To avoid the possibility of medication overdose, interaction or reaction; or to avoid missing a medication — you must pay attention to how often, how, and […]
May 22, 2009

Supposed ‘miracle drug’ for autism called ‘junk’

Desperate to help their autistic children, hundreds of parents nationwide are turning to an unproven and potentially damaging treatment: multiple high doses of a drug sometimes […]
May 22, 2009

Kava for Anxiety: Is Short-Term Use Safe?

A water-soluble extract of the plant kava was found to be safe and highly effective for the short-term treatment of anxiety in a new study. But […]