Alternative Medicine

August 30, 2023

A wonderful dream about my father

I have a long-time, dear, dear friend, Al Weir, MD, who has for many years written a weekly devotion for the Christian Medical and Dental Associations […]
August 28, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt 17 – Essential #10 – Team Up with Winning Health Care Professionals OR The Essential of Teamwork

Optimum health requires not only that you take personal responsibility for your healthcare and choose to be your own healthcare quarterback, but also that you wisely […]
August 25, 2023

Faith flags, faith stories, and faith prescriptions in clinical practice

On Thursday, June 1, I gave a webinar for Christian healthcare professionals who are members of the International Medical and Dental Christian Associations. ICMDA has given […]
August 23, 2023

9 Dogface soldiers inducted to Marne Hall of Fame — including my Dad

I was pleased to be sent an article from The Coastal Courier about the 3rd Infantry Division’s recent induction ceremony for their Marne Hall of Fame […]
August 21, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt 16 – Essential #9 – Be Your Own Health Care Quarterback OR The Essential of Personal Responsibility and Empowerment

Many of my patients tell me they feel baffled, even powerless, in the face of myriad healthcare options. They also seem confused over medical reporting in […]
August 18, 2023

Spiritual Interventions in Healthcare: Becoming an Everyday Missionary Wherever God Plants You!

On Thursday, March 30, 2023, I was honored to be asked to do a ZOOM presentation to a combined Christian Medical and Dental Associations meeting of […]
August 16, 2023

“At First Light” a 2023 International Page Turner Book Award Finalist

I’m super excited to announce the my and Mike Yorkey‘s WWII book, At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, […]
August 14, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt 15 – Essential # 8 – The essential of discovering your destiny OR How to nurture your hopes and dreams

Have you ever wondered if you’re on the right road in life? Do you have unfulfilled hopes and dreams? Have you ever wanted to discovery your […]
January 27, 2010

Benefits of multivitamins called into question

The Washington Post (1/26, http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/25/AR2010012503128.html) reports that despite the multitude of varieties of multivitamins available, there is “little evidence that any of these products actually result […]
February 10, 2010

Fish oil may stave off psychiatric illness

The AP reports that “fish oil pills may be able to save some young people with signs of mental illness from descending into schizophrenia,” according to […]
February 16, 2010

Colon Cleansing and Body Detoxification: Any Evidence of Benefit or Harm?

Claims of marked health benefits from “detoxification” have stimulated public interest in colonic cleansing and generated a multimillion-dollar industry promoting oral agents, colonic hydrotherapy, or enema […]
February 16, 2010

Acupuncture found lacking for fibromyalgia

Reuters Health is reporting on a new study examining the treatment of fibromyalgia with acupuncture. Indeed, acupuncture may provide some temporary pain relief for people with […]
February 16, 2010

Herbals and Heart Health

The folks at Natural Standard recently sent out a notice of a significant review in the cardiology literature on the potential interactions between herbs and heart […]
March 17, 2010

New report questions effectiveness of Saw Palmetto for prostate health

According to a new report by the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database (NMCD), saw palmetto might not be as effective as we used to think for reducing […]