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July 24, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt 12 – Essential #6 – Cultivate a Positive Spirituality OR The Essential of Spiritual Health (Part 1)

What do doctors mean when they talk about spiritual health? And did you know that your spiritual health can have a dramatic effect on your physical […]
July 21, 2023

Letter to a devastated Christian OR “The redemption of a ‘broken bowl'”

A few years back, I had a dear friend that went through an absolutely horrifying experience when a group of his former friends and colleagues promoted […]
July 19, 2023

“Vaccine News You Can Use” for Family Physicians – Summer 2023

I’ve been honored to write a quarterly column, “Vaccine News You Can Use” for the Colorado Family Physician journal for a number of years. If you’d […]
July 17, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt 11 – Essential #5 – Avoid Loneliness Like the Plague OR The Essential of Relationships (Part 2)

I shared in our last episode how love, social support, intimacy, security, safety, satisfaction, connectedness, and community all can affect our physical, emotional, and spiritual health. […]
July 13, 2023

The Writer’s Studio 14 – My Interview with Philip Yancey (Part 2)

Award Winning and uber best-selling author Philip Yancey returns to share his experience as a writer as well as a few tips for aspiring writers in […]
July 12, 2023

Magazine touts Phil Larimore’s heroics in WWII and the book about him

I was delighted to see this article in North magazine about my father, his WWII heroics, and the award-winning book about him and the men with whom he […]
July 10, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt – Episode #10 – Essential #5 – Avoid Loneliness Like the Plague OR The Essential of Relationships (Part 1)

How important are positive friendships and healthful family relationships? You may be stunned to learn that without them, your physical, mental, and spiritual health may suffer. […]
July 7, 2023

The Writer’s Studio 13 – My Interview with Philip Yancey (Part 1)

Philip Yancey is one of the most celebrated Christian authors in America and sits down with me to share a little about his background and how […]
December 3, 2010

Hormone therapy after menopause may worsen breast cancer

The CBS Evening News recently reported, “For women going through menopause, the decision about whether to take hormone replacement therapy has been controversial and confusing.” In […]
December 3, 2010

Physicians increasingly concerned about breast cancer campaign’s misleading message

One of my most read blogs in recent months is this one: “Nurse practitioner writes about her decision to stop getting mammograms.” Now, for a fitting […]
December 6, 2010

Statin drugs may lower colon cancer risk: study

Statin drugs, which are used to lower cholesterol, may also lower the risk of colon cancer by as much as 12 percent, U.S. researchers have reported. The […]
December 6, 2010

Low-dose aspirin reduces risk of developing and dying from colon cancer

ABC World News reported what most of us doctors have known for some time: that “at high doses, aspirin can cause side effects, like bleeding and […]
December 6, 2010

Lack of sleep linked to risky precancerous colon polyps

In most of my health books, I discuss the reams of studies now showing myriad benefits from consistently getting a good night’s sleep. Now, we have […]
December 8, 2010

Breast Cancer Surgeon Explains How Abortion Elevates Risk for Women

As breast cancer awareness increases among women, one leading breast cancer surgeon and professor has written a full explanation of one of the risks women need […]