Heart Health

April 17, 2024

April 17, 1944 – Even the dead are not safe on the Anzio beachhead

War correspondent, Ernie Pyle, wrote, “In addition to its regular job of furnishing food and clothing to the troops, the Quartermaster Corps of the Fifth Army […]
April 17, 2024

Praying with patients in clinical care (ICMDA Webinar – 1 of 5)

I was honored, privileged, and blessed to present a series of five global webinars for the International Christian Medical and Dental Associations. I’ll post  one a […]
April 16, 2024

April 16, 1944 – Flat battleground at Anzio has driven entire U. S. Army into dugouts

War correspondent, Ernie Pyle, wrote, “You’ve heard how flat the land of the Anzio beachhead is. You’ve heard how strange and naked our soldiers feel with […]
April 15, 2024

April 15, 1944 – Mules to the Rescue on Anzio

“The Infantryman, the soldier whose greatest armor is his courage; whose most dependable vehicle are his own two feet; whose weapons are those only which he can carry and […]
April 14, 2024

April 14, 1944 – Anzio—Where our men held. Generals may have erred, but doughboys didn’t

AP writer, Daniel De Luce, wrote, “This sun bathed strip of the Italian coast which has cost more Allied lives to hold than any other piece […]
April 14, 2024

An Introduction to my New Devotional: “What the Bible Says About …”

Many of you may remember when I was posting my “Morning Glory, Evening Grace” twice-a-day Biblical devotion in the remote past. For a number of years […]
April 13, 2024

April 13, 1944 – Allies on beachhead stronger than ever; new drive is near

War Corespondent, Robert Vermillion, wrote, “Allied positions on the Anzio beachhead are stronger than ever 84 days after its founding, and the Germans, now completely on […]
April 12, 2024

April 12, 1944 – Phil writes home after being ordered back to the front line

The Marnemen were eventually ordered back to the front lines on April 12th, replacing the 45th Infantry Division in the Carano-Padigliano area. Their mission was to “straighten […]
March 31, 2008

Cholesterol Drug Controversy Continues

The controversy about Vytorin and Zetia continues. As I’ve been saying since this story began to break, the group of patients studied was one that had […]
March 31, 2008

Cholesterol Testing Not Enough for Some

This story is important for readers that plan to have their cholesterol level checked this year. Not only should you get an entire lipid profile (which […]
April 4, 2008

Heart group urges “hands-only” CPR in emergencies

For CPR – kiss “mouth-to-mouth” goodbye The American Heart Association is now recommending what it calls “Hands Only” CPR (chest compressions alone with NO mouth-to-mouth resuscitation). […]
May 28, 2008

Dr. Walt’s Take on the Health Headlines – May 28, 2008

Please let me know if you like this type of entry or not. Your feedback will be very helpful to me. Best Treatment for Vertigo Is […]
May 30, 2008

Dr. Walt’s Take on the Health Headlines – May 30, 2008

Here are my takes on some of today’s health headlines: Vitamin D for babies may prevent type 1 diabetes A new systematic review reports to have […]
June 9, 2008

Should Recommendation for Heart CT Screening be Heeded?

Reuters News is reporting that a group of prominent cardiologists, dubbed the SHAPE Task Force, is recommending we doctors not only look at standard risk factors […]