Infectious disease

January 3, 2024

Well done my good and faithful servant

As a follower of Jesus, I’ve always wanted, once I arrive in Heaven, to hear my Lord say, “Well done, my good and faithful servant” (Mt. […]
January 2, 2024

January 2, 1944 – A teenage WWII hero prepares to ship out – Part 2 – Final leave

Phil Larimore”s leave finally came through after New Year’s Day. There wasn’t enough time to make one last visit to his parents and see Marilyn, however. […]
January 2, 2024

Monthly Family Update – January 2024

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: Starting a new blog series: Where Was Phil Larimore 80 Years Ago Today? Wreaths Across America honors my […]
January 1, 2024

January 1, 1944 – A teenage WWII hero was prepares to ship out – Part 1 – Fort Bragg

Today marks the beginning of a new blog series in which you can follow my father, who as a teenager, entered and fought in World War […]
January 1, 2024

Ask Dr. Walt 38 – Diet Dilemmas: What Works, What Doesn’t?

Did you know that in most countries around the world, the majority of the population are overweight or obese. Many of these folks are trying or […]
December 29, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt 36 – Healthy nutrition resolutions for the New Year

Did you know the American Heart Association has published updated dietary guidance that outlines ten recommendations for improving your nutrition and your hearth health? If you […]
December 27, 2023

“Vaccine News You Can Use” for Family Physicians – Fall 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 […]
December 25, 2023

Have a Merry Christmas knowing that “The Darkness Will NOT Win!”

Barb and I hope you and yours have a Christ-centered, warm-memory-creating, family filled Christmas and a Blessed New Year. And, we pray you’ll be blessed by […]
May 16, 2022

COVID the 3rd-leading cause of U.S. deaths — Vaccines could have prevented over half

COVID-19 accounted for 460,513 deaths in the US last year, up almost 20% from 2020, making it the third-leading cause of death in the country for […]
May 31, 2022

Steps to help prevent tick or mosquito bites

The Memorial Day weekend, the official start of summer is behind us, so it’s time to begin thinking about summer safety tips. Here’s the latest evidence-based […]
June 10, 2022

Inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions tied to avoidable adverse events and expenditures in children

Healio reports, “Researchers found that inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions were associated with avoidable adverse drug events in children, including Clostridioides difficile, and substantial health care expenditures.”
July 18, 2022

Don’t throw out expired COVID home tests

According to an update from ConsumerLab.com, “If you are storing an antigen test for future use, be aware that some have longer shelf-lives (i.e., time from manufacture to […]
August 7, 2022

Sunday Note – A Dangerous Trend: Video-Based Abortions

My wife, Barb and I, are so grateful to many of you for your past support for our “Walk for Life” for Life Network. It’s just […]
September 15, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – Keeping Nail Care Safe

Dear Dr. Walt, what are the health risks of getting a manicure or pedicure? I’ve heard they can spread fungal diseases. Is that true? — Wanting a […]