Mental Health

August 4, 2023

My father – My hero and now an Army 3rd Infantry Division hero

I’m over the moon and delighted to share with you some great news. My father and my hero, MAJ Philip B. Larimore, Jr., was inducted into […]
August 2, 2023

Monthly Family Update – August 2023

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: My Father inducted into the 3rd Infantry Division’s Marne Hall of Fame Colorado Springs station’s coverage of Dad […]
July 31, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt 13 – Essential #6 – Cultivate a Positive Spirituality OR The Essential of Spiritual Health (Part 2)

Did you know your spiritual health, or lack thereof, can have a direct effect on your physical and emotional health, as well as your overall and […]
July 28, 2023

How to Cherish Your Wife (Part 2)

I hope you enjoyed Part 1 of the talk I gave to a large group of physicians and their spouses at Focus on the Family (FOTF) […]
July 26, 2023

How to Cherish Your Wife (Part 1)

I gave a talk to a large group of physicians and their spouses at Focus on the Family (FOTF) in Colorado Springs back in the 1990s. […]
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 […]
February 16, 2009

Dr. Walt chosen to work with Coach Joe Gibbs and his “Game Plan for Life.”

I’ve been working since last summer on a chapter that will appear in a book with three-time Super Bowl winning coach and NASCAR owner, Joe Gibbs. […]
February 20, 2009

Faith-Based Health and Healing – Part 3 – Devout Faith Helps but Does Not Guarantee Good Health

Interest in the connection between faith and health has led to a relatively large number of studies investigating the link. Some religious groups, including some actively […]
February 27, 2009

Faith-Based Health and Healing – Part 4 – Can Faith be Unhealthy?

While faith can have positive effects on health, it can also have negative effects. Although religious beliefs are a source of comfort and support for many […]
March 13, 2009

Faith-Based Health and Healing – Part 6 – Why God’s Response to Prayer Isn’t Always to Heal

Despite what many television preachers tell us, the Bible does not teach that God’s response to a prayer to cure illness is an immediate physical healing. […]
March 18, 2009

Ironically, the most devout are the most likely to utilize death-to-the-end treatment

The New York Times reports, “Terminally ill cancer patients who drew comfort from religion were far more likely to seek aggressive, life-prolonging care in the week […]
March 20, 2009

Faith-Based Health and Healing – Part 7 – Not All Healing is From God

How we pursue health and healing is very important. Our concern, as Christians, is that there are wrong ways (even evil ways) people can pursue and […]