attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

October 2, 2023

Monthly Family Update – October 2023

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: Wonderful trips to Wyoming and Stockholm, Sweden More honors for my Father: LSU Museum exhibit, OCS Hall of […]
September 29, 2023

Apple a Day 005 – Alarming news on eating habits—our diets may be more deadly than smoking

Hi, everyone. I’m family physician, Dr. Walt Larimore, with an Apple a Day. A recent study published Lancet analyzed the diets of people in 195 countries. […]
September 27, 2023

Question: Does acupuncture have any medical benefit?

One of the readers of Today’s Christian Living, a bi-monthly magazine for which I write a “Ask Dr. Walt” column, asked, “Does acupuncture have any medical benefit?”
September 25, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt 21 – Disciplines to Improve Your Spiritual Health

In past programs we’ve discussed how your spiritual health, or lack thereof, can improve or detract from your physical, relational, and emotional/mental health. Just as we […]
September 22, 2023

Apple a Day 004 – Tips on drug cost savings programs

Hi, everyone. I’m family physician, Dr. Walt Larimore, with an Apple a Day. There’s been a lot of debate about discount cards, coupons, and other prescription drug […]
September 20, 2023

Apple a Day 003 – Eat your fruits and veggies—but what’s the best time to do so?

Hi, everyone. I’m family physician, Dr. Walt Larimore, with an Apple a Day. And this one was news to me! A recent study found that people […]
September 18, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt 20 – Healthful Attitudes

Are there any attitude changes that you can make, starting today, that can quickly begin to improve your health? Well, not only are there, but they […]
September 15, 2023

Apple a Day 002 – Health fads that are less than meaty-ocre—such as fake beef

Hi, everyone. I’m family physician, Dr. Walt Larimore, with an Apple a Day. The latest fad in the “vegetarian” and “healthy food” categories involves a slew […]
June 12, 2008

St. John’s Wort No Help in ADHD

ABC News reports a new study suggesting that St. John’s wort is not a useful treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Although the researchers […]
June 17, 2009

Could ADHD medications cause sudden death in children?

A new study, published online in the American Journal of Psychiatry, concluded  that indicated that “the stimulants may be associated with sudden death.” If your child […]
July 13, 2009

ADHD – Information for parents

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral condition that can affect both social interaction and academics. Parents have LOTS of questions about ADHD. The American Academy of […]
August 16, 2010

ADHD drugs have no long-term growth effects: study

When I wrote the medical sections for the book, Why ADHD Doesn’t Mean Disaster, I discussed the fact that there had been concerns, in some circles, […]
August 8, 2022

Breastfeeding tied to academic performance, ADHD risk among children born preterm

HealthDay reports that “preterm infants who are breastfed do better in school and are less likely to develop attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).”