childhood overweight

January 30, 2024

January 30, 1944 – A teenage WWII hero prepares to ship out – Part 7 – Boarding the ship

On January 30, 1944, Phil boarded a train at Camp Patrick Henry that would transport the men to Norfolk, Virginia, on the Chesapeake Bay. His eyes […]
January 30, 2024

Have “immense numbers” of those who received the COVID vaccine actually had “ruinously adverse effects” or “died”?

Yesterday, a reader wrote to me saying, “That immense numbers of those to whom mRNA “vaccines” have been administered have been ruinously adversely affected by their […]
January 29, 2024

Florida Surgeon General’s anti-vax warning debunked

Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo, MD, PhD, recently issued a strongly-worded warning that COVID-19 mRNA vaccines should not be used. Paul Offit, MD, of Children’s Hospital […]
January 26, 2024

Good-bye to “Ask Dr Walt” after four seasons on LiftableTV

From 2021-2022, I was honored to host a TV show, “Ask Dr. Walt” on LiftableTV. I was delighted that the show ran for four seasons, totaling […]
January 24, 2024

A newly discovered eyewitness account of my father’s last WWII battle in which he lost his leg and almost his life

Two weeks I posted an article about my WWII book, At First Light, in which I mentioned that my father, Major Philip B. Larimore, Jr., one […]
January 22, 2024

Ask Dr. Walt 35 – Sexual identity and transgenderism

A novel way of thinking about one’s body has entered into popular culture. “Transgender” individuals refer to their “gender” as a sexual identity that may be […]
January 19, 2024

January 19, 1944 – A teenage WWII hero prepares to ship out – Part 6 – Final letter home

Phil wrote his mother from Fort Meade, Maryland. It’s unclear when or where Phil learned of his transfer to the 3rd Infantry Division. Certainly in this […]
January 19, 2024

Ask Dr. Walt 34 – To become a better parent focus on your parenting style

In my career, I’ve attended the births of over 1500 babies. In almost every case, the parents wanted to be great parents. But most of them […]
June 2, 2011

Family meals reduce risk of children being overweight

The CNN “Eatocracy” blog reports, “A study in the journal Pediatrics finds that children and adolescents who share meals with their families at least three times per […]
June 5, 2011

Kids who sleep less gain more weight

If kids get fewer hours of sleep, they may start packing on the pounds, researchers say in a new study. In fact, each additional hour of sleep […]
June 16, 2011

Burning the midnight oil may lead to weight gain

‘Night owls’ take in an average of 248 more calories per day, a recent study found. As such, folks who consistently stay up late may be […]
July 7, 2011

Life expectancy has fallen in hundreds of US counties

In my 2005 book, SuperSized Kids: How to protect your child from the obesity threat, I published this the then shocking statement, “If we don’t get […]
July 24, 2011

Experts concerned about growing number of youth with type 2 diabetes

In a past blog I told you that “Type 2 diabetes (is) appearing more often in kids.” Now that story is worsening.
April 8, 2022

Want to boost the intelligence and cognitive ability of your overweight kid?

A new study is reporting that kids that are overweight or obese can get a signicant “brain boost” from exercise.