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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 […]
September 13, 2023

A Voice from the Past Provides an Overwhelming Blessing

A couple of months ago, I received an email from an old friend, Chuck. We grew up together in Baton Rouge and competed on the same […]
September 11, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt 19 – Brain Health – Part Two

People increasingly understand there are no medical cures for dementia or Alzheimer’s. No wonder more than one-third of all adults and over 80 percent of older […]
September 8, 2023

Apple a Day 001 – The Nordic Diet

Hi, everyone. I’m family physician, Dr. Walt Larimore, with an Apple a Day. A new study shows that adults who follow the Nordic diet have greater […]
June 6, 2008

Dr. Walt’s Take on the Health Headlines – June 6, 2008

Here are my takes on some of today’s health headlines, including one that is, in my opinion, being blown way out of perspective: Mercury teeth fillings […]
July 18, 2008

Red yeast rice, fish oil fight high cholesterol

Reuters Health is reporting new research showing that a regimen of supplements and lifestyle coaching is just as effective as a statin medication for reducing levels […]
August 27, 2008

Study Links Herbal Medicines to Lead Poisoning. How can you find safe herbs?

Fox News is commenting on a study published in the August 27 issue of JAMA in which medical researchers say that one-fifth of Ayurvedic herbal medicines […]
December 17, 2008

The Top 10 Natural Products of the Year

As you’ve read in my recent health headline postings, alternative medicines are used by 38 percent of American adults and nearly 12 percent of children, according […]
June 10, 2009

Trustworthy consumer websites for NATURAL MEDICATION info (herbs, vitamins, and supplements)

How can you make informed choices about natural medications (herbs, vitamins, and supplements)? For one thing, don’t get your information from ads or labels! There is […]
December 2, 2009

Newly released test show most Milk Thistle supplements are substandard

White Plains, New York — December 2, 2009 — A recent review by ConsumerLab.com of ten milk thistle supplements showed that only one met ConsumerLab.com’s quality […]