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February 12, 2024

February 12, 1944 – A teenage WWII hero rides a famous Berber war horse in Morocco

Phil had written his mother about letting “a cute girl that I met near camp teach me French.” He also learned from her about a Moroccan […]
February 11, 2024

February 11, 1944 – A teenage WWII hero writes home from French Morocco

While Phil  and the thousands of replacements in camp with him waited in French Morocco for their assignments, the war waged in Europe without them. Phil […]
February 10, 2024

February 10, 1944 – A teenage WWII hero arrives in North Africa

On the Liberty Ship, 18-year-old, Phil Larimore, the youngest commissioned Army officer in World War II, stood on the deck and watched his homeland disappear over […]
February 9, 2024

My “Ask Dr. Walt” column in Today’s Christian Living on over-the-counter hearing aids and health risks from Wi-Fi routers

I enjoy writing a bi-monthly column for the readers of Today’s Christian Living magazine. In the January issue I address over-the-counter hearing aids, health risk from […]
February 7, 2024

Meet the Larimores (magazine article about our family)

Barb and I were honored to have been featured in the Northern Springs Living magazine in January.
February 5, 2024

A Guide to Non-Sugar Sweeteners

A reader asked, “Dr. Walt, What are the healthiest alternatives to sugar? I first posted a response to this in Today’s Christian Living in May 2023. […]
February 3, 2024

My best-selling book, “Fit over 50,” is on a limited-time $1.99 sale at Amazon and Target but you have to act FAST

I was delighted to co-author a now best-selling book, Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices for a Healthier, Happier You, with my dear, long-time friend, Phillip […]
February 1, 2024

The latest evidence on COVID-19 vaccines: What you need to know and what the best science shows

This week, I’ve been updating you on the latest evidence on the safety and effectiveness of the COVID vaccines, including the benefits and the risks you […]
January 27, 2022

Unvaccinated kids at much higher risk of severe heart problems

The SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant has fueled the pandemic’s fire, resulting in record-breaking case counts in the U.S., with teenagers seeing some of the highest incidence rates. […]
January 28, 2022

Study finds lasting protection from COVID-19 vaccines

Vaccination offers long-lasting protection from the worst outcomes of COVID-19, according to the results of a new study.
January 31, 2022

Should you wait for an Omicron-specific booster?

A public health expert and epidemiologist told me, “Not just, no! But, hell no!” She added, “You need to let your readers know that if they […]
February 2, 2022

Why Omicron should not be called “mild”!

Healthcare and public health experts with whom I’m speaking are increasingly concerned about the media and others calling the Omicron variant of COVID a “mild COVID.” […]
February 3, 2022

Think Omicron is mild? Think again if you’re not vaccinated!

A new CDC study reports that unvaccinated adults are 23 times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 during Omicron wave than adults who were vaccinated […]
February 7, 2022

Adults that are vaccinated against COVID can help protect children

Two studies done in Israel and published in the journal Science showed that during both the Alpha and Delta coronavirus waves, having fully vaccinated parents or fully […]