home safety

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 […]
September 6, 2023

Chatting with Dr. Walt Larimore about His Touching Tribute to His Late Father

Are you ready for another heartwarming episode of “Chats from the Blog Cabin” with “The Frugal Mom”? Melissa Vera, the host, writes, “We’re honored to have […]
June 1, 2009

Install Smoke Alarms at Home – How to put them in properly

According to the Home Safety Council, smoke alarms are an inexpensive, yet vital, way to alert you and your family in the event of a fire. […]
April 7, 2010

Tips on Babyproofing Your Home

Accidents and injuries can happen all over the house, but a few babyproofing measures can help keep your young child safe, according to a report from […]
December 15, 2022

Preventing holiday burns

Here are some expert tips from HealthDay News to avoid getting burned this holiday season.
December 15, 2022

How to prevent injuries from holiday decorating

HealthDay News reminded us that decking the halls (and elsewhere) for the holidays may be getting more dangerous, according to a  government report from a few years […]