Parenting

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 […]
December 22, 2008

Parents can help kids to slim down

A weight loss intervention directed at parents of overweight children may be as effective as interventions directed at both parents and children, study findings suggest. This […]
July 8, 2009

Study: Abortion Has More Negative Parenting Impact Than Other Pregnancy Loss

Amy Sobie is the editor of The Post-Abortion Review, a quarterly publication of the Elliot Institute. The organization is a widely respected leader in research and […]
May 10, 2010

Surprisingly, Family Time Has Grown

Working parents perpetually agonize that they don’t see enough of their children. But a surprising new study finds that mothers and fathers alike are doing a […]
June 18, 2010

Three Really Pernicious Messages behind the “Lesbians Make Better Parents” Story line

Conservative researchers and bloggers are dealing with the sampling and reporting problems associated with a recent study purporting to show that the children of lesbians are […]
June 18, 2010

Lesbians are the “Best Parents Ever”? Eight reasons why the latest study doesn’t prove anything!

You’ve all seen the headlines by now: “Children of lesbian parents do well.” These headlines are based on a study published in the journal Pediatrics. Here’s a excellent […]
June 18, 2010

Mothers with kids at home needed to fill out brief survey by Father’s Day

The headlines at MSNBC are no different that those carried by most news media this last month: “Children of lesbian parents do well.” These headlines are […]