pediatric obesity

November 21, 2023

Treat yourself well during the Thanksgiving holiday

The holidays can be physically, emotionally, and financially overwhelming. So take care to avoid letting the stress of the season get you down during this Thanksgiving […]
November 21, 2023

Thanksgiving over the loss of a child?

A dear woman, who I don’t know and have never met, Stephanie Anderson, recently lost her little boy, Isaiah, in utero. She has penned a beautiful […]
November 20, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt 28 – School-Based Sex Education

It seems like everyone except parents want to teach or indoctrinate our children about their views and beliefs about sexual health and morals. Many claim to […]
November 17, 2023

Today, on our 50th Wedding Anniversary, can we share our story with you?

Barbara Ann Shaw and I gave shared our vows with family and friends, each other, and the Lord 50 years ago today. We’ve known each since […]
November 15, 2023

2nd Chance Proposal — 50 years later

Barb and I were engaged on Valentine’s eve, February 13, 1973, and then married on November 17, 1973 — 50 years ago the day after tomorrow. […]
November 13, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt 27 – Natural Medicines for Upper Respiratory Infections like a cold or the flu

The “common cold” is aptly named as nearly everyone catches colds. The U.S. population experiences nearly one billion colds annually. Children usually have about six to […]
November 10, 2023

Question: Is a high cholesterol linked to increased dementia risk?

Hi, everyone. I’m family physician, Dr. Walt Larimore, with an Apple a Day. You may know that a high level of low-density lipoprotein, commonly known as […]
November 8, 2023

Colorado Springs area folks are invited to my Veterans Day book signing this Saturday

I’ll be signing my WW II book, At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing Horse, on […]
March 18, 2009

Obesity associated with large losses in expected lifespan: Study indicates. What can you do for your family?

  USA Today reports, “Weighing too much may take as much as a decade off your life, according a new analysis of studies that involved 900,000 […]
April 7, 2009

Study shows one-fifth of four-year-olds are obese. What can you do to protect your kids?

A striking new study says almost one in five American four-year-olds is obese, and the rate is alarmingly higher among American Indian children. What did the […]
April 11, 2009

Replacing Sugared Beverages With Water Helps Kids Cut Calories and Weight

Want to help your kids keep the weight off? Just give them water instead of soda and other sugar-sweetened drinks, researchers advised this week. More Information:
May 8, 2009

Study Links Teen Sex to Childhood TV Habits

Children who are exposed to adult-themed TV shows and movies are more likely to have sex in early adolescence, according to a study by Children’s Hospital […]
May 27, 2009

Obese teens show signs of heart disease. What can you do?

Bloomberg News reports that “teenagers and young adults who are obese . . . show signs of damaged heart arteries that may lead to heart attacks, […]
June 22, 2009

If You Want to Get Fat, or Have Trouble Losing Weight, then Skip Breakfast

Skipping breakfast is a big no-no if you are trying to lose or maintain weight because it leads to high-calorie cravings later. Now researchers think they […]