spirituality in medicine

March 2, 2024

Monthly Family Update – March 2024

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: At First Light released in soft cover Don’t miss my continuing blog series: “Where Was Phil Larimore 80 […]
March 1, 2024

List of my February 2024 Blogs on “Where was Dad 80 years ago today?”

I’m continuing a blog on most days for the next 18 months or so following my father’s exploits and adventures during WWII. Each blog will represent […]
February 29, 2024

February 29, 1944 – Dad his men survive a viscious attack on Anzio

On February 29, 1944, as the first streaks of light glinted on the snow-covered peaks of the Lepini mountains ringing the beachhead, regimental command had Phil […]
February 28, 2024

The American Teen Who Became a World War II Hero (magazine article from London)

The American. magazine is a British publication for ex-pats. In their January-February 2024 issue, they ran an article about my father’s WWII exploits and heroics that I […]
February 27, 2024

February 27, 1944 – Dad writes home from Anzio

From February 23-28, the 3rd Infantry Division continued to hold on to all positions and the usual aggressive patrolling was carried out. … The enemy was […]
February 26, 2024

My “Ask Dr. Walt” column in Today’s Christian Living on Acupuncture, Cooking Oils, and Vitamin Water

I enjoy being penning a bi-monthly column for the readers of Today’s Christian Living magazine. I forgot to post the September 2023 issue where I addressed Acupuncture, […]
February 24, 2024

February 24, 1944 – A teenage WWII hero’s men comment of their first days on the front-line in war

Young men made many many discoveries in the first few days of combat, about war, about themselves, and about others on the front line in World […]
February 23, 2024

February 23, 1944 – A teenage WWII hero’s faces his first death on the front line at Anzio

The following night in shivering rain, Phil accompanied his men in his A&P platoon on his first mission to the front lines in World War II: […]
April 18, 2008

More Medical Schools Teaching Spirituality in Medicine

A story in AMA News tells how more medical schools are teaching spirituality to medical students. Here are some very appropriate comments on this news, as […]
September 12, 2008

Spiritual Beliefs Part of Health Care for Many

HealthDay News is reporting that although you might expect the eye doctor’s office to be the last place you would have a discussion about spirituality, recent […]
September 12, 2008

If religious faith is important to you, how should you talk to your doctor about your beliefs in God?

A recent study found that many Americans believe in divine intervention in a medical crisis. Other research shows that religious faith is important to a majority […]
September 12, 2008

If religious faith is important to you, how should you take a spiritual history of your doctor?

The better your spiritual health, the more likely you are to experience improved physical, mental, emotional, and relational health outcomes. Therefore, finding a healthcare professional that […]
January 30, 2009

Faith-Based Health and Healing – Part 2 – What Value Should We Place on Our Health?

Good Health Can Become an Idol Many of the more recent controversial developments in conventional medicine (cloning, assisted suicide, embryo research) have arisen because some believe […]
February 20, 2009

Faith-Based Health and Healing – Part 3 – Devout Faith Helps but Does Not Guarantee Good Health

Interest in the connection between faith and health has led to a relatively large number of studies investigating the link. Some religious groups, including some actively […]