Published on December 15, 2017 - Page 12
DEAR DR. KEITH ROACH: My mom is a poster child for diabetes prevention. She was born in 1921. Her dad supposedly developed Type 1 diabetes about 20...
Published on December 14, 2017 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: For the second time in two years, I’ve had bloodwork done due to massive headache, general tiredness and body pains. Both times, I...
Published on December 13, 2017 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: You wrote recently that thyroid medication is regulated to within 5 percent of the stated amount. Are there other drugs that are...
Published on December 12, 2017 - Page 8
Q. Please remind your readers that there is an effective anti-flu medicine, Tamiflu. Two days ago, I noticed a sore throat coming on, and before long...
Published on December 12, 2017 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: I would like your opinion about staying on blood thinners for the rest of my life. In July 2017, a CT scan showed a small blood clot...
Published on December 12, 2017 - Page 8
DALLAS (AP) — It took well over a year to determine if a woman who received a womb transplant would become the first in the U.S. to give birth,...
Published on December 12, 2017 - Page 8
WASHINGTON — Altering human heredity? In a first, researchers safely repaired a disease-causing gene in human embryos, targeting a heart defect best...
Published on December 11, 2017 - Page 5
Margaret Leatherwood has eight choices for health insurance next year but no good options. The cheapest individual coverage available in her market...
Published on December 11, 2017 - Page 8
Q. I have suffered with chronic insomnia my entire life. A few years ago, I heard about a melatonin supplement (GNC Melatonin 1 mg) that is held...
Published on December 11, 2017 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband has been diagnosed with a rectal fissure. It has been a couple of months, and it isn’t any better. He has been treated...
Published on December 8, 2017 - Page 6
DEAR DR. ROACH: At a routine follow-up at my doctor’s office, the nurse took my blood pressure on my left arm, and it was 143/73. This seemed high,...
Published on December 7, 2017 - Page 6
WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials on Thursday approved the first injectable form of the leading medication to treat patients recovering from...
Published on December 7, 2017 - Page 6
Two of the fundamental pillars of heart health are blood pressure control and cholesterol management. On the surface, this seems straightforward: The...
Published on December 7, 2017 - Page 6
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh hospital is opening a unit that will allow women to stay with their opioid-addicted infants, aiming to foster better...
Published on December 7, 2017 - Page 20
DEAR DR. ROACH: In a recent column, you responded to a reader asking about the link between Benadryl and dementia, and near the end you mentioned...
Published on December 6, 2017 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m a 54-year-old white female, and for the past six years or so, I have been getting a butterfly-looking rash in the same exact...
Published on December 5, 2017 - Page 8
There’s never been a better time to be treated for a heart attack. U.S. hospitals have set a record for how quickly they open blocked arteries,...
Published on December 5, 2017 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: Five years ago, I added five to six minutes of easy yoga, mostly sitting exercises, to my daily exercise routine. My PSA has gone...
Published on December 5, 2017 - Page 8
Q. I have taken Prilosec for almost three months. During this time, I have experienced some of the worst days of my life. While on this drug, I am...
Published on December 5, 2017 - Page 8
NEW YORK — A new look at cancer in the U.S. finds that nearly half of cancer deaths are caused by smoking, poor diet and other unhealthy behaviors....

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