Published on February 24, 2017 - Page 7
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 58-year-old female who was diagnosed with Henoch-Schonlein purpura in July 2016. With HSP, I had the telltale broken blood...
Published on February 24, 2017 - Page 7
CHICAGO — Teen suicide attempts in the U.S. declined after same-sex marriage became legal and the biggest impact was among gay, lesbian and bisexual...
Published on February 23, 2017 - Page 5
NEW YORK — The so-called abortion pill — now dispensed only in clinics, hospitals and doctors’ offices — should be made available by prescription in...
Published on February 23, 2017 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —Wanted: 60 people willing to be bitten by mosquitoes to test a new kind of vaccine —one that acts against the bugs’ saliva. Rather...
Published on February 23, 2017 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been prescribed an inhaler for asthma, and recently have been developing thrush after using it. I rinse out my mouth after...
Published on February 22, 2017 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: At 64, I was in very good health except for moderate hypertension, which was treated with lisinopril. I then had an incident...
Published on February 21, 2017 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: There is an extensive history of ADHD in my family. My son, who was formally diagnosed at 8 and is now 14, has just started taking...
Published on February 21, 2017 - Page 8
WASHINGTON — A next step for smart watches and fitness trackers? Wearable gadgets gave a Stanford University professor an early warning that he was...
Published on February 21, 2017 - Page 8
NEW YORK — It can almost certainly ease chronic pain and might help some people sleep, but it may also raise the risk of getting schizophrenia and...
Published on February 21, 2017 - Page 9
NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years ago, mumps was once a childhood rite of passage of puffy cheeks and swollen jaws. That all changed with the arrival of a...
Published on February 21, 2017 - Page 9
Q. I was listening to your podcast and heard you talk about a woman whose doctor “fired” her as a patient because she decided not to continue hormone...
Published on February 21, 2017 - Page 9
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — When Dr. Ralph Alvarado was elected to the Kentucky state Senate in 2014, he found his new colleagues had something in common...
Published on February 21, 2017 - Page 9
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A trend of providing tiny hospitals that offer eight to 10 overnight beds and 24-hour emergency services — called micro...
Published on February 20, 2017 - Page 8
Q. I traveled once with a dry cough that, when triggered, wouldn’t quit. A lady sitting next to me on the plane pulled out a clove of garlic from her...
Published on February 20, 2017 - Page 20
DEAR DR. ROACH: My wife, age 67, has been under treatment for Hashimoto’s thyroiditis for 18 years now. The diagnosis was confirmed by antibody...
Published on February 17, 2017 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: I happened to come across your recent article on the placebo effect. As a professor of physiology, I understand perfectly your...
Published on February 16, 2017 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 70-year-old woman with lichen planopilaris. While I know that this is rare and not life-threatening, it is nonetheless...
Published on February 15, 2017 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: In 1966, my husband was in the military, assigned to artillery for a period of three months’ training. During this time, he and his...
Published on February 14, 2017 - Page 13
NEW YORK — On its website, Kellogg touted a “Breakfast Council” of “independent experts” who helped guide the company’s nutritional efforts. Nowhere...
Published on February 14, 2017 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband was diagnosed with congestive heart failure a year ago. His ejection fraction was 15-20. Now it is 25-30, but he’s worse...

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