Health

Published on August 5, 2015 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 67-year-old woman. For the past year, at least twice a month for three or four days, I am sick with nausea, diarrhea, chills...
Published on August 4, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently visited an ophthalmologist. Prior to the consultation, his staff member went over a form with me, including my marital...
Published on August 4, 2015 - Page 13
Q. I was prescribed gabapentin for pain after back surgery. When I felt no relief, my doctor kept raising the dose. I got more and more tired and...
Published on August 4, 2015 - Page 13
WASHINGTON — Caught between kids and aging parents, the sandwich generation worries more than most Americans their age about how they’ll afford their...
Published on August 4, 2015 - Page 13
WASHINGTON (AP) — From research dollars to free lunches and junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals nearly $6.5...
Published on August 4, 2015 - Page 14
NEW YORK (AP) — Controversy over Planned Parenthood’s supplying fetal tissue for research has focused attention on a little-discussed aspect of...
Published on August 3, 2015 - Page 4
Q. I stepped on a hornet, and the sting felt like a piece of glass in my foot. I rushed to the refrigerator and applied the cut side of a lemon to...
Published on August 3, 2015 - Page 4
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —An 8-year-old boy who lost his hands and feet to a serious infection has become the youngest patient to receive a double-hand...
Published on August 3, 2015 - Page 21
DEAR DR. ROACH: My sister broke out in a full-body rash of red, itchy blotches, and her doctor told her it was erythema multiforme. It is rare, and...
Published on July 31, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband had open heart surgery and has a pacemaker. He fell while getting out of the car, and his cardiologist recommended that...
Published on July 30, 2015 - Page 20
DEAR DR. ROACH: I read a lot about research for cancer and HIV, and nothing about money spent for help with arthritis. That one strikes almost...
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: Have you heard that lymphoma patients are more likely than others to develop blood clots after surgery? I nearly died of a pulmonary...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m a female, age 70, who is 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weighs 125 pounds. I have no problems with cholesterol, diabetes or blood...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 13
Q. I am severely allergic to latex, nickel and Neosporin. Now I am off work for two weeks due to a huge ulcerated lesion on my left knuckle. I had a...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 13
LONDON — Are you sitting down? In that case, you should probably stand up before reading this. In the first advice of its kind, British experts are...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 13
CHICAGO — Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Older women with mild memory impairment worsened about twice as fast as men, researchers reported, part of an effort to unravel why...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 14
CHICAGO — Heading takes the heat in youth soccer, but limiting rough play might be a better way to prevent concussions and other injuries, a nine-...
Published on July 27, 2015 - Page 9
Q. I once thought I would get ahead of the “pain game” before I ran a marathon. I took about 1,200 mg of Advil before the race. Big, big mistake! I...
Published on July 27, 2015 - Page 9
WASHINGTON (AP) —The latest Alzheimer’s research has a clear theme: Change your lifestyle to protect your brain. It will take several years for...

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