Health


Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 26
DEAR DR. ROACH: I do not understand the hysteria over the measles outbreak. In my day, every kid had the measles and other childhood diseases, and...
Published on March 26, 2015 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: My sister has spina bifida. She is 72, on heavy-duty pain meds and is very discouraged, as no doctors have been able to help her....
Published on March 25, 2015 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: Have you heard of Boswellia? Would you recommend it for arthritic pain? If so, what dosage and how often would be safe? What about...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: Awhile back, I read in your column that if a person who has dementia is taken off of statins, the effects of dementia could be...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 13
Q. Has anyone done some investigative journalism to expose why several generic medication prices have skyrocketed? My clobetasol ointment has gone up...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 13
ERIE (AP) — Juliette Bobick peered into her family’s laptop computer screen and greeted her baby sister Elise. “Good morning!” said Juliette, 2. “We...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 13
Lori Simons took the bright orange pill at 3 a.m. Eight hours later, doctors sliced into her brain, looking for signs that the drug was working. She...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 13
PITTSBURGH (AP) — As a nurse, Amber Williams was well aware of the medical recommendations for starting her daughter on solid foods. She waited until...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 15
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberians are overcoming their fears of Ebola to volunteer for a vaccine trial. The gruesome toll of West Africa’s Ebola...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 15
LONDON (AP) — One of the world’s most popular weed-killers — and the most widely used kind in the U.S. — has been labeled a probable carcinogen by...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 17
LONDON (AP) — There may be more fruit, vegetables and healthy options available than ever before, but the world is mostly hungry for junk food,...
Published on March 23, 2015 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a healthy, energetic 63-year-old woman who has had elevated RDW levels for the past few years. My doctor and I looked into this...
Published on March 23, 2015 - Page 9
Q. I have been diagnosed with vertigo (BPPV), and it’s the worst. Anytime I move my head, the world spins. I recently found a study linking vitamin...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: I was in a car accident a few months ago and got pretty banged up. I have been forgetting things that I normally wouldn’t, and have...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 6
CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers have identified common genetic traits that may explain how aspirin can help protect against colon cancer. It's too soon...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: Do you prescribe vitamins or treatments to enhance the immune system? — C.N. A NSWER: I do not. In my opinion, a healthy diet...
Published on March 18, 2015 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: I hear music playing in my head at all times. I can’t stop it, even if I’m reading, having a conversation or being active. It’s there...
Published on March 17, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: I just read your comment about washing hands after using the restroom. I have a question about this that maybe you could comment on...
Published on March 17, 2015 - Page 13
Q. I recently turned 50. I’ve been taking Livalo for high cholesterol and have been experiencing symptoms like no sexual desire. In addition, I can’t...
Published on March 17, 2015 - Page 13
CHICAGO (AP) — Though it may sound like one, this is no joke: Two miniature horses trotted into a hospital. Doctors and patients did double-takes...

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