Health

Published on July 13, 2018 - Page 11
DEAR DR. ROACH: I hope you can shed some light on an issue that I have not seen you address: the dawn phenomenon. I am having trouble controlling my...
Published on July 12, 2018 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: With the current focus on gut health, I have been hearing a lot about probiotic supplements. Who should take them? Does the number...
Published on July 11, 2018 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: I read your recent column about “flesh-eating bacteria.” Is it in any way related to Mycobacterium marinum? My son is having...
Published on July 10, 2018 - Page 8
Q. I’d like to tell you about a new use for Vicks VapoRub. I got some poison ivy on my legs when I was mowing the lawn, and I just couldn’t get it to...
Published on July 10, 2018 - Page 8
CHICAGO — Children with a rare, incurable disease that causes rapid aging and early death may live longer if treated with an experimental drug first...
Published on July 10, 2018 - Page 8
BIG LAKE, Minn. (AP) — In 2004 the story of the 3-year-old girl from Minnesota who doesn’t feel pain spread around the world. Now a high school...
Published on July 10, 2018 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: Over the past year, I have taken three different statins, all with disastrous side effects. I am currently getting a month off...
Published on July 10, 2018 - Page 9
ISTANBUL (AP) — The 8-year-old Syrian girl, quietly crying in an Istanbul clinic, was overwhelmed by the new set of prosthetic legs she had just...
Published on July 9, 2018 - Page 7
Q. You recently wrote about using castor oil to get rid of skin tags. I discovered that my skin tags appeared after I had eaten too many sweets....
Published on July 9, 2018 - Page 7
DEAR DR. ROACH: I was shocked recently when I read an article from a reputable source implying that sooner rather than later (and maybe already),...
Published on July 6, 2018 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: My daughter’s iron level has been dangerously low for several years. One measurement was as low as 5, but mostly it is between 9...
Published on July 5, 2018 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 58-year-old woman with a long medical history of anxiety. In 2007, my doctor prescribed me clonazepam 0.5 mg to take as needed...
Published on July 4, 2018 - Page 9
DEAR DR. ROACH: I hope you can help elderly folks (like myself, age 83) who have a very embarrassing situation wherein their stool seeps out of them...
Published on July 3, 2018 - Page 7
CHICAGO — Go ahead and have that cup of coffee, maybe even several more. New research shows it may boost chances for a longer life, even for those...
Published on July 3, 2018 - Page 8
BOSTON (AP) — Sneaking a cigarette in the school bathroom? How quaint. Today’s teens have taken to vaping, an alternative to smoking that’s so...
Published on July 3, 2018 - Page 8
One of the world’s most dreaded viruses has been turned into a treatment to fight deadly brain tumors. Survival was better than expected for patients...
Published on July 3, 2018 - Page 8
Q. I know from personal experience how annoying eczema can be. My hands and face get red, itchy spots. To control it, I put amber Listerine on a...
Published on July 3, 2018 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: Two years ago, I spent a month in Havana, Cuba, to study Spanish. We were staying in a good hotel. Without warning, one morning they...
Published on July 3, 2018 - Page 9
U.S. regulators have approved the first drug developed specifically to reduce excessive sweating, a common condition that can cause people anxiety...
Published on July 3, 2018 - Page 9
WHO: Saturated fat should be less than 10 percent of diet LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is taking on the battle of the bulge, saying...

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