Published on April 28, 2017 - Page 12
DEAR DR. ROACH: Please tell me the foods to avoid since I am a kidney-stone maker (I believe my stones are oxalate). I have had six stones to date...
Published on April 27, 2017 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m a 55-year-old mother of three daughters. I found out through genetic testing that I am a carrier for adrenoleukodystrophy. My...
Published on April 26, 2017 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have COPD and have been on oxygen for about 12 years now. I recently saw a cardiologist for the first time, and he found that I...
Published on April 25, 2017 - Page 12
Q. Can you shed any light on recent studies for alopecia? My 9-year-old granddaughter had a beautiful head of hair, which totally fell out four years...
Published on April 25, 2017 - Page 12
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 72-year-old female in reasonably good health. I have an embarrassing problem that no one has been able to diagnose or treat....
Published on April 25, 2017 - Page 12
KENNETT SQUARE — Veterinarians hope an innovative type of CT scan can advance medical care for horses and possibly be adapted for humans, eliminating...
Published on April 25, 2017 - Page 12
CHICAGO — Surgeons who are rude to patients and others may pose a problem in the operating room, according to a study linking unprofessional doctor...
Published on April 25, 2017 - Page 13
NEW YORK — What happened in the 1951 case of Henrietta Lacks, and could it happen again today? The story of the woman who unwittingly spurred a...
Published on April 25, 2017 - Page 13
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A south Mississippi hospital that has faced financial problems is saving money by eliminating neurosurgery, and that means...
Published on April 25, 2017 - Page 13
Federal regulators on Friday approved another alternative version of Remicade, an expensive injected drug widely used for rheumatoid arthritis and...
Published on April 24, 2017 - Page 4
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators are strengthening warnings about the dangers of two types of powerful painkillers due to risks of slowed...
Published on April 24, 2017 - Page 5
Q. I appreciate the suggestion to use pickle juice for leg cramps. I don’t usually keep pickles around, but I always have dill relish in the fridge....
Published on April 24, 2017 - Page 7
DEAR DR. ROACH: I went to get a tattoo on the outer area of my hand, but upon doing it, I got dizzy and fainted. I am someone who has low blood...
Published on April 21, 2017 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: I was recently diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. I received excellent care, and the cardiac doctors recommended a blood thinner,...
Published on April 20, 2017 - Page 20
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 67 years old and in pretty good health. I take atorvastatin daily, and my cholesterol is much better since I started it. I have...
Published on April 19, 2017 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: I had just about given up on controlling my sciatic nerve pain in my right leg. I also had no faith that physical therapy could help...
Published on April 18, 2017 - Page 10
For ProPublica The young woman’s water broke late one morning in August 2014, as she stood in the bathroom of her home in rural Kentucky. Her...
Published on April 18, 2017 - Page 10
WASHINGTON — Squinting while texting? Always losing your reading glasses? An eye implant that takes about 10 minutes to put in place is the newest in...
Published on April 18, 2017 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: I keep hearing that I should have my children tested for the MTHFR gene before vaccinating them. What is the MTHFR gene? Does...
Published on April 18, 2017 - Page 10
Q. I was prescribed pregabalin (Lyrica) for fibromyalgia. It did not relieve my pain. Worse, it made me narcoleptic, more or less. I was standing at...

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