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Published on August 25, 2016 - Page 22
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Published on August 24, 2016 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 75-year-old white female who recently was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. My doctor, a hematologist, completed a...
Published on August 24, 2016 - Page 23
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are demanding more information on why the price for lifesaving EpiPens has skyrocketed. EpiPens are used to ward off...
Published on August 23, 2016 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: I would appreciate any advice on my recurring kidney stones. In 2013 and 2014, I had kidney stones that got stuck in my lower left...
Published on August 23, 2016 - Page 13
Q. My family doctor has prescribed tamsulosin for frequent urination at night. I am a 75-year-old woman, and after reading about the side effects of...
Published on August 23, 2016 - Page 13
CHICAGO — Two months before Joe Clark died of colon cancer at age 31, a doctor gently told him it was time to stop treatment. He had suffered...
Published on August 23, 2016 - Page 13
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dr. Jon Tucker fixes his eyes on the X-rays of his neck and points to the two artificial discs that cushion the bones of his spine...
Published on August 23, 2016 - Page 15
WASHINGTON (AP) —Wanted: Volunteers willing to be infected with the Zika virus for science. It may sound bizarre, but researchers are planning just...
Published on August 22, 2016 - Page 5
Q. I am almost 93 years of age and have no memory problems whatsoever. I have been taking ginkgo biloba daily for 60 years. I have no idea whether it...
Published on August 22, 2016 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband recently was diagnosed with tinnitus. He also suffers from occasional vertigo. Is there any medical evidence that...
Published on August 19, 2016 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: I was started on hydralazine while in the hospital in October and required a large dose in addition to my other two medicines for...
Published on August 18, 2016 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: In April 2014 I had an outbreak of shingles — right hip, leg and foot. I got the shingles vaccine in 2010, but apparently it did not...
Published on August 17, 2016 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: I was warned not to use the water agitators in the spa at the municipal facility where I live, because inhaling the chemicals can...
Published on August 16, 2016 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: I was diagnosed with having a borderline phyllodes tumor in my right breast. The general surgeon also referred to this type of tumor...
Published on August 16, 2016 - Page 13
Q. My 8-year-old son had encopresis, which caused large bowel movements that clogged the toilet. The doctor had him on MiraLAX twice a day, but the...
Published on August 16, 2016 - Page 13
CHICAGO — Forget Fluffy and Fido. Bessie the cow just might make a healthier pet. That idea stems from new research in two farming-based religious...
Published on August 16, 2016 - Page 13
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Has your child swallowed a small battery? In the future, a tiny robot made from pig gut could capture it and expel it....
Published on August 16, 2016 - Page 14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers will study some U.S. athletes for Zika during the summer Olympics and Paralympics in Brazil, to better understand how...
Published on August 16, 2016 - Page 15
WASHINGTON (AP) —The nation’s transplant network is taking a long-awaited step to ease a serious disparity: Where you live affects whether you get a...
Published on August 16, 2016 - Page 15
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Commuting to work every day seems like a simple enough task, and it is for most people. For people with disabilities, however...

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