Published on June 25, 2017 - Page 7
NEW YORK — The flu vaccine did a poor job protecting older Americans against the illness last winter, even though the vaccine was well-matched to the...
Published on June 23, 2017 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 62 and in excellent health. I had a blood test for allergens, including honeybees and wasps. My results ranged from moderate...
Published on June 22, 2017 - Page 19
DEAR DR. ROACH: A year ago, I had cardiac bypass surgery. Everything went great: I had no pain. In a sense, it didn’t even feel like any surgery took...
Published on June 21, 2017 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently was diagnosed with a benign pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland. My surgeon says that the mass should be removed,...
Published on June 20, 2017 - Page 9
CHICAGO — Shootings kill or injure at least 19 U.S. children each day, with boys, teenagers and blacks most at risk, according to a government study...
Published on June 20, 2017 - Page 10
Q. I take nifedipine for high blood pressure. Lately the medicine wasn’t controlling my blood pressure, so my doctor added lisinopril. That brought...
Published on June 20, 2017 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: One of my sisters died unexpectedly in late January of pneumonia. She did not know she had it. She showed no symptoms prior to her...
Published on June 20, 2017 - Page 10
CHICAGO — It sounds futuristic: drones carrying heart defibrillators swooping in to help bystanders revive people stricken by cardiac arrest....
Published on June 20, 2017 - Page 10
WASHINGTON — Deep-freezing donated organs might one day help improve the transplant supply but scientists must first figure out how to thaw the...
Published on June 20, 2017 - Page 11
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) —U.S. regulators have approved new competition for EpiPen, the emergency allergy medicine that made Mylan a poster child for...
Published on June 20, 2017 - Page 11
LONDON (AP) — The devastating fire that struck a high-rise tower in London may have been so powerful that it destroyed much of the DNA evidence...
Published on June 20, 2017 - Page 11
NEW YORK (AP) — Teen vaping, which has been skyrocketing, fell dramatically last year in the United States. A government survey released Thursday...
Published on June 20, 2017 - Page 11
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators want a narcotic painkiller involved in the opioid epidemic off the market amid data showing people continue to...
Published on June 19, 2017 - Page 7
Q. I started eating lots of soy products when I was a young woman. I developed low-level hypothyroidism around age 40. My nurse practitioner put me...
Published on June 19, 2017 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: Is there any evidence that high doses of vitamin C have decreased or prevented the risk of Alzheimer’s disease? I ask this...
Published on June 16, 2017 - Page 19
DEAR DR. ROACH: We believe a young family member has symptoms of prosopagnosia, possibly with a genetic basis, as an older relative has had the same...
Published on June 15, 2017 - Page 11
NEW YORK — Health officials warn that electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices are poisoning kids with nicotine. But research suggests most...
Published on June 15, 2017 - Page 11
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) —Like many autistic children, Julian Brown has trouble reading emotions in people’s faces, one of the biggest challenges for...
Published on June 15, 2017 - Page 19
DEAR DR. ROACH: About seven years ago, my niece was pregnant with twins and developed chest pains and could not breathe well. She was rushed to the...
Published on June 14, 2017 - Page 6
CHICAGO — Heavy seniors who want to lose pounds safely shouldn’t skip the weight machines or the treadmill, new research suggests. Experts have...

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