Health

Published on July 3, 2015 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 55-year-old male. After five or six days of thinking I had pulled a muscle in my bicep, I was diagnosed via ultrasound with...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 5
NEW YORK (AP) — July Fourth fireworks fill the skies across the nation with more than sparkling bursts of color. They spew pollution, too. A study...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: My friend was diagnosed with H. pylori. He was treated and then later he was given a stool sample test. This test showed “negative...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m 64 and healthy. I’m very petite at 4 feet, 10 inches tall. I’ve had a low weight most of my life, keeping around 95 pounds. Two...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: My brother had four ministrokes in five days. They can’t find what caused it. He was in a university hospital for seven days. — M.L...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 13
Q. I fell on the tennis court and broke my arm badly. I started taking big doses of ibuprofen (with my doctor’s approval) to control pain and reduce...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 13
LONDON (AP) — Attention wearers of skinny jeans: don’t squat — at least not for long. Doctors in Australia report that a 35-year-old woman was...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 13
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — More than 170 clinics across the country are selling experimental stem cell procedures for dozens of diseases and...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 13
C.J. Nitkowski had nothing to lose in spring 2011. The rotator cuff in his left shoulder that he’d relied on during his decade as a major league...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 8
Q. When I was a baby, a wasp stung me on the eyelid. My parents and grandparents used tobacco for stings, but they couldn’t put that on a baby’s...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 8
A program that taught college women ways to prevent sexual assault cut in half the chances they would be raped over the next year, a Canadian study...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 21
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am being treated for macular degeneration with injections of Lucentis into the eye. My cardiologist has determined that I have...
Published on June 26, 2015 - Page 26
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m vegan, primarily for ethical reasons, but I also enjoy the health benefits. There are so many more nondairy milks on the market...
Published on June 25, 2015 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: As a preventive measure for prediabetes, my doctor recommended I take 500 mg of metformin twice a day (morning and evening). I have...
Published on June 24, 2015 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: I moved to the Northern California mountains about 17 years ago. There was much discussion about Lyme disease at that time. My...
Published on June 23, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: My 18-year-old daughter at college has severe acne that has not improved with OTC or prescribed topical treatments. Her...
Published on June 23, 2015 - Page 13
Q. I read that a new study on statins and short-term memory was published by JAMA Internal Medicine online on June 8, 2015. Would you address this?...
Published on June 23, 2015 - Page 13
BILLINGS, Mont. — Federal regulators’ long-delayed cleanup for a Montana mining community where thousands have been sickened by asbestos...
Published on June 23, 2015 - Page 13
CHICAGO — With one out of four U.S. doctors older than 65, the American Medical Association has adopted a plan to help decide when it’s time for...
Published on June 23, 2015 - Page 14
Americans, today more than ever, are classified as binge drinkers. And attributing to the rise is an increased number of women who are drinking more...

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