Published on May 25, 2017 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 72-year-old woman. For many years, or even decades (but infrequently, like every few months), I have experienced sudden chest...
Published on May 24, 2017 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: When you lose weight through diet and exercise, where does the weight go? — L.A.J. A NSWER: Weight gain and weight loss in the...
Published on May 23, 2017 - Page 10
Q. I read recently about LipiFlow treatment to provide temporary relief for dry eyes. However, my ophthalmologist quoted the treatment cost at $1,000...
Published on May 23, 2017 - Page 10
BALTIMORE — A car crash shattered Stuart Anders’ thigh, leaving pieces of bone sticking through his skin. Yet Anders begged emergency room doctors...
Published on May 23, 2017 - Page 10
Pleasure. Craving. Withdrawal. When opioids act on the brain, they trigger the same processes that give people feelings of pleasure from activities...
Published on May 23, 2017 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m a 78-year-old woman, and I don’t have the greatest appetite. My doctor has recommended that I take a liquid breakfast drink (...
Published on May 23, 2017 - Page 11
Headed for surgery? Specialists say talking to your doctors ahead of time may turn up ways to control post-operative pain while minimizing use of...
Published on May 22, 2017 - Page 7
Q. My doctor says I have prediabetes. I have read your columns about the advantages of Ceylon cinnamon for people with diabetes. Would this help me...
Published on May 22, 2017 - Page 7
CHICAGO (AP) — The first national estimate suggests that nearly half of U.S. men have genital infections caused by a sexually transmitted virus and...
Published on May 22, 2017 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. I have read all sorts of pamphlets and brochures; I have been to classes at the...
Published on May 19, 2017 - Page 26
DEAR DR. ROACH: My feet hurt me so much that I no longer want to live. I am a 63-year-old white female. I have Type 2 diabetes, since 2014. My...
Published on May 18, 2017 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have always accepted that even in the least invasive surgical procedure, death could occur. I also am aware of the HIPAA...
Published on May 17, 2017 - Page 24
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 66, female, 140 pounds and currently on no medications. My bloodwork is normal, and my cholesterol levels are remarkably good...
Published on May 16, 2017 - Page 10
Q. My favorite remedy for chigger bites is Ivy-Dry. This product stops the maddening itch of the bites. I live in an RV and can’t carry a lot of...
Published on May 16, 2017 - Page 10
CHICAGO (AP) — Losing and regaining weight repeatedly may be dangerous for overweight heart patients, a study suggests. Heart attacks, strokes and...
Published on May 16, 2017 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am an 83-year-old man in reasonably good health. About six months ago, I started hearing a cracking noise when I turned my head...
Published on May 16, 2017 - Page 10
INDIANAPOLIS — When Logan Snyder got hooked on pills after a prescription to treat pain from a kidney stone, she joined the millions already swept up...
Published on May 16, 2017 - Page 11
NEW YORK (AP) — Gay, lesbian and bisexual high school students are far more likely than their classmates to be raped or assaulted in a dating...
Published on May 16, 2017 - Page 11
NEW YORK (AP) — A huge catalog of human DNA is helping researchers find tiny glitches that cause disease, in part by pointing out some false leads....
Published on May 15, 2017 - Page 9
WASHINGTON — It sounds like science fiction, but a cap-like device that makes electric fields to fight cancer improved survival for the first time in...

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