Health

Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 6
Q. As I understand it, Prilosec is useful for Barrett’s (and GERD). It helps heal irritation in the esophagus that could lead to cancer. But it seems...
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 6
LONDON (AP) — The biggest study ever of women who had ovarian tissue removed, frozen and transplanted suggests the experimental technique is safe and...
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: I had apoplexy, a ruptured pituitary tumor, developed panhypopituitarism, then adrenal insufficiency. I am doing fairly well with...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 5
When Elena Sablina’s daughter Alina was killed in a car crash in Moscow two years ago, she was devastated. One month later, Sablina accidentally...
Published on April 29, 2016 - Page 9
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am an 84-year-old male in excellent health. In 2009, I had a stroke that the doctors called a “sensory stroke.” I was told I...
Published on April 28, 2016 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: My 58-year-old daughter has Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. She started to have memory problems in April 2015. I know this disease is...
Published on April 27, 2016 - Page 20
DEAR DR. ROACH: Our 44-year-old son was diagnosed with gout 10 years ago. He was given different medications to help with the terrific pain. Several...
Published on April 26, 2016 - Page 15
DEAR DR. ROACH: My daughter’s blood pressure has been high since she was 14, and she is now 43. Her blood pressure recently has been 210/142, and...
Published on April 26, 2016 - Page 15
Q. I used to take naproxen for the pain of a gout flare-up, but now I hear it can cause a problem with my Coumadin. Is there any safe anti-...
Published on April 26, 2016 - Page 15
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Much of what 2-year-old Ke’Aiden has touched since birth are hard medical wires, latex surgical gloves and plastic toys. He is fed...
Published on April 26, 2016 - Page 15
ATLANTA (AP) — Reese Hoffa is a big fellow. He’s 310 pounds and can toss a 16-pound shot put over 70 feet. That earned the Athens resident a bronze...
Published on April 25, 2016 - Page 6
Q. I started using CocoaVia after listening to a People’s Pharmacy radio show about the benefits of chocolate. I used it for six weeks before my...
Published on April 25, 2016 - Page 6
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation’s leading public health agency has focused its attack on electronic cigarettes on the issue of advertising, saying too...
Published on April 25, 2016 - Page 12
NEW YORK (AP) — Middle-aged white people now account for a third of all suicides in the U.S., a new government report shows. Suicide is the nation’s...
Published on April 25, 2016 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: In February, I experienced a massive gastrointestinal bleed, resulting in a seven-pint transfusion. Luckily for me, I was in my...
Published on April 22, 2016 - Page 19
DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband and I are at odds about sugar and other carbohydrates as a cause of diabetes. I say it’s sugar; he says carbohydrates...
Published on April 21, 2016 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: I take Centrum Silver supplements and noticed that my blood pressure went up. I noticed that, as with other supplements, it...
Published on April 20, 2016 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: I read your column today about the senior lady who had burning pain in her hips and throbbing in her legs at night. I am a senior...
Published on April 19, 2016 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: Recently, I was diagnosed as having carpal tunnel syndrome. It seems to be getting worse, despite my having been given a cortisone...
Published on April 19, 2016 - Page 13
Q. I’m not a drug addict. I was in a bad car accident that destroyed five of the disks in my back. When I asked for pain medicine, I was told to...

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