Health

Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 26
DEAR DR. ROACH: When my daughter was pregnant, she was tested for blood abnormalities and was told she has factor V Leiden and PAI-1 4G/5G. She...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m a 47-year-old female in good overall health. About six months ago, I began to take several supplements, one of which was vitamin...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: What effect, if any, does alcohol consumption have on swelling in the legs, ankles and feet? I drink only when I go out for dinner...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 13
Q. I had fingernail warts for 19 years. The dermatologist first burned them electrically and then froze them with liquid nitrogen. He even tried acid...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 13
CHICAGO (AP) — She was born to a young Chicago couple, named Jennifer, and grew into a beautiful long-lashed child with wavy dark hair, big brown...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 13
Walgreens expects to reach about half the country by the end of the year with a new telemedicine service that lets people see doctors for minor...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 17
BERLIN (AP) — The sudden death four years ago of Knut, the celebrity Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 17
NEW YORK (AP) — How many kids are vaccinated at your child’s school? Federal health officials think you should be able to easily find out. Last...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 9
Q. I saw a letter from a reader who was unable to come off proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs). You already published the solution. Several years ago, a...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 21
DEAR DR. ROACH: Would you mind providing some guidelines for preventing eye strain? I’m a graduate student, so I spend a lot of time reading, both...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: My friend’s wife, who is 70, has a fasting glucose level of around 200. She is perhaps 40 pounds overweight with blood pressure of...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: What are your thoughts on the pros and cons of HPV vaccine for boys? — L.P.B. A NSWER: There are risks and benefits to the...
Published on August 26, 2015 - Page 16
DEAR DR. ROACH: Please tell me about the supplement SAMe. I am a woman, 58, who suffers from osteoarthritis from my exercise routine, which is three...
Published on August 25, 2015 - Page 1
Second cancers are on the rise. Nearly 1 in 5 new cases in the U.S. now involves someone who has had the disease before. When doctors talk about...
Published on August 25, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am an 81-year-old man in good health. I am 5 feet, 11 inches tall and now weigh 175 pounds after intentionally losing 15 pounds...
Published on August 25, 2015 - Page 13
Q. I love my husband. He is amazing, except for the fact that he hardly ever wants sex. We make love two or three times a month, but only if I...
Published on August 25, 2015 - Page 13
The choices are numerous. Medical alert systems have advanced far beyond the basic pendants that enable a loved one to summon assistance. Today’s...
Published on August 25, 2015 - Page 13
PITTSBURGH (AP) — All over the world, millions of people see skin color as a symbol of superiority or inferiority, whether they are conscious of it...
Published on August 25, 2015 - Page 14
It was found in his liver and then in his brain, but very well may have started in his skin. Former President Jimmy Carter revealed Thursday he has...
Published on August 24, 2015 - Page 19
Q. My daughter claims that eating any kind of melon makes her throat itch terribly. She tried a piece of watermelon recently, and it bothered her....

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