Published on January 20, 2017 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: My spouse believes that I am being “germophobic” over his bathroom habits. Among other things: He uses a hand towel to wipe the...
Published on January 19, 2017 - Page 25
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’ve frequently read that while alcohol might help you get to sleep, it disturbs your getting back to sleep later in the night. I...
Published on January 18, 2017 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: Do women who have their ovaries and uterus ever stop ovulating? I am 70 and have begun having menses regularly again. I do know when...
Published on January 17, 2017 - Page 13
Q. I was prescribed high-dose ibuprofen for a knee injury. Two months later, I went to a new primary doctor. My blood pressure was 188/100. It is...
Published on January 17, 2017 - Page 13
BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have developed a mind-controlled robotic hand that allows people with certain types of spinal injuries to perform everyday...
Published on January 17, 2017 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: Like thousands of people, I have experienced heartburn for years. Chewable antacid tablets provide temporary relief. Extended use of...
Published on January 17, 2017 - Page 13
WASHINGTON — A next-generation artificial hand is letting two amputees tell the difference between a soft or firm touch — like holding a child...
Published on January 17, 2017 - Page 13
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pennsylvania’s avalanche of opioids that rolled from factories through pharmacies to medicine cabinets, and then tumbled into the...
Published on January 17, 2017 - Page 14
WASHINGTON — New parents, get ready to feed your babies peanut-containing foods — starting young lowers their chances of becoming allergic. The...
Published on January 17, 2017 - Page 14
New national guidelines say parents can protect their children from becoming allergic to peanuts by feeding them peanut-containing foods as early as...
Published on January 17, 2017 - Page 15
CHICAGO — Hormone-blocking drugs for prostate cancer may increase men’s chances for developing dementia, a large study suggests, but researchers say...
Published on January 17, 2017 - Page 15
Weekend warriors, take a victory lap. People who pack their workouts into one or two sessions a week lower their risk of dying over roughly the next...
Published on January 17, 2017 - Page 15
MADISON, Wis. — The first time Ann Stanton stole drugs, she says, came after she watched one of her patients die in intensive care. Feeling...
Published on January 16, 2017 - Page 4
Q. You recently wrote about cinnamon in your column and mentioned coumarin in cassia cinnamon. You said Ceylon cinnamon doesn’t contain this...
Published on January 16, 2017 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: Your recent response to a woman who, later in life, experienced “people talking to me” was that she was having auditory...
Published on January 15, 2017 - Page 6
ERIE (AP) — Tom Schlaudecker pulls out his autoharp two Thursday afternoons a month and leads guests of the Memory Cafe in singing what he calls “the...
Published on January 13, 2017 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: I received silicone-gel breast implants a few years ago. After six months or so, I began to have strange symptoms, including...
Published on January 12, 2017 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: My 81-year-old father takes 100 mcg of Synthroid. Due to the high cost of insurance, and the need to change his Medicare policy, we...
Published on January 11, 2017 - Page 15
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a welder, and I often use acetone to wipe minor cuts and abrasions in the workshop. It stings pretty good, but it gets rid of...
Published on January 10, 2017 - Page 13
A man with deadly brain cancer that had spread to his spine saw his tumors shrink and, for a time, completely vanish after a novel treatment to help...

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