Health


Published on January 12, 2015 - Page 8
Q. For many years, I had excruciating leg and foot cramps that woke me several times each night. I would take a high-electrolyte drink to relieve the...
Published on January 12, 2015 - Page 8
NEW YORK — To the surprise of even health officials, it turns out that most deaths from drinking too much involve middle-aged adults —not teens or...
Published on January 12, 2015 - Page 20
DEAR DR. ROACH: Is it possible to be allergic to the cold weather and temperature changes? My son is 23 years old, and when he goes out in the cold...
Published on January 9, 2015 - Page 11
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 90 years old and take many medications. I am having many different dreams at night. Can medications cause this? — A.C. A...
Published on January 8, 2015 - Page 21
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 92 and consider myself very fortunate, health-wise. In the middle of the 1980s, I was diagnosed with sideroblastic anemia. My...
Published on January 7, 2015 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 75-year-old man who recently experienced three episodes of lightheadedness. After testing, my cardiologist determined that...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 13
CHICAGO (AP) — How old do you feel? Think carefully —the answer might help predict how much longer you’ll live. That’s according to British research...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: Has the use of white powder, monatomic gold nutritional supplement been verified by the medical profession? Are the claims of mental...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 13
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer. Now scientists have put youngsters into...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 13
Two studies give disappointing news for parents looking for a way to prevent celiac disease in babies at higher risk for it because of family history...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 13
Q. I know two senior citizens (in their 70s) who had misadventures with surgical anesthesia. They are both rapidly losing their short-term memory....
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 14
NEW YORK (AP) — Doctors in many U.S. hospitals are unnecessarily prescribing multiple antibiotics for several days when just one would do the job, a...
Published on January 5, 2015 - Page 7
Q. My doctor says I need to take vitamin D-3, but I know from past history that vitamin D-3 upsets my stomach, no matter what the dose. I was...
Published on January 5, 2015 - Page 7
Researchers are reporting another disappointment for efforts to cure infection with the AIDS virus. Six patients given blood-cell transplants similar...
Published on January 5, 2015 - Page 21
DEAR DR. ROACH: An MRI shows that I have spinal stenosis. I have not improved with chiropractic care, electrical stimulation, medication (including...
Published on January 2, 2015 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have mild osteoporosis in one area. I was on Fosamax for seven years. I have been off for two years. My doctor is suggesting I go...
Published on January 1, 2015 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently spent four days in the hospital for a respiratory infection. I was not admitted to my primary care doctor’s service, but...
Published on December 31, 2014 - Page 10
The first 50-state report on the latest sign-up season under President Barack Obama’s health care law shows that more than 4 million people selected...
Published on December 31, 2014 - Page 11
DEAR DR. ROACH: One day, I woke up and my neck was bent forward. Now my chin almost touches my chest. How much worse can this get? One doctor said...
Published on December 30, 2014 - Page 13
Q. My 7-year-old child had not had a seizure in four years. Her epilepsy has been controlled with Keppra and the ketogenic diet. Recently, she was...

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