Health

Published on July 29, 2016 - Page 11
DEAR DR. ROACH: Please explain the difference between hypoglycemia and diabetes. A few years ago, I had major surgery. After surgery, I felt...
Published on July 28, 2016 - Page 20
DEAR DR. ROACH: Two weeks ago, my sister-in-law, age 74 and in excellent health, collapsed and died suddenly and unexpectedly while working full...
Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: For the past few months, I have been training for a 160-mile bike ride, scheduled for this July. After almost every long ride (...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: I was diagnosed with cluster headache at age 20. Now, at age 65, I have endured these excruciating headaches for some 45 years. In...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 13
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Beware: “Pokemon Go,” the smartphone game based on cute Nintendo characters like Squirtle and Pikachu, can be harmful to your...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 13
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City patient was infected with bacteria that had a special type of resistance to antibiotics last year, the earliest known...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 13
WASHINGTON — Memory loss may not always be the first warning sign that dementia is brewing — changes in behavior or personality might be an early...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 14
Q. I drive my family and co-workers crazy with my ice addiction. I’m 47 and have craved chewing ice since I was a teenager. The ice chewing is worse...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 15
Researchers on Sunday outlined a syndrome called “mild behavioral impairment” that may be a harbinger of Alzheimer’s or other dementias, and proposed...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 22
NEW YORK — The lenders who advance poor people money on their paychecks charge exorbitant interest rates that often snare the most vulnerable...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) — A safeguard for Medicare beneficiaries has become a way for drugmakers to get paid billions of dollars for pricey medications at...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 10
Q. I stopped taking glucosamine in favor of gin-soaked raisins, with terrific results. I’m a former runner with serious but not debilitating knee and...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 55. I was having numbness on the left side of my face, and my left eyelid started to droop. I thought I was having a stroke. I...
Published on July 22, 2016 - Page 9
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been diagnosed with a-fib. For various reasons, it has been determined that I should not be on blood thinners for any...
Published on July 21, 2016 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: I was wondering if you can give me any advice on dealing with my diagnosis of low vitamin D. I have been plagued by this for years....
Published on July 20, 2016 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: Several months ago, I noticed a slight pain in my right shoulder, and a month later, pain in my left shoulder. The pain got...
Published on July 19, 2016 - Page 1
CHICAGO — Fracking may worsen asthma in children and adults who live near sites where the oil and gas drilling method is used, according to an 8-year...
Published on July 19, 2016 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: Yesterday, my 11-year-old son had his well-child visit. His doctor informed us that he needed his DTAP, hepatitis A and...
Published on July 19, 2016 - Page 13
Q. I am normally a mosquito magnet. By this time of year, I would usually have dozens of bites, and the itching would be intolerable. I would turn...
Published on July 19, 2016 - Page 13
DOYLESTOWN (AP) — It rained hard the day before Nick Hovemeyer came down with polio in the summer of 1945. All the kids in his Trenton, New Jersey,...

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