Published on March 24, 2017 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: My sister was rear-ended last summer and suffered whiplash. She went to a chiropractor for adjustment, but that did not help....
Published on March 23, 2017 - Page 21
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m asking on behalf of my mother, who will be 80 in August. She recently had breast cancer. Her recovery was slow. She had only...
Published on March 22, 2017 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: There was some controversy recently in a medical journal about the risk of sugar intake for heart disease. What is your take? — M....
Published on March 21, 2017 - Page 8
The U.S. government may soon lean on someone new to help lower health care costs: you. The idea is that when your money is on the line — and not the...
Published on March 21, 2017 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: My A1c test on blood sugar is always higher (prediabetes) than my fasting glucose test (normal) on the same visit to the doctor....
Published on March 21, 2017 - Page 8
A long-acting cholesterol medicine cut the risk of having a heart attack or some other serious problems by 15 to 20 percent in a big study that’s...
Published on March 21, 2017 - Page 9
Q. I am a retired emergency-room physician. I have fought a battle for 20 years to stop pill-splitting. This is often what managed-care organizations...
Published on March 20, 2017 - Page 7
Q. I’ve had hemochromatosis for more than two years. Before that I had been diagnosed with fructose intolerance. I began eating more pickled krauts...
Published on March 20, 2017 - Page 7
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Newcastle University says its scientists received a license Thursday to create babies using DNA from three people to prevent...
Published on March 20, 2017 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am in my 80s, and for a year or so have been experiencing some imbalance. One morning I woke up and moved 2 feet to my left when...
Published on March 17, 2017 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 78-year-old woman who was just diagnosed with celiac disease. I had an endoscopy in 2007, because I was anemic, and the...
Published on March 16, 2017 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have had an autoimmune disease called bullous pemphigoid for the past four years. I originally was treated with prednisone therapy...
Published on March 15, 2017 - Page 15
DEAR DR. ROACH: In the past year, I have had numerous TIAs. I also have an abdominal aortic aneurism and blockages in my carotids. Could a dislodged...
Published on March 14, 2017 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: My daughter, in her middle 50s, is plagued with Raynaud’s. The winter here in Illinois is hard on her. She wears heavy gloves, but...
Published on March 14, 2017 - Page 8
YORK (AP) — Bill Kohler placed the crossbow in front of his 10-year-old son. “All right, heart, are you ready?” Kohler asked him. “Aim small, miss...
Published on March 14, 2017 - Page 9
Q. I used to have a terrible problem with flatulence. It didn’t seem to matter what I ate. When I found out that I’m gluten-intolerant, I cut bread...
Published on March 13, 2017 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have chewed nicotine gum for 15 years with tea or coffee. What are the dangers? — V.B. A NSWER: Nicotine gum contains nicotine,...
Published on March 13, 2017 - Page 18
Q. I have never had gout, but I know people who have had it. I read that cherry juice could have a positive effect on gout. So when one friend had a...
Published on March 10, 2017 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband acquired a drug-resistant E. coli infection from a prostate biopsy. His urologist initially treated him with gentamicin...
Published on March 9, 2017 - Page 12
DEAR DR. ROACH: Growing up, I had episodes of hives, vertigo and migraines. While I haven’t suffered migraine pain in years, I still experience the...

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