Health

Published on April 13, 2015 - Page 8
Q. I have had many vaginal yeast infections through the years, so when I developed severe anal itching, I wasn’t surprised to learn that this also...
Published on April 13, 2015 - Page 21
DEAR DR. ROACH: Over the past year, my voice has become hoarse or raspy. I find that I often have to clear my throat while speaking. I’ve had a...
Published on April 10, 2015 - Page 11
DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband’s infidelity has just been discovered. It was unknown for 25 years. He is seeing a certified sex addiction therapist. Do...
Published on April 9, 2015 - Page 26
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 62-year-old female who weighs 97 pounds and is 4 feet, 10 inches tall. I’m a non-smoker, non-drinker. I’m a mother of three...
Published on April 8, 2015 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently had a nuclear stress test as a requirement for a kidney transplant. The results of my test indicated that I had sustained...
Published on April 7, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: In the area where I live, essential oils recently have become popular. There are all sorts of claims for what they can do and...
Published on April 7, 2015 - Page 13
Q. I was feeling awful for several weeks and went to see my doctor. He had no idea why I felt so terrible. Eventually, I couldn’t take it anymore...
Published on April 7, 2015 - Page 13
FALL RIVER (AP) — “Jack fell asleep in a chair tonight and when he woke up he did not know me. That was the first time he did not know his own wife...
Published on April 7, 2015 - Page 13
WASHINGTON — Doctor after doctor said removing the tumor causing Pamela Shavaun Scott’s unrelenting headaches would require cutting open the top of...
Published on April 7, 2015 - Page 13
Health advocates advise a second opinion when major surgery is recommended. Here are tips on searching for options. • Start with the doctor...
Published on April 7, 2015 - Page 15
Ebola has taken its greatest toll on babies. About 90 percent of children under age 1 who caught the virus in West Africa died from it, the first...
Published on April 6, 2015 - Page 8
Q. Castor oil completely eliminated a wart that I had tried to get rid of for 20 years. It did not even leave a scar. I applied the oil on the wart...
Published on April 6, 2015 - Page 8
NEW YORK — A drug-resistant strain of a nasty stomach bug made its way into the U.S. and spread, causing more than 200 illnesses since last May,...
Published on April 6, 2015 - Page 8
WASHINGTON (AP) — A provocative study in mice suggests something as simple as breathing in extra oxygen might give immune cells a boost in attacking...
Published on April 6, 2015 - Page 19
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 60 years old, with high blood pressure and history of TIA. I stopped smoking five years ago and gained 50 pounds. I eat healthy...
Published on April 3, 2015 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been told that I have COPD. The lung doctor said that he’s pleased with my X-ray and will see me next year. My concern is...
Published on April 2, 2015 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia at stage I, and I am experiencing swelling in my lymph nodes under my arms...
Published on April 1, 2015 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: Please discuss low sodium. My last blood sodium shows 129 on a scale of 136 to 146. I have been on a 50-mg hydrochlorothiazide...
Published on March 31, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a male, 84 years old and in pretty good health. The only problems I have are high blood pressure and cholesterol, which are...
Published on March 31, 2015 - Page 13
Q. I’ve been a longtime user of Celebrex. Then my pharmacy gave me the generic. After the first week, I had pain all over and found I could do fewer...

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