Health

Published on September 28, 2016 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: I read your article recently regarding weighing the risk of medication against the risk of not taking it. I recently was injected...
Published on September 27, 2016 - Page 13
WASHINGTON — Parents know the frustration of trying to get that gunky pink antibiotic into a tot screaming from an ear infection. A one-time squirt...
Published on September 27, 2016 - Page 13
Q. My naturopath prescribed licorice to ease nausea and acid reflux. A month later, I was in the emergency department with high blood pressure,...
Published on September 27, 2016 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: Could you please explain the difference between Parkinson’s disease and parkinsonism? My neurologist told me that I have...
Published on September 27, 2016 - Page 13
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gathered for a free music festival, a crowd waits to see one of the headline attractions — an exhibit about fast-food...
Published on September 27, 2016 - Page 18
TRENTON, N.J. — Two lawsuits ended in jury verdicts worth $127 million. Two others were tossed out by a judge who said there wasn’t reliable evidence...
Published on September 26, 2016 - Page 7
Q. I’m glad you have been writing about vitamin D. Even here in Australia, many people have low levels of vitamin D. White people are at risk for...
Published on September 26, 2016 - Page 21
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 65-year-old male who has enjoyed running on a regular basis for most of my life. I’m not an exercise fanatic by any means,...
Published on September 23, 2016 - Page 24
DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband, who is paralyzed on the left side from a stroke suffered eight years ago, underwent a prostate biopsy five years ago....
Published on September 22, 2016 - Page 21
DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently was diagnosed with pulmonary arterial hypertension after a long list of tests. I went to Boston and had the CPET (Cardio...
Published on September 21, 2016 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: Forty-five years ago, I had ovarian cancer. I had surgery, followed by 30 radiation treatments. Twenty years later, I was diagnosed...
Published on September 20, 2016 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: Like most women, I was raised to avoid letting any part of my body touch the seat of a public toilet. As I age, I find it more and...
Published on September 20, 2016 - Page 13
CHICAGO — There are no bomb blasts or collisions with burly linemen in Susan Contreras’ past. Her headaches, memory loss and bouts of confused...
Published on September 20, 2016 - Page 13
Q. I had occasional rashes in my armpits and under my breasts until I found that washing with generic selenium sulfide dandruff shampoo got rid of...
Published on September 20, 2016 - Page 13
HARRISBURG (AP) — Sarah Thomas found out from a stranger. It was 1996, and after donating blood in Baltimore, a Red Cross worker called Thomas back...
Published on September 20, 2016 - Page 14
CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has ordered Illinois health officials to reconsider their decision not to include migraine headaches on the list of conditions...
Published on September 20, 2016 - Page 15
BEND, Ore. (AP) — Officials with Oregon’s Medicaid program are considering a policy that would reimburse providers for placing contraceptives...
Published on September 19, 2016 - Page 7
Q. Is tart cherry juice useful for insomnia? If so, what is an appropriate daily amount, presumably taken at bedtime? I’ve heard and read everything...
Published on September 19, 2016 - Page 7
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 67-year-old man, in excellent health, who takes no medications and is very proactive about maintaining good health: I do...
Published on September 16, 2016 - Page 23
DEAR DR. ROACH: My integrative medicine M.D. habitually takes a blood sample from the earlobe, puts it on a slide and looks at cell activity/quality...

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