Health

Published on May 12, 2015 - Page 13
CHICAGO (AP) — Diabetes that develops early in pregnancy may increase women’s chances of having a child with autism, according to a new study. The...
Published on May 12, 2015 - Page 13
CHICAGO (AP) — Surgery patients end up back in the hospital most often because of incision infections that don’t show up until after they’re sent...
Published on May 12, 2015 - Page 14
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is issuing new advice on the best way to name new diseases — guidelines the U.N. health agency itself has...
Published on May 12, 2015 - Page 15
For the first time, Ebola has been discovered inside the eyes of a patient months after the virus was gone from his blood. Ebola has infected more...
Published on May 11, 2015 - Page 7
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Forecasters troubled by the high death count from twisters in Alabama and Joplin, Missouri, four years ago say they must put...
Published on May 11, 2015 - Page 9
Q. I strongly disagree with your support of “home remedies.” Scam treatments are provably worthless, but they are not harmless. Untold numbers of...
Published on May 11, 2015 - Page 21
DEAR DR. ROACH: I was advised by a doctor at a reputable hospital to put my mother in hospice for congestive heart failure. She also has multi-...
Published on May 8, 2015 - Page 11
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have worked in a loud facility for 35 years and have always worn protection and had my hearing tested annually. Several years ago...
Published on May 7, 2015 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: In a recent column regarding concussions, you made a statement that “you should remember that treatment is almost always better...
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: I was wondering what adult vaccines should be given to enhance the immune system, in addition to improving sleep and diet. — P.P....
Published on May 5, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband will be 82 in July. About three years ago, I became aware of his sudden movements during the night. We were renting in...
Published on May 5, 2015 - Page 13
Q. You have occasionally gotten questions about Viagra being expensive. Some men would like a different treatment for erectile dysfunction. I...
Published on May 5, 2015 - Page 13
WASHINGTON — At age 3, Angelica Lopez is helping to break a sound barrier for deaf children. Born without working auditory nerves, she can detect...
Published on May 5, 2015 - Page 13
WASHINGTON (AP) — Those lost car keys that were an annoyance in your 30s can spark major anxiety in your 60s. Turns out it’s pretty normal: The brain...
Published on May 4, 2015 - Page 4
Q. I weaned myself off Nexium very gradually. It took four months, but it was successful. I found taking ginger capsules morning and evening very...
Published on May 4, 2015 - Page 4
NEW YORK (AP) — The government is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride in drinking water because some kids are getting too much, causing white...
Published on May 4, 2015 - Page 21
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have recurring stomach ulcers, so I have been researching acid-alkaline diets to resolve the ulcer problem. I am frustrated, as...
Published on May 1, 2015 - Page 21
DEAR DR. ROACH: My wife has COPD. She is not coping very well. Her doctors are treating her with the standard medications. She has heard about...
Published on April 30, 2015 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: The senior center in my community is kept at a temperature that I and many other seniors find too cool for our comfort. After two...
Published on April 29, 2015 - Page 15
DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently had a screening mammogram, and received a letter from my doctor saying the results were normal. However, I also...

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