Health


Published on February 17, 2015 - Page 13
CHICAGO (AP) — Complications are uncommon for women undergoing test-tube fertility procedures: A new 12-year U.S. study shows the most frequent...
Published on February 17, 2015 - Page 14
CHICAGO (AP) — Measles is in the news, but it’s just one of more than a dozen preventable — and sometimes forgotten — diseases targeted by vaccines...
Published on February 16, 2015 - Page 7
Q. I read that testing done on supplements from Target, Walgreens, Wal-Mart and GNC revealed that the ingredients were bogus. Is there any way a...
Published on February 16, 2015 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: My father suffers from carcinoid syndrome, and I was wondering if it is hereditary. For many years now, I have gotten a strange numb...
Published on February 13, 2015 - Page 5
DEAR DR. ROACH: I just returned from my annual examination. Right from the start, I should make it clear that if for any reason I am more than 10...
Published on February 12, 2015 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: I normally go to the dermatologist once a year to get a skin check and follow up on some moles I had removed. Now the office...
Published on February 11, 2015 - Page 15
DEAR DR. ROACH: Why doesn’t drinking water with meals dilute the digestive acids (saliva, hydrochloric), causing less-efficient digestion (or even “...
Published on February 10, 2015 - Page 13
Q. I am a 54-year-old male, and I have noticed a drop-off in sexual performance and energy. I have seen commercials for products that either boost or...
Published on February 10, 2015 - Page 13
CENTRE, Ala. (AP) — For a northeast Alabama woman and her extended family, losing keys or forgetting names is no laughing matter. In fact, she and...
Published on February 10, 2015 - Page 13
WASHINGTON (AP) — Her performance as a vibrant woman fading into the darkness of Alzheimer’s is doing more than earning awards for actress Julianne...
Published on February 10, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: Most health professionals agree that one should follow a “healthy diet,” yet no one ever says exactly what that is. I have low...
Published on February 10, 2015 - Page 14
NEW YORK (AP) — Measles has become relatively rare in the United States, thanks to very effective vaccine. A recent outbreak has shown that even...
Published on February 10, 2015 - Page 14
CHICAGO (AP) — Measles infections in five babies at a suburban Chicago day care center reveal a potential weak link in public-health efforts to...
Published on February 9, 2015 - Page 4
Q. I take beet-juice powder, and it has dropped my blood pressure to normal levels. But I hear that beets can cause kidney stones in some people. If...
Published on February 9, 2015 - Page 21
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 77-year-old woman. For as long as I can remember, my body temperature has been between 97.7 and 98 degrees Fahrenheit. If...
Published on February 6, 2015 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: A year ago I lost two family members in a very violent way. Since the event, I’ve been vomiting most mornings. It is never food,...
Published on February 5, 2015 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: We have a 40-year-old daughter who is married with two children and who works as a schoolteacher. For the past three years, she has...
Published on February 4, 2015 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: I developed pudendal neuralgia several years ago (confirmed by rectal EMG), and am unable to sit for any length of time. The...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 13
Q. My wife has taken clonazepam for more than 15 years now and shows signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Is there clinical evidence to support this...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 13
LOS ANGELES — A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of...

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