Health

Published on December 2, 2016 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m a diabetic woman. I keep getting urine infections. I can’t get them cleared up, and I am taking antibiotics every month. Is...
Published on December 1, 2016 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: Years ago, I went to a doctor for sinus problems. He needed to put a drainage hole in my ear. For a while, everything was fine....
Published on November 30, 2016 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have heard of almost every organ or part of the body being attacked by cancer, but I’ve never heard of cancer of the heart. Can...
Published on November 29, 2016 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: In your recent column on sleep aids, I noticed that you said nothing about nondrug preparations. Some people find that chamomile...
Published on November 29, 2016 - Page 13
Q. I have just read about a study that shows pain relievers can lead to heart attacks. It said that the ones they tested all have the same risk. At...
Published on November 29, 2016 - Page 13
More than 15 years ago, 17 babies were born after an experimental infertility treatment that gave them DNA from three people: Mom, Dad and an egg...
Published on November 29, 2016 - Page 13
NEW ORLEANS — A new study gives some reassurance to arthritis sufferers who want pain relief but are worried about side effects. It finds that...
Published on November 29, 2016 - Page 14
WICHTA, Kan. (AP) — For those who frequent the Riley Leroy Pitts Military and Veteran Student Center at Wichita State University, there’s a new...
Published on November 28, 2016 - Page 8
Q. I have read that certain herbs have both anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer activity. I’m especially interested in preventing a recurrence of...
Published on November 28, 2016 - Page 8
NEW YORK (AP) — Zika virus ravages the testes of male mice, sharply reducing sperm counts and fertility, says a study that raises a new specter about...
Published on November 28, 2016 - Page 8
The (Allentown) Morning Call ALLENTOWN (AP) —Electronic medical records have spawned a new health care profession: medical scribe. Working...
Published on November 28, 2016 - Page 20
DEAR DR. ROACH: I was diagnosed with polymyalgia rheumatica about five years ago, and I took prednisone for about a year. I was fine until last...
Published on November 25, 2016 - Page 28
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 64 years old. I was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation about 10 years ago. I have had three to five bouts per year of my heart...
Published on November 24, 2016 - Page 10
NEW YORK — It was a startling scientific finding: Children who eat candy tend to weigh less than those who don’t. Less startling was how it came...
Published on November 24, 2016 - Page 10
PennLive.com HARRISBURG (AP) — Days before Craig Snell’s stroke, he and his wife Kerry grilled outside in the kind of warm winter weather that hints...
Published on November 24, 2016 - Page 11
DEAR DR. ROACH: Last week there was an article in your column on the fact that you don’t recommend alprazolam as a long-term sleep aid. It has been...
Published on November 23, 2016 - Page 5
CHICAGO (AP) — New research documents another decline in dementia rates but experts say the rising numbers of older Americans may halt that trend...
Published on November 23, 2016 - Page 5
NEW ORLEANS (AP) —Clean living can slash your risk for heart disease even if your genes are heavily stacked against you. A large study finds that...
Published on November 23, 2016 - Page 5
NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers say a severe birth defect caused by Zika infection may not be apparent at birth but develop months afterward, further...
Published on November 23, 2016 - Page 12
MONTROSE, Colorado —Keith Carey is a gunsmith in Montrose, a town with a frontier flavor set amid the mesas of western Colorado. He’s a staunch,...

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