Published on February 19, 2018 - Page 7
DEAR DR. ROACH: On three different occasions, I have had to change doctors: once when I moved out of state, once when my doctor moved out of state...
Published on February 19, 2018 - Page 7
Q. I often hear about the medicinal benefits of various herbs and spices. However, I don’t typically hear about pepper, a widely available spice. Has...
Published on February 17, 2018 - Page 5
Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack...
Published on February 16, 2018 - Page 7
CHICAGO (AP) — The first blood test to help doctors diagnose traumatic brain injuries has won U.S. government approval. The move means Banyan...
Published on February 16, 2018 - Page 7
Save your life but harm your heart? Health experts are sounding a warning as potential side effects of a growing number of breast cancer treatments...
Published on February 16, 2018 - Page 7
NEW YORK — A transgender woman has successfully nursed her baby, according to a national newspaper. The 30-year-old, who had not had any gender-...
Published on February 16, 2018 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: Recently, a physician in my area lost his license for having an intimate relationship with several of his patients. I’m just curious...
Published on February 15, 2018 - Page 19
DEAR DR. ROACH: My doctor placed me on insulin for diabetes because I was not able to bring my glucose below 100. The bloodwork results are now 120...
Published on February 14, 2018 - Page 7
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a candidate to have an Interstim implant done in January. My problem is that I have had to do catheterization for a long time,...
Published on February 13, 2018 - Page 10
COLFAX, Ill. (AP) — When he leads the Ridgeview High School marching band in song, Zach Craig used to experience only part of the performance. The...
Published on February 13, 2018 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: Recently in your column, you discussed the need for dosages to be exact in some situations. What about the medical marijuana issue?...
Published on February 13, 2018 - Page 10
WASHINGTON — Few people look forward to a trip to the doctor or dentist, especially if they’re not sure how they will pay for it. Some choose to use...
Published on February 13, 2018 - Page 10
Q. I experienced a problem with “frozen” medication. Combivent Respimat inhalation spray was shipped to me during an unusually cold spell. I noticed...
Published on February 13, 2018 - Page 11
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump makes big promises to reduce prescription drug costs, but his administration is gravitating to relatively...
Published on February 13, 2018 - Page 11
CHICAGO (AP) — Far more U.S. teens than previously thought are transgender or identify themselves using other nontraditional gender terms, with many...
Published on February 12, 2018 - Page 7
Q. I have read that high blood sugar can contribute to erectile dysfunction. My wife died more than two years ago, but I now have a lady friend. I...
Published on February 12, 2018 - Page 7
DEAR DR. KEITH ROACH: I recently received my blood test results. My overall vitamin D was 40 (within the target range of 30 to 60 listed), but I...
Published on February 9, 2018 - Page 21
DEAR DR. ROACH: A couple weeks ago, I had a sudden fast heartbeat with a very irregular and erratic pulse (approximately 150-161) for about six...
Published on February 8, 2018 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m an 81-year-old mother of five, and I have an overactive bladder. My situation was the usual “can’t get there in time.” I had...
Published on February 7, 2018 - Page 9
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have severe pain from osteoarthritis. I am able to get some relief with one tablet of 5/325 Norco a day. My doctor is trying to...

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