Health

Published on July 20, 2018 - Page 11
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m 36 and have had Crohn’s disease for years. I’m having a mild Crohn’s flare. My specialist is leaning toward biologicals (...
Published on July 19, 2018 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: My son had an ultrasound the other day for a hernia. I have had six hernias. His results showed an inguinal hernia, 2.2 centimeters...
Published on July 18, 2018 - Page 19
DEAR DR. ROACH: Are there any medical conditions that can lead to loss of fingerprints? — Anon. A NSWER: There are several skin conditions that...
Published on July 17, 2018 - Page 8
Q. I have always watched my diet, exercised and consumed lots of water, never soda. When the hot flashes of menopause became too strong, I wanted...
Published on July 17, 2018 - Page 8
TRENTON, N.J. — There is another opioid crisis happening in the U.S., and it has nothing to do with the overdose epidemic: Hospitals are frequently...
Published on July 17, 2018 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: Please discuss Brugada syndrome. Three members of my family died from it before we finally got a diagnosis. Where does it come from...
Published on July 17, 2018 - Page 8
NEW YORK — It may seem like a contradiction, but more adults in the U.S. say they are exercising at the same time more of them are becoming obese....
Published on July 17, 2018 - Page 9
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health authorities are alerting consumers to a new scam involving fake government warning letters sent to people who tried to...
Published on July 16, 2018 - Page 5
DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband is a smoker. I have begged him to quit, but he won’t. He sleeps sitting up, with his legs hanging, because he has trouble...
Published on July 16, 2018 - Page 5
Q. The dentist recommended xylitol for my dry mouth. Wow, diarrhea city! What else can I use for a dry mouth? A. You are not the only one to...
Published on July 13, 2018 - Page 11
DEAR DR. ROACH: I hope you can shed some light on an issue that I have not seen you address: the dawn phenomenon. I am having trouble controlling my...
Published on July 12, 2018 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: With the current focus on gut health, I have been hearing a lot about probiotic supplements. Who should take them? Does the number...
Published on July 11, 2018 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: I read your recent column about “flesh-eating bacteria.” Is it in any way related to Mycobacterium marinum? My son is having...
Published on July 10, 2018 - Page 8
BIG LAKE, Minn. (AP) — In 2004 the story of the 3-year-old girl from Minnesota who doesn’t feel pain spread around the world. Now a high school...
Published on July 10, 2018 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: Over the past year, I have taken three different statins, all with disastrous side effects. I am currently getting a month off...
Published on July 10, 2018 - Page 8
Q. I’d like to tell you about a new use for Vicks VapoRub. I got some poison ivy on my legs when I was mowing the lawn, and I just couldn’t get it to...
Published on July 10, 2018 - Page 8
CHICAGO — Children with a rare, incurable disease that causes rapid aging and early death may live longer if treated with an experimental drug first...
Published on July 10, 2018 - Page 9
ISTANBUL (AP) — The 8-year-old Syrian girl, quietly crying in an Istanbul clinic, was overwhelmed by the new set of prosthetic legs she had just...
Published on July 9, 2018 - Page 7
Q. You recently wrote about using castor oil to get rid of skin tags. I discovered that my skin tags appeared after I had eaten too many sweets....
Published on July 9, 2018 - Page 7
DEAR DR. ROACH: I was shocked recently when I read an article from a reputable source implying that sooner rather than later (and maybe already),...

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