Health

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...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 13
Q. I’ve just been put on simvastatin to control my cholesterol. I’m also on amiodarone for my heart. I take blood-pressure pills, an antidepressant...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: Recently you wrote about estrogen. I starting taking Premarin when I was 50 years old, some 28 years ago. I was switched over to...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 13
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Angelo Volandes remembers performing rib-cracking CPR on a frail elderly man dying of lung cancer, a vivid example of an end-of...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 13
NEW YORK (AP) — A brain-scanning technique might one day help identify people with a disease linked to concussions in football and other sports, an...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 15
WASHINGTON (AP) —Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat — even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 15
WASHINGTON (AP) —New technologies account for one way that the government is tracking a life-threatening outbreak of listeria linked to Blue Bell ice...

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