Health


Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 6
Women with a faulty breast cancer gene might face a greater chance of rare but deadly uterine tumors despite having their ovaries removed to lower...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 6
NEW YORK (AP) — A new report suggests hospital infections are not as common as previously thought — but still 1 in 25 patients are infected. The...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —Sitting in a tub of warm water can relieve a mom-to-be’s pain during the early stages of labor, but actually giving birth under...
Published on March 28, 2014 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 81 years old and in excellent health. My blood pressure is low, and I drink several glasses of water a day. I get my kidneys...
Published on March 27, 2014 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: Four months ago, I was in an automobile accident and suffered severe injuries —a collapsed lung, broken ribs, broken lumbar spine,...
Published on March 26, 2014 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am currently 100 pounds overweight, and I saw a doctor on television promoting the use of Garcinia cambogia for weight loss. I am...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 80 years old and just had a stroke. I was put on Coumadin. I also had a miscarriage at age 30 with severe hemorrhaging. I think...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 13
Q. I work in the pharmaceutical industry and find your articles on statin side effects scare people unnecessarily. You fail to mention the benefits...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 13
It’s not just grandma with a new hip and your uncle with a new knee. More than 2 of every 100 Americans now have an artificial joint, doctors are...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 13
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ice cream lovers beware: The government knows you’re unlikely to stop after half a cup. New nutrition labels for many popular...
Published on March 24, 2014 - Page 8
Q. When I read in your newsletter that PPIs like omeprazole can trigger an autoimmune rash, I almost fell out of bed. My husband has had an awful...
Published on March 24, 2014 - Page 8
A medical group of epilepsy experts has called on the federal government to reconsider classifying marijuana as a dangerous drug so its impact on...
Published on March 24, 2014 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m writing to ask if you would consider writing an article on genetic testing for Lynch syndrome. I lost a daughter to LS and have...

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