Health

Published on March 26, 2015 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: My sister has spina bifida. She is 72, on heavy-duty pain meds and is very discouraged, as no doctors have been able to help her....
Published on March 25, 2015 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: Have you heard of Boswellia? Would you recommend it for arthritic pain? If so, what dosage and how often would be safe? What about...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: Awhile back, I read in your column that if a person who has dementia is taken off of statins, the effects of dementia could be...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 13
Q. Has anyone done some investigative journalism to expose why several generic medication prices have skyrocketed? My clobetasol ointment has gone up...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 13
Lori Simons took the bright orange pill at 3 a.m. Eight hours later, doctors sliced into her brain, looking for signs that the drug was working. She...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 13
ERIE (AP) — Juliette Bobick peered into her family’s laptop computer screen and greeted her baby sister Elise. “Good morning!” said Juliette, 2. “We...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 13
PITTSBURGH (AP) — As a nurse, Amber Williams was well aware of the medical recommendations for starting her daughter on solid foods. She waited until...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 15
LONDON (AP) — One of the world’s most popular weed-killers — and the most widely used kind in the U.S. — has been labeled a probable carcinogen by...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 15
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberians are overcoming their fears of Ebola to volunteer for a vaccine trial. The gruesome toll of West Africa’s Ebola...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 17
LONDON (AP) — There may be more fruit, vegetables and healthy options available than ever before, but the world is mostly hungry for junk food,...
Published on March 23, 2015 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a healthy, energetic 63-year-old woman who has had elevated RDW levels for the past few years. My doctor and I looked into this...
Published on March 23, 2015 - Page 9
Q. I have been diagnosed with vertigo (BPPV), and it’s the worst. Anytime I move my head, the world spins. I recently found a study linking vitamin...

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