Health

Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 20
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a healthy 64-year-old woman. My only medication is atenolol for blood pressure. I get the aura of migraines very often. The...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 6
NEW YORK (AP) —Too many preschoolers with ADHD still are being put on drugs right away, before behavior therapy is tried, health officials say. The...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: One of my relatives has been diagnosed with stage 2 or 3 triple-negative breast cancer. Her death sentence is chemotherapy every two...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 5
NEW YORK (AP) — Flu season is winding down, and it’s been a relatively mild one. It’s not over — flu is still widespread in 14 states, mostly in the...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: I had a DaVinci prostatectomy 11 months ago. I can sit or stand for hours with no problem, but then sitting on the floor to play...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 13
Q. Over the past 30 years, I have taken Benadryl twice. Both times it caused me memory loss as a side effect. I had to look up phone numbers that I...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 13
BETHLEHEM (AP) — The call from the doctor’s office changed everything. Larry Holmes built a boxing legacy and a business empire, but on that day...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 13
BEAVER (AP) — When Judy Pamer looks at her son, she sees a typical teenager — a boy who’s popular in school with lots of friends, likes math, plays...
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 6
Q. As I understand it, Prilosec is useful for Barrett’s (and GERD). It helps heal irritation in the esophagus that could lead to cancer. But it seems...
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 6
LONDON (AP) — The biggest study ever of women who had ovarian tissue removed, frozen and transplanted suggests the experimental technique is safe and...
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: I had apoplexy, a ruptured pituitary tumor, developed panhypopituitarism, then adrenal insufficiency. I am doing fairly well with...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 5
When Elena Sablina’s daughter Alina was killed in a car crash in Moscow two years ago, she was devastated. One month later, Sablina accidentally...
Published on April 29, 2016 - Page 9
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am an 84-year-old male in excellent health. In 2009, I had a stroke that the doctors called a “sensory stroke.” I was told I...
Published on April 28, 2016 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: My 58-year-old daughter has Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. She started to have memory problems in April 2015. I know this disease is...
Published on April 27, 2016 - Page 20
DEAR DR. ROACH: Our 44-year-old son was diagnosed with gout 10 years ago. He was given different medications to help with the terrific pain. Several...
Published on April 26, 2016 - Page 15
DEAR DR. ROACH: My daughter’s blood pressure has been high since she was 14, and she is now 43. Her blood pressure recently has been 210/142, and...
Published on April 26, 2016 - Page 15
Q. I used to take naproxen for the pain of a gout flare-up, but now I hear it can cause a problem with my Coumadin. Is there any safe anti-...
Published on April 26, 2016 - Page 15
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Much of what 2-year-old Ke’Aiden has touched since birth are hard medical wires, latex surgical gloves and plastic toys. He is fed...
Published on April 26, 2016 - Page 15
ATLANTA (AP) — Reese Hoffa is a big fellow. He’s 310 pounds and can toss a 16-pound shot put over 70 feet. That earned the Athens resident a bronze...
Published on April 25, 2016 - Page 6
Q. I started using CocoaVia after listening to a People’s Pharmacy radio show about the benefits of chocolate. I used it for six weeks before my...

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