Health

Published on May 23, 2018 - Page 21
DEAR DR. ROACH: My very healthy husband collapsed and died on the way to the hospital. They worked on him for a long time but could not revive him....
Published on May 22, 2018 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 42-year-old, completely healthy woman. I recently went for my first mammogram. I delayed it, despite being told I should...
Published on May 22, 2018 - Page 10
There may be a critical window for overweight kids to get to a healthy level. Those who shed their extra pounds by age 13 had the same risk of...
Published on May 22, 2018 - Page 10
ATLANTA — Disease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the recent food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, a...
Published on May 22, 2018 - Page 10
Q. You recommended gentian violet for toenail fungus, and I tried it. Now my toenails are purple, and I can’t get it off. What can I do? A. When we...
Published on May 22, 2018 - Page 11
UPMC Susquehanna Sunbury Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death, and the number...
Published on May 22, 2018 - Page 11
NEW YORK (AP) — The new head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has gotten a big salary reduction. A spokeswoman for the Department...
Published on May 22, 2018 - Page 11
KNOWLTON TWP., N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey state trooper used a computer cable and a decorative arrow to save the life of a man who accidentally shot...
Published on May 21, 2018 - Page 5
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say hotel pools and hot tubs are a major source of the stomach bugs people get from swimming. And they’re reminding...
Published on May 21, 2018 - Page 5
Q. I have been eating instant oatmeal five days a week for many years now. I have read that instant oatmeal somehow is nutritionally inferior to...
Published on May 21, 2018 - Page 17
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal regulators on Wednesday approved the first nonopioid treatment to ease withdrawal from quitting addictive opioids. The...
Published on May 21, 2018 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: What is your opinion of the keto diet? I have been doing it for a few weeks now and lost a few pounds, but it goes against...
Published on May 18, 2018 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 63-year-old woman with osteoporosis. A few years ago, I had osteopenia, and my doctor put me on an oral medication that I...
Published on May 17, 2018 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: My sister was diagnosed with Huntington’s disease. What are the symptoms she might be experiencing? — R.G. A NSWER: I am very...
Published on May 16, 2018 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently heard about a new treatment for erectile dysfunction using shock wave therapy. Has there been enough research to know if...
Published on May 15, 2018 - Page 10
Q. Both my mother and mother-in-law were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Mom was 76, and my mother-in-law was 72. They lived very different...
Published on May 15, 2018 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a snowbird who uses two different cardiologists for my health, and I am devoted to both of them. However, they have conflicting...
Published on May 15, 2018 - Page 10
Infants who are given antacids like Zantac or Pepcid are more likely to develop childhood allergies, perhaps because these drugs may alter their gut...
Published on May 15, 2018 - Page 10
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa — As she learned the basics of applying direct pressure, packing a wound with gauze and tying a tourniquet, sixth-grade math and...
Published on May 14, 2018 - Page 5
Q. I am a woman in my 20s, and I have a problem with facial hair. In researching this, I read an article suggesting zinc supplementation for...

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