Health

Published on February 23, 2018 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: For over two years, my wife has been having a problem with her lower lip. From morning on, it swells, irritating her and causing her...
Published on February 22, 2018 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been on blood pressure medicine (nifedipine) and cholesterol medicine for approximately 30 years. I am 72. Over the past two...
Published on February 21, 2018 - Page 9
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a healthy 94-year-old woman. Over the past four months, I have had pain in the nipple of my left breast. I went to my doctor and...
Published on February 20, 2018 - Page 8
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Businessman Kyle Graves shot himself in the ankle so emergency room doctors would feed his opioid habit. Ex-trucker Jeff McCoy...
Published on February 20, 2018 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 70-year-old male. In 2013, I experienced an episode of total urinary retention. My urologist’s diagnosis was enlarged...
Published on February 20, 2018 - Page 8
WASHINGTON (AP) — Arthritis isn’t always from the wear and tear of getting older — younger adults too often get it after suffering knee or ankle...
Published on February 20, 2018 - Page 8
Q. In most of the news coverage of flu outbreaks, I’ve seen a recommendation to get a flu shot even if it’s not a good match. The announcer always...
Published on February 20, 2018 - Page 9
Regardless of your age, ankle sprains are common. About 25,000 ankle sprains occur daily and more than 70 percent are recurring ankle sprains that...
Published on February 19, 2018 - Page 7
DEAR DR. ROACH: On three different occasions, I have had to change doctors: once when I moved out of state, once when my doctor moved out of state...
Published on February 19, 2018 - Page 7
Q. I often hear about the medicinal benefits of various herbs and spices. However, I don’t typically hear about pepper, a widely available spice. Has...
Published on February 17, 2018 - Page 5
Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack...
Published on February 16, 2018 - Page 7
CHICAGO (AP) — The first blood test to help doctors diagnose traumatic brain injuries has won U.S. government approval. The move means Banyan...
Published on February 16, 2018 - Page 7
Save your life but harm your heart? Health experts are sounding a warning as potential side effects of a growing number of breast cancer treatments...
Published on February 16, 2018 - Page 7
NEW YORK — A transgender woman has successfully nursed her baby, according to a national newspaper. The 30-year-old, who had not had any gender-...
Published on February 16, 2018 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: Recently, a physician in my area lost his license for having an intimate relationship with several of his patients. I’m just curious...
Published on February 15, 2018 - Page 19
DEAR DR. ROACH: My doctor placed me on insulin for diabetes because I was not able to bring my glucose below 100. The bloodwork results are now 120...
Published on February 14, 2018 - Page 7
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a candidate to have an Interstim implant done in January. My problem is that I have had to do catheterization for a long time,...
Published on February 13, 2018 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: Recently in your column, you discussed the need for dosages to be exact in some situations. What about the medical marijuana issue?...
Published on February 13, 2018 - Page 10
WASHINGTON — Few people look forward to a trip to the doctor or dentist, especially if they’re not sure how they will pay for it. Some choose to use...
Published on February 13, 2018 - Page 10
Q. I experienced a problem with “frozen” medication. Combivent Respimat inhalation spray was shipped to me during an unusually cold spell. I noticed...

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