Health

Published on July 7, 2015 - Page 5
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri is set to be the first state in the nation to spell out the type of eating disorder treatments that insurance...
Published on July 7, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: Please tell me about Celebrex. I am 86 years of age. I took it 15 years ago, and it helped me not to be so stiff. Now my present...
Published on July 7, 2015 - Page 13
Q. I have been using Celebrex for osteoarthritis, and it has worked well for me for many years. The pharmacy substituted generic celecoxib. After...
Published on July 7, 2015 - Page 13
WASHINGTON — Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that...
Published on July 7, 2015 - Page 13
WASHINGTON — Would you know what to do if you see someone collapse, not breathing — a loved one at home, a co-worker at the office, a stranger on the...
Published on July 6, 2015 - Page 5
Q. I have used raw shea butter to deal with athlete’s foot as well as jock itch. I originally started using raw shea butter to help with plaque...
Published on July 6, 2015 - Page 21
DEAR DR. ROACH: What is cellulitis, and how does one get it? I live in a retirement facility, and two ladies at my dining table have it. It seems...
Published on July 3, 2015 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 55-year-old male. After five or six days of thinking I had pulled a muscle in my bicep, I was diagnosed via ultrasound with...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 5
NEW YORK (AP) — July Fourth fireworks fill the skies across the nation with more than sparkling bursts of color. They spew pollution, too. A study...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: My friend was diagnosed with H. pylori. He was treated and then later he was given a stool sample test. This test showed “negative...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m 64 and healthy. I’m very petite at 4 feet, 10 inches tall. I’ve had a low weight most of my life, keeping around 95 pounds. Two...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: My brother had four ministrokes in five days. They can’t find what caused it. He was in a university hospital for seven days. — M.L...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 13
Q. I fell on the tennis court and broke my arm badly. I started taking big doses of ibuprofen (with my doctor’s approval) to control pain and reduce...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 13
LONDON (AP) — Attention wearers of skinny jeans: don’t squat — at least not for long. Doctors in Australia report that a 35-year-old woman was...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 13
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — More than 170 clinics across the country are selling experimental stem cell procedures for dozens of diseases and...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 13
C.J. Nitkowski had nothing to lose in spring 2011. The rotator cuff in his left shoulder that he’d relied on during his decade as a major league...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 8
Q. When I was a baby, a wasp stung me on the eyelid. My parents and grandparents used tobacco for stings, but they couldn’t put that on a baby’s...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 8
A program that taught college women ways to prevent sexual assault cut in half the chances they would be raped over the next year, a Canadian study...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 21
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am being treated for macular degeneration with injections of Lucentis into the eye. My cardiologist has determined that I have...
Published on June 26, 2015 - Page 26
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m vegan, primarily for ethical reasons, but I also enjoy the health benefits. There are so many more nondairy milks on the market...

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