Published on July 27, 2017 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: For teens, does wearing headphones with music playing while sleeping affect the quality of their sleep? Also, does listening to...
Published on July 26, 2017 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have had many urinary infections. My daughter-in-law told me to eat some yogurt every day to see if that would help. I haven’t had...
Published on July 25, 2017 - Page 10
NEW YORK — Tick populations are exploding? Tick-borne diseases are on the rise? Some recent headlines suggest Americans are facing a particularly...
Published on July 25, 2017 - Page 10
Q. A few years ago while in Europe for vacation, I fell and bruised my ribs. Knowing there was not much I could do about it, I tried to tough out the...
Published on July 25, 2017 - Page 10
Your speech may, um, help reveal if you’re uh... developing thinking problems. More pauses, filler words and other verbal changes might be an early...
Published on July 25, 2017 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: In a recent column, you said, “I don’t find simply telling people to eat less and move more to always be an effective therapy.” What...
Published on July 25, 2017 - Page 11
LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) —West Virginia environmentalists have urged a national committee examining the health risks from surface mining to look at rates of...
Published on July 25, 2017 - Page 11
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says measles has killed 35 children in Europe in the last year, calling it an “unacceptable tragedy” that...
Published on July 24, 2017 - Page 7
Q. I have suffered from regular severe debilitating headaches for a few years. They don’t respond to medication. After months of extensive (and...
Published on July 24, 2017 - Page 7
NEW YORK — Hawaii consistently ranks among the healthiest states, but a federal survey found Native Hawaiians are in unusually bad health. Native...
Published on July 24, 2017 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) —Sen. John McCain’s tumor is one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer, and his doctors are determining next treatment options...
Published on July 24, 2017 - Page 7
LONDON (AP) — For the first time in the global AIDS epidemic that has spanned four decades and killed 35 million people, more than half of all those...
Published on July 24, 2017 - Page 9
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 65-year-old male, generally in good health and on no medication. I recently went for a checkup, and the doctor did not take...
Published on July 21, 2017 - Page 22
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m a 75-year-old woman. My physical therapist recently requested that I have some X-rays of my lumbar spine and pelvic areas. The...
Published on July 20, 2017 - Page 12
DEAR DR. ROACH: What can you tell me about myasthenia gravis? I’d like to know how it’s contracted, and what the treatment options are. — Y.H. A...
Published on July 19, 2017 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: As a 67-year-old male in good health, should I be concerned about a (fasting) A1C of 5.9 percent? This is the first time I have had...
Published on July 18, 2017 - Page 8
Q. As a cataract surgeon, I have seen several patients over the years with posterior subcapsular cataracts that I thought were attributable to...
Published on July 18, 2017 - Page 8
Imagine you had a life-threatening cancer that a wonder drug had kept in remission for years. Would you risk quitting? Thousands of people with a...
Published on July 18, 2017 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: Two months ago, my husband fell down a flight of stairs and fractured six ribs and a vertebra in his neck. He is 65 years old and...
Published on July 18, 2017 - Page 9
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) —U.S. regulators approved a new psoriasis drug from Johnson & Johnson Thursday, giving people with the itchy and painful...

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