Published on November 17, 2017 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: Our 37-year-old daughter has Addison’s disease. We have had some difficulty trying to regulate her electrolytes and her blood...
Published on November 16, 2017 - Page 19
DEAR DR. ROACH: About 40 years ago, I was given a tetanus shot after a large cut to my hand. Hours later, I developed a severe case of lockjaw. My...
Published on November 15, 2017 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) —Federal health authorities are warning about reports of injury, addiction and death with a herbal supplement that has been promoted...
Published on November 15, 2017 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) —U.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that alerts doctors when the medication has been taken, offering a new...
Published on November 15, 2017 - Page 4
CHICAGO — An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a...
Published on November 15, 2017 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: My son (early 40s) has been romantically involved with a woman (early 30s) for the past two years. She has always been underweight,...
Published on November 14, 2017 - Page 8
CHICAGO — Emergency rooms are where many patients are first introduced to powerful opioid painkillers, but what if doctors offered over-the-counter...
Published on November 14, 2017 - Page 8
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PITTSBURGH (AP) —Science can draw inspiration from science fiction, with exoskeletons long succeeding in cinema to make...
Published on November 14, 2017 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 95 years old, and have been suffering from a very painful case of shingles. I take many medicines for pain, and for high blood...
Published on November 14, 2017 - Page 8
Q. I have dealt with body pain for many years. Like the proverbial frog in boiling water, my pain increased gradually over the years, and I just...
Published on November 13, 2017 - Page 12
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Women are less likely than men to get CPR from a bystander and more likely to die, a new study suggests, and researchers think...
Published on November 13, 2017 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been diagnosed with gastroparesis and am waiting to see a doctor who treats it. Do you have any suggestions as to a good diet...
Published on November 13, 2017 - Page 21
Q. I was listening to your radio show and heard you wondering about the reason that vinegar works for reflux. As a physician, I was told that acid...
Published on November 10, 2017 - Page 19
DEAR DR. ROACH: My wife, who is 72 years of age, has had a horrendous number of surgeries in her life. After one surgery, she had her first...
Published on November 9, 2017 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have an enlarged prostate but no diagnosed prostate cancer, having had a prostate MRI. My most recent exam showed an enlarged...
Published on November 8, 2017 - Page 22
D R. ROACH WRITES: It is nearly flu season, and I want to discuss the options for vaccines available this year in North America. I do not recommend...
Published on November 7, 2017 - Page 9
Q. When I first started taking Lyrica for severe fibromyalgia and nerve pain from diabetes, it was as though I had found a miracle drug. My husband...
Published on November 7, 2017 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m a 78-year-old woman with many symptoms of parathyroid disease (chronic fatigue, feel “ill,” need naps, less concentration,...
Published on November 7, 2017 - Page 10
INDIANAPOLIS — The financial counselor will see you now. Many people hit with a terrifying medical diagnosis like cancer also have to deal with...
Published on November 7, 2017 - Page 10
SEATTLE — Ken Shefveland’s body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They removed...

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