Tag: health

Chuck Platt will debate with anyone the risks of COVID-19, knowing full well it’s a lost cause. “You’re not going to convince some people,” he said. For now, he has bigger worries. “They’ve been saying…

My daughter argues that as long as she’s seeing all of her friends together in school, they should be able to gather together in their houses as well. Unfortunately, she has risk exactly backward. She’s…

Dear Dr. Roach: Do you recommend microneedling for skin care? — N.E. Answer: Microneedling is used to help treat cosmetic issues of the skin, such as scarring, including scarring from acne, irregular pigmentation, stretch marks,…

Allen County’s number of COVID-19 cases has jumped to 22, up from 17, in the past week, according to Friday’s report by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. The state tally has risen from…

Missourians on Tuesday spoke their minds on Medicaid expansion. More than 53% of those who went to the polls endorsed it. We urge lawmakers to accept that as the will of the people and move…

Dear Dr. Roach: I have been dealing with neuropathy in both my feet for two years now as a result of the chemotherapy I received to fight breast cancer. I have tried everything, including acupuncture,…

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia today became the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine for use in tens of thousands of its citizens despite international skepticism about injections that have not completed clinical trials and…

Students will be heading back to school soon, with mask mandates in place.  The CDC earlier this month urged every American to wear a mask, citing studies and data that show face masks reduce the…

Dear Dr. Roach: I have a question about excipients, something you discussed in a recent column. Twice in my life, I took Celebrex for orthopedic pain. Both times, I suffered severe liver disfunction, turned yellow,…

The Facebook post just before 9 last Sunday night was the kind you couldn’t help but stop and read. “Friends: I’m asking for prayers for my hometown of Logan, Kansas,” wrote Andy Stanton in a…