Tag: health

Dear Dr. Roach: Could you please address the benefits and safety of taking an oral collagen supplement. I am confused, as there are so many collagen products on the market professing miraculous results with regard…

Dear Dr. Roach: I’m 70, Caucasian and slim. I was diagnosed with osteoporosis five years ago. Before that, I took Fosamax for five years. The only things I take are 1,000 mg calcium citrate, 3…

Dear Dr. Roach: I am a 68-year-old male in good health with a 3.3-centimeter aneurysm in my internal iliac artery. I have no symptoms. It was 1.9 cm eight years ago. My physician says that…

Dear Dr. Roach: My daughter has been dating a man who is diabetic but is not diligent about his diet. He is outwardly in good health, in that he runs competitively and bicycles in races,…

All parents feel a little bit anxious taking a child to the doctor, even when that “child” is just a stuffed bear. Children ages 2-11 can bring their favorite toy in for a check-up at…

You can get a quick and easy flu shot at a Drive-Thru Flu Clinic Thursday. The process takes just a couple of minutes and you don’t even have to leave your car. The SEK Multi-County…

The beginning was the worst. It frustrated Janet Parkerson when her father started to forget what he had done that day or the day before. But soon names slipped his mind, too, and then he…

Imagine that, in the course of a single year, a ubiquitous household item was implicated in the death of every man, woman and child in the city of Glendale, Ariz., America’s 87th largest city with…