Tag: health

Dear Dr. Roach: At least three times a year I suffer from a pinched nerve. According to my physician, it is due to osteoarthritis and/or stress and bad posture. The pain can make me nauseated…

Dear Dr. Roach: I am a 68-year-old female in good health taking no medications. I try to take a 40-minute walk every day. I get the high-dose flu shot each fall and have had two…

Different groups face unique mental challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some examples: — Adults Many adults may find themselves in the unexpected position of being suddenly sent home from work, without knowing how long the…

At a time when health professionals are advising “social distancing,” and “quarantining,” to prevent the spread of a new coronavirus, it may come as a surprise to learn that we should be connecting with one…

The first “person under investigation” for possible COVID-19 illness has prompted more restrictive precautions at Allen County Regional Hospital. No cases of the new coronavirus have been confirmed in Allen County, though cases have been…

A pair of social service agencies will remain open, but with some changes, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Humanity House, an organization that serves low-income families from Iola and Allen County, will no…

BERLIN (AP) — Tens of millions of people hunkered down in government-ordered isolation today as borders slammed shut, schools and businesses closed and increasingly drastic restrictions on movement took effect. Others were scrambling to get…

Allen County currently is and has been monitoring the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). At this time there are NO confirmed cases reported in Allen County. The risk to the public in Allen County, Kansas of…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking dramatic action, President Donald Trump announced he is sharply restricting passenger travel from 26 European nations to the U.S. and moving to ease the economic cost of a viral pandemic that…

As Americans brace for the impact of the new coronavirus in the United States, a pair of Kansas State University specialists say the best defense against the emerging threat may be one of the most…