Why are Black men in the U.S. more likely to die from prostate cancer?

Why are Black men in the U.S. more likely to die from prostate cancer?

LIMA — Black men in the U.S. are nearly 60% more likely to develop prostate cancer in their lifetimes and more than twice as likely to die from ...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Is osteoporosis overblown?

Ask a Doctor: Is osteoporosis overblown?

Question: The other day I went to my doctor and she recommended me to get the test to find out if I have osteoporosis because I was losing my height. ...

September 9th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Do these symptoms add up to menopause?

Ask a Doctor: Do these symptoms add up to menopause?

Question: I am feeling miserable. I am getting hot and cold flashes without any reason. What makes it worse is that I can’t sleep at night. I pe...

September 2nd, 2020 |  



Ask a Doctor: Helping manage childhood diabetes

Ask a Doctor: Helping manage childhood diabetes

Question: A friend with a child with Type 1 diabetes frequently lets the child have high carbs, saying she just ups the quantity of insulin to counter...

August 26th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Problems with medical marijuana

Ask a Doctor: Problems with medical marijuana

Question: Use of medical marijuana has become more common. What are the problems with the use of cannabis that people worry about? — Rhonda, of ...

August 19th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Living life in bathroom

Ask a Doctor: Living life in bathroom

Question: I read your column on constipation, but my problem is just the opposite. I have diarrhea ALL THE TIME. No matter what I eat or drink. I have...

August 5th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Trying to be more regular

Ask a Doctor: Trying to be more regular

Question: Doc! I feel fine but I am not regular in my bowel movements. My walking buddy tells me I should do something about it. Should I worry? ̵...

July 29th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Kidney donation requirements

Question: I have had diabetes for many years. I was too busy to check my blood sugars except occasionally. I had one kidney removed after an auto acci...

July 15th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Sleep apnea – living in a daze

Ask a Doctor: Sleep apnea – living in a daze

Question: My husband’s sleep apnea machine is collecting dust at the bottom of a closet. I seem like treating this was the rage a few years ago ...

July 8th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Parkinson’s disease studies continue

Ask a Doctor: Parkinson’s disease studies continue

Question: What is Parkinson’s disease? What causes a person to get it? Is it passed on by heredity? Why do people like Michael J. Fox and Muhamm...

July 1st, 2020 |