Ask a Doctor: Aging versus dementia

Ask a Doctor: Aging versus dementia

Question: People tell me not to worry about it, but I do. You see, I am 65 years old and would say I am in good physical shape — maybe 10 pounds...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Make changes now to prevent diabetes

Ask a Doctor: Make changes now to prevent diabetes

Question: What are the best foods to eat for a prediabetic? My husband is borderline on high sugar. He is age 67. It runs in his family, he is active ...

January 16th, 2020 updated: January 16th, 2020. |  


Ask a Doctor: Sleep interrupted by urination needs

Ask a Doctor: Sleep interrupted by urination needs

Question: My husband gets up at night three to four times to urinate. Should I be concerned? He says it is normal for men his age. He is 58 years old....

January 9th, 2020 updated: January 9th, 2020. |  



Ask a Doctor: Is mom tired or depressed?

Ask a Doctor: Is mom tired or depressed?

Question: I hear about people suffering from depression and not knowing it. Sometimes I wonder if I’m depressed or is it just the normal daily p...

January 2nd, 2020 updated: January 2nd, 2020. |  


Never too late to get fit

Never too late to get fit

For 10 years, Maxine Smith, 78, has been doing what many people in the region are just now hoping to scratch off their bucket list — establish a...

December 31st, 2019 |  


Ask a Doctor: How best to avoid colds?

Ask a Doctor: How best to avoid colds?

QUESTION: My children get terrible colds in the winter. Their ages are 9, 13 and 16. What can I do to prevent this? I try to make them wear hats, eat ...

December 25th, 2019 |  


Ask a Doctor: Stuffed up head makes it hard to hear

Ask a Doctor: Stuffed up head makes it hard to hear

QUESTION: I have had a stuffed up head that makes it hard for me hear and feels like I have bags under my eyes. Others I have talked to say they are a...

December 18th, 2019 |  


New column: Ask a Doctor

New column: Ask a Doctor

The Academy of Medicine of Lima and Allen County is opening access for area residents to local physicians in a new column in The Lima News.Called R...

December 5th, 2019 updated: December 5th, 2019. |  


Stop! Washing your Thanksgiving turkey could spread germs

Stop! Washing your Thanksgiving turkey could spread germs

Go ahead and rinse your cranberries, potatoes and green beans. But food experts say don’t — repeat don’t — wash the turkey bef...

November 25th, 2019 updated: November 25th, 2019. |  


Dr. Henry I. Miller: Facts behind the need for you to get your flu shot

Dr. Henry I. Miller: Facts behind the need for you to get your flu shot

Influenza — the flu — is more than a bad cold. Seasonal outbreaks mean not only misery but increased hospital admissions and deaths. The l...

October 15th, 2019 |