Ask a Doctor: Vision problems and diabetes

Ask a Doctor: Vision problems and diabetes

Question: I was a young boy when I saw my grandmother go blind from diabetes. How does it happen? Could she have prevented it? Medical science has adv...

May 6th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Don’t trade cigs for vapes

Ask a Doctor: Don’t trade cigs for vapes

Question: I am in my early 20s. I have been smoking about two packs of cigarettes daily for several years now. I have tried to quit smoking. But it is...

April 29th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Protecting children from COVID-19

Ask a Doctor: Protecting children from COVID-19

Question: I had a beautiful baby girl five months ago and have two other children, ages 6 and 4. This virus has me worried. We’ve self-quarantin...

April 22nd, 2020 |  



Ask a Doctor: Mental health approaches from 2 doctors

Ask a Doctor: Mental health approaches from 2 doctors

Question: I believe it is important to keep informed about the novel coronavirus. However, by the end of the day, I find myself a nervous wreck. Short...

April 15th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Heartburn a real pain

Ask a Doctor: Heartburn a real pain

Question: — I’m tormented frequently by heartburn. Why does this happen, and is there anything you can recommend? I really don’t wan...

April 1st, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Colon testing not just for men

Ask a Doctor: Colon testing not just for men

Question: I know men should have a colonoscopy at age 50. (I had to drag my husband to his in chains!) Why isn’t it also important to women, not...

March 18th, 2020 |  


Stay home? Sick leave policies could test outbreak response

Stay home? Sick leave policies could test outbreak response

LIMA — Inadequate sick leave policies will test whether American workers will stay home should they come in contact with the new coronavirus, po...

March 5th, 2020 updated: March 11th, 2020. |  


Ask a Doctor: What do blood pressure numbers mean?

Ask a Doctor: What do blood pressure numbers mean?

Question: I’m 60 and am good about getting a physical every year. The nurse will take my blood pressure and will tell me two numbers. She’...

March 4th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Is my risk of aneurysm elevated?

Ask a Doctor: Is my risk of aneurysm elevated?

Question: I was adopted and just learned my father and his brother died from an aneurysm. A second brother had an operation because of an aneurysm and...

February 26th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Facts about coronavirus COVID-19

Ask a Doctor: Facts about coronavirus COVID-19

Question: How does a virus start? How did the coronavirus begin? Could a virus like this be manmade? – Ralph, of Fort JenningsCoronavirus is all...

February 20th, 2020 updated: March 11th, 2020. |