Blurry vision as you age

Blurry vision as you age

Are you over 40 and suddenly feel like your straining to read things right in front of your face? Eye experts at Mayo Clinic say it’s actually a...

June 23rd, 2021 |  


For caffeine drinkers having surgery:

For caffeine drinkers having surgery:

Given that 90% of adults are caffeine users, you’d think that hospitals might consider what those orders not to eat or drink before and after su...

June 16th, 2021 |  


Ouch! Needle-phobic people scarred by so many images of COVID shots

Ouch! Needle-phobic people scarred by so many images of COVID shots

Each night it’s the same. Story after story on the TV news is about the COVID vaccination effort, and they are all illustrated with footage of n...

March 13th, 2021 |  



Column: Power of vaccines against a pandemic: same story, new chapter

Column: Power of vaccines against a pandemic: same story, new chapter

Polio no longer stalks children in this country, but in the early 1950s, outbreaks caused more than 15,000 cases of paralysis each year. Until smallpo...

December 17th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: ADHD can be managed

Ask a Doctor: ADHD can be managed

Question: — My son is in early teen years. He has a brilliant mind and can do different things if he focuses his mind on it. But he cannot focus...

December 2nd, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Maximizing a doctor call

Ask a Doctor: Maximizing a doctor call

Question: I’m planning to go to a new doctor for first time. I do not know what to do. I have gone to the doctor with my grandma, and I know a l...

November 11th, 2020 |  


Sniff test effective on virus

Sniff test effective on virus

Many of us have encountered new pandemic-related checkpoints as we’ve tried to enter a workplace or medical office. There’s no entry until...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Menopause and weight gain

Ask a Doctor: Menopause and weight gain

Question: I am going through change of life. Fortunately, I do not have hot flashes or cold sweats. I lead a very disciplined life routine. I play ten...

October 21st, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Varicose veins and leg swelling

Ask a Doctor: Varicose veins and leg swelling

Question: I am a 50 year old and work as a receptionist. I have an ulcer and swelling of legs at my ankles for the last several years. I have to eleva...

October 7th, 2020 |  


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 |