August 13, 2014 RSS feed / Health

Bad bite: A tick can make you allergic to red meat

A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick.  More...

The threat of the Ebola virus

The current Ebola crisis in West Africa is on pace to sicken more people than all other previous outbreaks of the disease combined.  The next few weeks will be critical, said Dr. More...

Stretching helps ease back pain

DEAR DR. ROACH: My wife suffered from spinal stenosis. She had a cortisone shot, which helped for 90 days. She had regular physical therapy meetings. She was in constant pain, but insisted on playing tennis (against her doctor’s wishes).  More...

Medicaid, Medicare and Diabetes Care

If you are older or in financial need, it can be a struggle to pay for important diabetes medicines, supplies and services. But you do not have to go it alone! More...