August 5, 2015 RSS feed / Health

Docs hear all

DEAR DR. ROACH: This question is just too embarrassing for me to even sign my name. I get many infected pubic hairs that are painful. Is this normal? Do other people get them? More...

CDC’s top ‘modeler’ makes estimates, courts controversy

ATLANTA  Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention.  More...

Most picky eating harmless, but can be sign of problems

CHICAGO  Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked out.  More...

ARE YOU AT RISK FOR A STROKE

People with diabetes have a two to five times greater risk of having a stroke, and have diabetes also puts you at higher risk of dying from a stroke — especially for women and those who have had diabetes for a long time. More...