January 20, 2016 RSS feed / Health

Implants help lung patients

CHICAGO  A novel, minimally invasive way to treat severe breathing problems caused by lung disease showed modest but promising benefits in a small French study.  More...

When should mammograms stop?

WASHINGTON  Lost in the arguing over whether women should begin mammograms at age 40 or 50 or somewhere in between is the issue they’ll all eventually face: when to stop.  More...

Can heart surgery cause hot flashes?

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have had hot flashes, similar to those experienced by post-menopausal women, ever since my coronary bypass in 1990. More...

New tips on antibiotics

WASHINGTON It’s cold season and the miserable trudge in seeking antibiotics because of mucus turned green, or the cough has nagged for weeks. More...