PATIENT STORY

‘Life is good’

Having endured a host of treatments, Gary Lemmen sees the positive side of stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

March 22, 2017 1

Got a cold? Still no cure

Zinc and vitamin C might offer relief, but you're better off focusing on a balanced diet.

March 21, 2017 1

Opioid painkillers and anxiety meds: A deadly mix?

Thirty percent of fatal opioid overdoses involved both types of meds, but number of people prescribed both has spiked.

March 20, 2017 0

How to help an ailing friend

Don't know what to say, or what to do? Experts suggest useful ways to help friends or family members as they endure medical troubles.

March 19, 2017 0

Fish oil pills may help after heart attack

Specialists' review does not find, however, that it can help prevent cardiovascular problems.

March 17, 2017 0

Dizzy spells in middle-age tied to dementia

Rapid drops in blood pressure that cause light-headedness may do serious damage.

March 16, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Drumming up donors

Grateful for the stem cell donor who saved his life, Perry Cheathem is now on a mission to encourage others to Be the Match.

March 15, 2017 4

Your DNA may determine how you handle the time change

Researcher says genetics play a part in whether you're a night owl, which can make daylight saving a tough transition.

March 14, 2017 0

Daffodils, margaritas and other surprise dangers

Dermatologists warn of the many hidden hazards that can cause itch or rash.

March 13, 2017 0

Exercise helps counter cancer-linked fatigue

Psychological treatment and education can be useful, too, more so than drugs.

March 12, 2017 0

Wood stoves may spark heart trouble

Older people in cities with lots of wood-burning devices might run heart attack risk.

March 11, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘It’s been a miracle’

With new hips, Jeremiah New is starting life anew and leaving the pain behind.

March 10, 2017 0