The money raised by The Dalles High School students will help The Pink Project, a local charity, bring comfort to women diagnosed with cancer. Doreen Koch of The Dalles, a breast cancer survivor and founder of Project Pink, said her group averages one new comfort bag a week, and has given out 200 in the last three years.
DEAR DOCTOR K: Can lifestyle changes help relieve my heartburn? DEAR READER: Heartburn is an uncomfortable burning sensation that radiates up the middle of your chest.
Fort Dalles Rodeo raises funds with ‘Tough Enough’ campaign
CORRECTION Lawsuits against Duane Francis and Diane Storby, two administrators at Mid-Columbia Medical Center, were dismissed before a settlement was reached this week between the hospital and four women who were sexually abused by a former anesthesiologist while they were sedated. The Chronicle incorrectly stated on Wednesday, Oct. 1, that lawsuits against Francis and Storby were part of the settlement.
Gorge residents touched by the loss of pregnancy from miscarriage, ectopic, stillbirth or infant loss within the first year of life are invited to walk in memorial Oct. 3 in Hood River.
DEAR DOCTOR K: My husband’s doctor suspects that he has Alzheimer’s disease and wants him to have neuropsychological testing. What will these tests involve?
DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve been taking warfarin without any problems for years to treat atrial fibrillation. Now my doctor wants me to switch to a different medicine. Should I?
To the editor: I’m sure Dr. K meant well and much of his information about Essential Tremor is correct and helpful. But the part he got wrong is very wrong. His comments are damaging to the spirit of those who struggle with ET, and misinforms those who are looking for answers to their shakes.
To the editor: The Ice Bucket Challenge has taken our nation by storm, bringing much needed attention to A.L.S. (Lou Gherig’s Disease).
DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m at high risk for breast cancer. Should I have screening mammograms, MRIs or both?
Event offers flu shots, information about preventing cancer with nutrition, exercise
DEAR DOCTOR K: My father was recently diagnosed with essential tremor. Is this the same thing as Parkinson’s disease? If not, what is the difference?
Police give fans an oinker of a show to help families
DEAR DOCTOR K: Can you tell me what happens when someone having a heart attack gets to the hospital?
DEAR DOCTOR K: In a recent column on antibiotics, you didn’t mention their use in meat and poultry as a cause of antibiotic resistance. Hasn’t this contributed to the problem?