CHICAGO — Could too much sugar be deadly? The biggest study of its kind suggests the answer is yes, at least when it comes to fatal heart problems.
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is using ads that depict yellow teeth and wrinkled skin to show the nation’s at-risk youth the costs associated with cigarette smoking.
DEAR DOCTOR K: I saw my doctor for some problems with my hearing. Why did she want a detailed list of my medications?
After a blocked artery led to surgery, Bonnie Sperry learned to embrace heart-healthy practices
Plan to eat heart healthy
DEAR DOCTOR K: My doctor says I have heart failure. Are there symptoms I should be looking out for that would indicate my condition is getting worse?
DEAR DOCTOR K: My father recently had a heart attack. His doctor recommended cardiac rehab, but he refuses to go because he “already has a gym membership.” How important is cardiac rehab?
WASHINGTON — It’s not too early to start thinking about the tax implications of health care reform.
DEAR DOCTOR K: My 9-month-old daughter had a seizure last time she had a high fever. The pediatrician said it could happen again. What do I need to know?
DEAR DOCTOR K: At my last appointment, my ophthalmologist mentioned something about elevated eye pressure. What could this mean?
DEAR DOCTOR K: A deli sandwich is my go-to lunch most days of the week. Any suggestions for making my sandwiches healthier?
The Mid-Columbia Health Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2014 Tradition of Compassion Philanthropy Awards. Award recipients will be selected in four categories: Outstanding Volunteer, Outstanding Community Service Organization, Outstanding Philanthropist and Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation.
DEAR DOCTOR K: When I’m tired, the last thing I want to do is exercise. But my wife says that exercising will actually boost my energy. Is she right?
Cases of influenza have been reported to North Central Public Health District in recent weeks.
DEAR DOCTOR K: I've recently become sexually active and I'm planning to go on the pill. But there are so many different types of birth control pills. Which one is right for me?
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