DEAR DOCTOR K: My daughter will be starting middle school this year. How can I protect her from cyberbullying?
DEAR DOCTOR K: As I’ve entered my 50s, I find myself reaching for Tylenol more often for my aches and pains. Should I be aware of any safety precautions?
Since at least August 2012, a “mystery pipe” has been dumping extremely high levels of human waste into Mill Creek, and officials so far cannot find its source, despite extensive efforts.
DEAR DOCTOR K: My son plays a lot of video games. What do I need to know about them? And how can I make sure they don’t become a problem?
DEAR DOCTOR K: I'm in my 60s and already have a lot of wrinkles. What can a dermatologist do for me that will make a difference but not be hugely expensive?
DEAR DOCTOR K: Do the germs that live on or in us affect our health?
WASHINGTON — New research is boosting hopes that weight-loss surgery can put some patients’ diabetes into remission for years and perhaps in some cases, for good.
DEAR DOCTOR K: Are all germs dangerous to our health?
DEAR DOCTOR K: As I get older, I’ve noticed that I have more trouble remembering certain types of information. But other types of memory are as strong as ever. Is this true, or just wishful thinking on my part?
DEAR DOCTOR K: Is drinking tea good for my health? Which type has the most health benefits?
DEAR DOCTOR K: What are the risks of taking a daily aspirin to reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke?
DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a longtime smoker. Do I need to be screened for lung cancer even if I don’t have any symptoms?
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As the happy hour crowd poured in on a recent weeknight, the kitchen and bar staff at Hock Farm restaurant scrambled to meet the incoming orders.
DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m having cataract surgery in a few weeks. There are so many options for replacement lenses. Which one should I choose?
SALEM — Oregon’s Gov. John Kitzhaber asked for a shake-up of Cover Oregon’s top leadership Thursday after an independent investigation found that state managers had repeatedly failed to heed reports about problems that prevented the online health insurance exchange from launching on time.