October 5, 2011 RSS feed / Health

Many ways to treat atrial fibrillation

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Will you please discuss heart fibrillation? I take a medicine for high blood pressure. Medicines for atrial fibrillation made me wild. I also take warfarin for the fibrillation. I’d appreciate any information you have. More...

Medicare enrollment begins, ends early

Medicare enrollment begins and ends early this year. The annual period to sign up or make changes to your plan begins on Oct. 15, 2011, a month early. More...

Parents skip, delay kids’ shots

CHICAGO  By age 6, children should have vaccinations against 14 diseases, in at least two dozen separate doses, the U.S. government advises. More...

Killer cantaloupe — what to do?

MILWAUKEE   Avoid foreign produce. Wash and peel your fruit. Keep it refrigerated. None of these common tips would have guaranteed your safety from the deadliest food outbreak in a decade, the one involving cantaloupes from Colorado.  More...