May 31, 2017 RSS feed / Health

Science says: Medications prevent addiction relapse

CHICAGO Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery: Does treating opioid addiction with medication save lives? Or does it trade one addiction for another? More...

10-word answers (or less) to life insurance questions

If you’re thinking about buying life insurance, it helps to know some basics. More...

Colonoscopy is best test for colon cancer

DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband, who is 73 and otherwise in good health, had a colonoscopy in the summer of 2012 and was told that because no polyps or any problems were found, he did not need another test for 10 years. More...

SUMMER BARBECUING

Everyone loves a barbecue, but those fun summer get-togethers can derail your diet and possibly raise your blood sugar and blood pressure. This does not mean you have to give up barbecues just because you have diabetes. More...