The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Food & Health

Food & Health
  • There may be a better way to stop GERD symptoms DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been taking 40 mg per day of omeprazole for a number of years to control GERD. My doctor had increased this from 20 mg when the low dosage was no longer working for me. Lately, I am hearing about the risk of several significant

    March 17, 2014

  • A speedy, robust take on a classic: shepherd's pie

    When it comes to shepherd’s pie, there are those who toe a rather strict line, and there are those who go with the comfort food flow.

    March 14, 2014

  • ERIC-HOLDER.jpg Holder: Heroin deaths an 'urgent and growing public health crisis'

    Attorney General Eric Holder, calling the rise in deaths from overdoses of heroin and prescription painkillers an "urgent and growing public health crisis," is outlining a series of efforts by the Justice Department to combat the epidemic.

    March 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • A speedy, robust take on a classic: shepherd's pie

    When it comes to shepherd's pie, there are those who toe a rather strict line, and there are those who go with the comfort food flow.

    March 10, 2014

  • Do flu shots cause runny noses?

    The vaccine used in the study is similar to FluMist, of which 13 million doses were distributed in the United States this year. The work helps explain why runny noses were an occasional aftereffect of FluMist in clinical trials.

    March 4, 2014

  • allergies.jpg Winter stifles pollen, but other pests can make allergies worse now

    Most people don't consider allergies the cause of their coldlike symptoms in the winter, because the cause of most respiratory allergies — pollen — is usually not drifting about in cold and snowy climes. Yet some of the most common allergies are to indoor things.

    March 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Testosterone therapy post-prostate cancer

    DEAR DR. ROACH: I had my prostate removed for prostate cancer in 2009 at age 70. I waited until now to start taking testosterone to feel better, because I was feeling very listless, with no sex drive. My cancer surgeon and urologist approved, and they are monitoring me every 60 to 90 days.

    March 4, 2014

  • Man betrays wife with Internet surfing DEAR ANNIE: My wife and I have been happily married for eight years. This is a third marriage for both of us. A few months back, my wife found that I had been visiting Internet porn sites. She became very upset and said this was the same as having se

    March 1, 2014

  • Competing views on surgery for torn meniscus

    DEAR DR. ROACH: I suffered a severe torn meniscus at age 67. I reached a point where I could no longer walk.

    February 24, 2014

  • Head, neck injuries may increase stroke risk Suffering an injury to the head or neck increases ischemic stroke risk three-fold among trauma patients younger than 50, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2014. "These findings are im

    February 20, 2014

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