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To Your Good Health by Dr. Keith Roach

TIA Events Launch Search for Cause

DEAR DR. ROACH: In the past six weeks, I have had five TIA events, ranging from a minute or so to six minutes. My symptoms are: a loss of control of my right leg, moving up to my right arm and fingers; and a loss of speech. I am aware Continue reading →

To Your Good Health by Dr. Keith Roach

Shingles Vaccine Not for Everyone

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 66 and have multiple sclerosis. Should I get the shingles vaccine? On the one hand, I know it is recommended for everyone. However, I do have a compromised immune system, and it could be risky to inject a virus. Neither my family doctor nor my Continue reading →

To Your Good Health by Dr. Keith Roach

Rhythm, Rate Key to Treating A-Fib

DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently was diagnosed with A-fib and am taking metoprolol. My cardiologist also wants me on Xarelto, which is a blood thinner. Why is it necessary to take the blood thinner to avoid blood clots when the metoprolol should be averting the A-fib anyway, which would cause Continue reading →

Lattimore Physical Therapy - Celebrating our 20th year in Livingston County!

Lattimore Physical Therapy

The Genesee Valley Penny Saver honors this week’s Business in Your Community: Lattimore Physical Therapy Business Description: • The area’s largest physical therapist-owned private practice with 18 locations • We provide prompt, exceptional patient care and specialize in orthopedics. Business History: • The business was founded in 1992 and expanded Continue reading →

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September 9th is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Day

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence-Rochester Area (NCADD-RA) is joining our national and international partners to increase awareness of the risks of drinking alcohol while pregnant. The U.S. Surgeon General advises pregnant women and women who are considering becoming pregnant to abstain from alcohol consumption to eliminate alcohol-exposed Continue reading →