Tag Archives: Feet

Flip-Flops

Flip-flop fans: Hard, cold facts about your favorite hot weather footwear

(BPT) – It’s easy to understand why we all love flip-flops: They’re cute and comfy, keep your feet cool in warm weather, and are great for showing off that fab pedicure you just got. But no matter how much you adore your flip-flops, they shouldn’t be all-occasion footwear. Sometimes, they Continue reading →

Choices for Blocked Leg Artery

Dear Dr. Donohue: I am a 74-year-old male and have been diagnosed with peripheral artery disease, PAD. I have a complete occlusion of the main artery just above the knee. What, in your opinion, are the chances of getting through the blockage with angioplasty? There is constant soreness in my Continue reading →

What Are ‘Significant’ Lapses of Memory?

Dear Dr. Donohue: My mother is 69 and has, during the past few years, shown signs of memory problems. In the span of 20 minutes, she might ask the same question several times. She has trouble following the flow of conversation. I am concerned she might be forgetting her medicines. Continue reading →