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To Your Good Health by Dr. Keith Roach

Age Doesn’t Rule Out Prostate Surgery

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 88 years old and in good health except for a small stroke I had a year ago with no lingering deficiencies. I have had an enlarged prostate for most of my adult life, but a biopsy showed no cancer. I have had problems with urgency. Continue reading →

To Your Good Health by Dr. Keith Roach

Paget’s Disease: Bone Building Gone Wild

DEAR DR. ROACH: For several years, when I have had blood drawn it has shown an elevation in the alkaline phosphatase. It has been as high as 377 in recent tests. I have had the test to see if it was from the liver, but it was all right. I Continue reading →

To Your Good Health by Dr. Keith Roach

She Feels at Sea Even Back on Land

DEAR DR. ROACH: My family and I took a seven-day cruise more than six weeks ago. I still am feeling like I am on the ship – all day, it feels as though I am walking on a swinging bridge. I did not even notice the movement while on the Continue reading →

Dr. Donohue

Exercise Can Cause Asthma Attack

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I have a 13-year-old boy who’s having asthma attacks. At least, that’s what they sound like to me. It started early this year when the weather was still cold. He plays or practices baseball three times a week. When he’d run the bases, he’d start coughing and Continue reading →

Dr. Donohue

Life Is Still Good Without an Appendix

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: My 13-year-old son went to band camp for five days. On day three, he had terrific stomach pain and started to vomit. The instructors were alarmed and took him to the local hospital, where doctors diagnosed appendicitis. We had to give phone permission for him to have Continue reading →