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Q: I started taking potassium pills about five years ago. Then after a few months, I began to have anxiety attacks so severe that I could barely talk to people. Finally, I read warnings about … more
There may be a critical window for overweight kids to get to a healthy level. Those who shed their extra pounds by age 13 had the same risk of developing diabetes in adulthood as others who had never … more
BOSTON — In the five years since the Boston Marathon bombing, medical science has made promising advances in amputations and artificial limbs, in part because of lessons learned from the … more
Q: I was recently diagnosed with an aortic thoracic aneurysm and scheduled for surgery. What are the risks, and can I expect to live a normal life afterward? A: As difficult as it is to hear the … more
We know for a fact that annual mammograms for women starting at age 40 absolutely save lives. But we also now know that for women at higher risk of breast cancer due to family history and other … more
When people talk about harmful stress — the kind that can affect health — they usually point to big, life-changing events, such as the death of a loved one. A growing body of research … more
SEATTLE — Take two tablets and a selfie? Your doctor's orders may one day include a smartphone video to make sure you took your medicine.Smartphone apps that monitor pill-taking are now … more
Q: I take medication daily for hypothyroidism and borderline high blood pressure. My question is: Do I benefit from iodide in table salt or should I buy plain salt for cooking? A: Your question … more
It's another one of those silent, but deadly diseases that's readily detectable and ultimately manageable with better self-care and communication between doctors and their patients.Chronic kidney … more
Q: What exactly is the connection between birth control pills and breast cancer? Is the evidence credible? If so, why do so many women still take them — and so many doctors prescribe them? A: … more
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