| Jan 23, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Q: Now that I'm nearing divorce court (in large part due to sexual difficulties), I was dismayed by the response to a person inquiring about finasteride (Proscar). I have every single side effect in your answer.
I have not taken Proscar for some time. I...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Q: Every year during the winter months, I have a problem with my thumbs cracking at the edge of my thumbnails. It takes weeks for them to heal, and the cracks are very painful. They do not respond to any crack creams or lotions. They clear up on their...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Springfield, MO. - Spring has sprung and if you haven't started sneezing yet you probably will soon.
Spring allergies are in full swing and even just a few weeks in, we could be in for a bad season.
Mercy Allergist Gregory Lux says compared to the...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Hundreds of Marylanders may need spinal taps as public health leaders seek to rein in a fungal meningitis outbreak that continues to expand as more is learned about the unusual cases.
Health officials said Wednesday that they still are working to contact...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 6:51 AM
It wasn’t the life she had imagined — one that included high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and the prospect of knee replacement.
As a young girl full of life, she would never have pictured herself struggling to get through the...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 2:34 PM
It wasn't the life she had imagined — one that included high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and the prospect of knee replacement.
As a young girl full of life, she would never have pictured herself struggling to get through the day,...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Recent events in Texas have once again prompted me to take up educating folks about agriculture.
In case you did not hear, 15 steers died on a small ranch east of Austin, Texas, from prussic acid poisoning after grazing in a field of hybrid Bermudagrass...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 6:53 AM
I've had a lot of poison ivy in my yard this year and have been on prednisone several times to get rid of its itchy but painful rash on my skin. Here are some tips from Bluestone Perennials ... www.bluestoneperennials.com or 800-852-5243... on dealing...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 5:48 PM
In July 2010, Adarien Jackson's 6-year-old son, Kaden, began complaining of itchy bumps on his ankles. They soon turned into a rash and spread to his back, behind his ear, and on his eyelid.
The child's pediatrician and dermatologists tried allergy...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 10:14 AM
As a family practitioner in Naperville, Dr. Sheron Brown is used to referring her patients to specialists. She's less accustomed to patients informing her that they need a referral.
But such was the case with a woman who called Brown to say she had...