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Dear Doctors: My husband thinks that sleeping for more than five hours a night is a waste of time. But I just read that not ...

By Ask the Doctors • September 17, 2018

Dear Doctor: Does zinc help with colds? First, let’s look at zinc’s impact in general. Zinc ...

By Ask the Doctors • September 14, 2018

Dear Doctors: My brother, who is 65, was diagnosed with inclusion body myositis about five years ago and the muscles in his arms, legs and ...

By Ask the Doctors • September 13, 2018

Dear Doctor: Because of the potential risks of proton pump inhibitors, should I have an H. pylori breath or stool test  to make sure I have ...

By Ask the Doctors • September 12, 2018

Dear Doctors: Our family visits a lake in the mountains every summer where the water almost never gets above 60 degrees. I dislike swimming in ...

By Ask the Doctors • September 11, 2018

Dear Doctor: I am 60-year-old female who suffers from darkening of my face. A doctor did a biopsy and it was determined that I suffer ...

By Ask the Doctors • September 10, 2018

Dear Doctors: Our youngest daughter is starting college in New York City this fall and on top of all the empty nest emotions my husband ...

By Ask the Doctors • September 7, 2018

Dear Doctor: I was recently diagnosed with wet macular degeneration and am now receiving periodic injections for the disease. My question is: What causes it? ...

By Ask the Doctors • September 6, 2018

Dear Doctors: Can the food we eat affect chronic inflammation in the body? ...

By Ask the Doctors • September 5, 2018

Dear Doctor: My cardiovascular surgeon tells me medicine has mostly abandoned shunt and stent placements as a solution to carotid artery plaques. Instead, doctors are ...

By Ask the Doctors • September 4, 2018