No one enjoys being in a hospital emergency room, but that is where Len and I found ourselves a couple weeks ago. As careful as we try to be at our ages, he had taken a fall and was experiencing back pain.
Have you discovered Cronuts yet? The pastries are a cross between a croissant and a donut and are sweeping the country from New York City to San Francisco.
I suffer from premature auricular contractions. I have seen a couple of doctors about it, but none seems to consider them worth discussing. I was told I didn’t need to do anything. I wasn’t given any medicines. Does this deserve more attention?
I am celebrating my 75th birthday in two months. Up to now, I have had mammograms every year, sometimes every two years. Can I stop?
August, the month with the royal name, is not very royal at all. It’s lazy and laid-back, time to sit on the front porch (if you have one) or on the patio, sipping lemonade, savoring the garden harvests, or stretching out in the hammock with a good book.
Medicare covers a variety of heath care services that you can receive in the comfort and privacy of your home.
For Medicare patients, getting a “physical” requires running a paperwork maze — mostly because it is not an actual physical.
I started to take thyroid medicine for hypothyroidism in 1997 and still take it every morning. My blood tests indicate I am taking the correct dose. How long do I take this medicine? Is it safe?
For most doctors, it’s easier to explain heart surgery than medical bills — especially with the major changes coming as a result of the Affordable Care Act.
What is the purpose of making all Coumadin users make a separate trip to a nurse for having their blood checked?
A warm welcome to Todd Youtz, new cook at the Payson Senior Center, 514 W. Main St.
I’m a 26-year-old woman with an embarrassing problem. I’m growing a mustache. What causes this?
I was very interested in your column on the DASH diet. Is there a diet sheet listing all the items pertaining to this diet? How can I get one?
It started when two Native American flutists, teacher and performer Betty Acker and new flute player and aficionado Tom Russell, decided to form a Native American Flute Circle in Rim Country.
Mike Crossman left Southern California and came to Payson in 1987. The veteran physical therapist thought he was trading the fast pace of urban life for a slower rhythm.