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Q) I still haven’t decided whether I should get the new shingles vaccine. What are your thoughts on it? A) The newer shingles vaccine, Shingrix,...

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Q) I had to do an electrocardiogram (ECG) at my pre-op prior to some routine surgery. When I got the results back, I was...

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Q) My dry eyes are really hurting my quality of life. I feel like I have tried every artificial tear available. Beyond these, are...

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Q) I caught the tail end of a new study about preventing Alzheimer’s (AZ) the other day on the news. Can you fill me...

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Q) I’m really worried about this new virus from China; What should I do to protect myself? A) The new corona type virus from China...

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Q) I was recently diagnosed by a dermatologist with a skin condition called hidradenitis suppurativa (HS). I have never heard of this. What can...

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Q) My son came home from school with an itchy head. I checked his hair and I think it is lice. I tried a...

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Q) I keep getting these breakouts of raised red swellings on my skin that are extremely itchy but go away on their own a...

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Q) I really hate going up to the emergency room at the hospital every time I get a sore throat. It takes such a...

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Q) I sometimes forget to take my cholesterol pill. That’s not really a problem is it? A) The word we use in medicine to describe...

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Q) I haven’t heard much about ALS since the ice bucket challenge went viral. Did all the money that was raised lead to any...

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Q. I am happy to hear that there is a glucose monitor on the market that does not require me to prick my finger...

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Q) My hands hurt every day. My doctor looked at them, ordered an x-ray and told me I have osteoarthritis (OA) of the hand....

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Q. I heard that cannabis edibles are now legal. Can you tell me more about them? A. Though dried cannabis became legal in Canada on...