Preventing diabetes: An action plan

The most important factors in the prevention of diabetes are weight control, regular exercise, a healthy low-fat diet (fruits and vegetables, whole grains, fish, and poultry), and not smoking. (Locked) More »

Aspirin for hypertension?

A study from Spain found that a low dose of aspirin at bedtime caused a decrease in blood pressure. The researchers are not certain how this occurred, so more study is needed. (Locked) More »

On call: More on the shingles vaccine

Your article on new immunizations for adults was helpful. I got my booster for tetanus, diphtheria, and whooping cough, but even though I'm 61, my doctor didn't want to give me the shingles vaccine because I've already had it. Should I get the vaccine? (Locked) More »