Walking: Your steps to health

The benefits of walking extend to many aspects of health and fitness. Incorporating walking into one's daily routine is an excellent starting point. More »

Arsenic and prostate cancer

Exposure to arsenic in drinking water has been linked to increased risk of prostate cancer, and may also be a risk factor in erectile dysfunction. (Locked) More »

Medical memo: Age and performance

While some aspects of physical and mental performance inevitably diminish with age, experience can make up for these changes, and older men can retain much of their abilities and skills. (Locked) More »

On call: Drug expiration dates

My husband subscribes to Harvard Men’s Health Watch, but I read it and like it as much as he does. Since he listens to your advice, I hope you can resolve a problem that worries me. My husband refuses to throw out pills that are past their expiration dates. I never keep foods longer than I should, so I hope you’ll convince him to clean out the medicine closet the way I take care of the fridge and pantry. (Locked) More »

On call: Eyelid inflammation

I don't have allergies, but my eyes often burn and itch. My vision is fine, but my eyes are sometimes bloodshot, and I come down with two or three sties a year. I don't want to bother my doctor with such a minor problem, but I wonder if you can help. (Locked) More »