Treating female pattern hair loss

Hair loss is a surprisingly common problem for women, particularly after menopause. This condition is typically treated with a medication such as minoxidil, though other options are available, including hair transplant surgery. More »

Recognizing and avoiding tick-borne illness

Tick-borne illnesses, once rare, are becoming more common. Insect repellent and treated clothing can help protect you, but if you do find a tick on your skin, it is very important to seek treatment as quickly as possible. More »

By the way, doctor: What can I do about strep B vaginitis?

I'm 61 and recently began to have a vaginal discharge. It's not itchy, but sexual intercourse is painful. My doctor diagnosed it as strep B vaginitis and prescribed amoxicillin, which helped. But the discharge returned within a week. What do you recommend? (Locked) More »