Back surgery: to have or not to have

Some back pain cannot be relieved by surgery, but even if it is an option it should be weighed carefully. A prudent course of action is to wait several weeks after symptoms begin to see if they improve on their own. (Locked) More »

The dish on fish

Research affirms that the health benefits of eating seafood are much more significant than any risk due to the presence of toxins such as mercury and PCBs. (Locked) More »

By the way, doctor: Celiac disease and thin bones

I have celiac disease, and the disease has weakened my bones. But I'm male. I thought thin bones were primarily a problem for women? And why should a disease of my intestines affect my bones? Finally, what can be done about it? (Locked) More »