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Today's Features

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    Carly Zervis

    Chronicle correspondent

    Nobody would argue that “that time of the month” isn’t annoying at best and miserable at worst, affecting mood, daily activities and comfort. But sufferers of endometriosis experience different, more extreme levels of discomfort and more serious health consequences as a result of their monthly cycle.

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    Carly Zervis

    Chronicle correspondent

    Nobody would argue that “that time of the month” isn’t annoying at best and miserable at worst, affecting mood, daily activities and comfort. But sufferers of endometriosis experience different, more extreme levels of discomfort and more serious health consequences as a result of their monthly cycle.

  • Q. I read your article in the newspaper, and I wanted to ask you a question. I have a large tori on the roof of my mouth.

    I was told that it would have to be removed in order to get dentures. I was just wondering if you knew of any alternatives. I would appreciate a short reply if you had the time.

    A. This is a great question that has come up so many times in my office. As usual, it is hard to answer it completely without seeing you; however, I will give you my thoughts on it.

  • Q. I read your article in the newspaper, and I wanted to ask you a question. I have a large tori on the roof of my mouth.

    I was told that it would have to be removed in order to get dentures. I was just wondering if you knew of any alternatives. I would appreciate a short reply if you had the time.

    A. This is a great question that has come up so many times in my office. As usual, it is hard to answer it completely without seeing you; however, I will give you my thoughts on it.

  • Q. Is it OK to continue my walking for exercise even with my plantar fasciitis?

    A. Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of a strong band of tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot. It helps to maintain arch height, absorb shock and increase the mechanical efficiency of the foot.

  • Q. Is it OK to continue my walking for exercise even with my plantar fasciitis?

    A. Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of a strong band of tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot. It helps to maintain arch height, absorb shock and increase the mechanical efficiency of the foot.

  • Recently, a reader contacted me regarding the topic of bone cancer. She was concerned so many people she knew seemed to have cancer of the bone, and was interested in obtaining more information about this topic. Today, we will cover a cancer that is actually extremely rare.

  • Recently, a reader contacted me regarding the topic of bone cancer. She was concerned so many people she knew seemed to have cancer of the bone, and was interested in obtaining more information about this topic. Today, we will cover a cancer that is actually extremely rare.

  • As we know there are many “super bugs” that have developed through the years as a result of indiscriminate antibiotic use and bacteria becoming resistant. Years ago, we were concerned about methicillin-resistant staph aureus also known as MRSA.

  • As we know there are many “super bugs” that have developed through the years as a result of indiscriminate antibiotic use and bacteria becoming resistant. Years ago, we were concerned about methicillin-resistant staph aureus also known as MRSA.