To our readers:For years, Dr. Peter Gott has taken questions from readers of hundreds of newspapers, including the Times-Herald, on thousands of health-related topics. For the past 14 years, he has been featured on our Morning!
Question: Do you think that we'll ever have a cure for the "common cold"? Answer: A month ago, I would have given you the same answer that I've given for years: The "common cold" is caused by many viruses such as rhinoviruses, enteroviruses, parainfluenza
Dear Doctor K: This may seem like an odd question, but can “holding it” when you need to urinate damage your bladder? I sleep on the second floor of my house, but the only bathroom is on the first. Sometimes I just don’t feel like getting up! Am I h
Dear doctor K: I pass a lot of gas. It's bad enough when I'm alone, but it's absolutely mortifying when I have to pass gas in public. What can I do? Dear Reader: It's normal to have air in the digestive tract. Some gets there when you swallow it and some