Ask the Nurse Archive
Choosing Shoes for Common Foot Problems in Women
April 17, 2018 at 9:38am
Are athletic shoes with the rocker soles better for your feet than regular sneakers? I have chronic plantar fasciitis, tendonitis and arthritis. The rocker soles shoes do feel better.
Bar Soap vs Liquid Soap
January 6, 2015 at 4:00pm
How does bar soap compare to alcohol based sanitizers or liquid soap? I prefer using bar soap, but I’m concerned about its effectiveness.
Health screenings and guidelines for women in their 60s
May 14, 2013 at 2:08pm
What should a preventative maintenance program for a woman over age 65 look like? I scheduled a pap smear and pelvic exam with my family doctor, and she did not think this was necessary at my age. However, she did not discuss why or discuss what checkups I should be scheduling at my age.
Bacterial Infection Risks
October 31, 2011 at 12:02pm
My daughter’s college roommate just informed her that she had a bacterial infection. She was having abdominal pain which brought her to the doctor. What is the risk factor for my daughter?
Does Bad Breath Mean It's Halitosis?
July 22, 2011 at 5:18pm
My 9-year old grandson went to the dentist and the dentist told his Mom that his bad breath was due to his sinuses. What should be the recommended course of treatment?