Q: Can rose hips help relieve symptoms of arthritis?

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Q: I am a 75-year-old woman and my hair is thinning. Is this normal or could it be related to my health?

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Q. Can being in a pool, taking a cool bath, or showering help prevent dehydration?

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Q. I have burning mouth syndrome. I have tried many treatments, none of which seem to help. What can I do for relief?

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Q: I use artificial sweeteners in most of my drinks. Are these harmful in any way?

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Q. I have a problem with urinary retention and feel as if I spend half my life in the bathroom. Are there effective treatments?

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Q. I have osteoporosis and want to be more active. I read that jogging is a good way to make bones strong, but is that safe for me?

Q. I am a fairly active 80-year-old man. Do I still have to drink eight 8-oz glasses of water every day?

Q. Is it better for your health to eat fresh fish or canned?

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Please note: The following questions were submitted by readers. The answers are intended for your general information and should not replace a doctor’s medical advice.