Dear Amy: When my daughter was three, I divorced her father -- in part due to his violent temper.
Now at 13 years old, she, too, is afraid of her father's temper, particularly when he is drinking alcohol.
She just ...Read more
One of the most important spiritual byproducts of religious holidays is the charity they produce from religious folk who feel the special urge to share their blessings during the times of joy marked out for them in their ...Read more
In the song "Somebody to Love," Etta James offers good advice about heart health: "I recommend you get some life insurance/ Be prepared to dial 911/ Pay close attention to your high blood pressure." The legendary blues ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband and I are both 72 and of normal weight. I have fought high cholesterol and triglycerides for many years and have taken various statins for a long time. My triglycerides still trend high, but my ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: Our son is married to a beautiful girl, Debra. Several years ago, while we were away on vacation, she entered our home without our consent. (Our son has a key to our house.) She took several expensive, very ...Read more
Adapted from a recent online discussion.
I got engaged last month (yay!), and my fiance and I are starting to plan our wedding. He cares more about most of the details and so is taking the lead. I...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: I am a single parent. My husband died and I am working hard to make ends meet and to raise my children to love the Lord. But the influences at school and in the neighborhood ...Read more
DETROIT -- Within 36 hours of the UAW strike against General Motors, the Detroit automaker announced a decision to shift worker health care payments to the union immediately -- a strategy that risks dragging out the strike...Read more
Migraines and dementia have much in common. Headaches, including migraines, are the most common neurological disorder across all ages. Dementia is the most common neurological disease in older adults.
A new Canadian ...Read more
We may not fully understand Justin Bieber's song "Backpack," but it appears to be a conversation between an earthling (E) and an extraterrestrial (ET).
E: "Don't try to find your spaceship/It might be out there waiting/ ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I'm an 81-year-old man. About two years ago, I began to realize that my testicles were shrinking, and they are now about the size of a marble. I have asked my primary care doctor and urologist about this, ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I are moving to a retirement community where we won't know a soul. I hate leaving our friends and the relationships we have formed here. I have never been especially outgoing or good at making ...Read more
My friend "Kathy" is like a sister to me and would do anything for me. Her only problem is that she is really impulsive and has a bad temper.
Last weekend, my boyfriend of seven months, "Dan," went to ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: When I was a child and went to church I can remember the preacher talking about things we should not do as Christians. I don't hear that anymore. I hear more about feeding the...Read more
Dear Mayo Clinic: I recently was diagnosed with mild hypothyroidism that isn't causing symptoms. My doctor says I don't need treatment now, but she wants me to come back for regular checkups. Does hypothyroidism usually ...Read more
Recently, during a visit to her doctor's office in Sequim, Wash., Sue Christensen fell to her knees in the bathroom when her legs suddenly gave out.
The 74-year-old was in an accessible stall with her walker, an older ...Read more
I opened an email the other day that whipped me right back to the '70s, when New Games were first introduced. Nowadays, New Games are sedentary and small-screen, with names like Dark Souls II and Hearthstone: Heroes of ...Read more
When Apple launched its IPO in 1980, a share cost $22. As of this writing, it sells for $206.50 (after four stock splits!). It was a good buy early on, but who could have imagined its future increase in value from that ...Read more
Dear Amy: I just found out that my husband was sexting with my sister, "A."
From what I was told, nothing else happened, other than that they sent each other inappropriate pictures.
My entire family knew about this. No ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am battling depression and have a question about psilocybin. I stopped taking Effexor for my depression because I did not like the side effects. I also tried SAM-e, which had only a small effect. So, for ...Read more
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