WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans will add a partial Obamacare repeal to their tax plan, using the revenues gained to further lower tax rates for the middle class.
Republicans announced the decision Tuesday after their ...Read more
Dear Amy: My only brother and I have always had a difficult relationship. About two years ago, we stopped talking completely.
When my husband and I found out that we were expecting our first child, I reached out to my ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I am a 17-year-old girl and somewhat spoiled. My mother delivers breakfast in bed to me daily. My dad eats a burger for dinner, but Mom cooks a ribeye steak with a loaded baked potato for me.
I don't know how ...Read more
Adapted from a recent online discussion.
Recently you gave advice about how it's "never the perfect time to have a baby," and that's true, but does the calculation change any if you're planning to be a ...Read more
Q: My cousin is very religious and keeps telling us how we need to change, but to be honest most of our family avoids her because we don't like her self-righteous, "holier-than-thou" attitude. She's always lecturing us ...Read more
Oh, the holidays. They can sabotage the greatest of intentions when it comes to healthy eating.
On average, Americans gain approximately one to two pounds during the holiday season. While this weight gain isn't dramatic, ...Read more
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- People sometimes joke that easy tasks are "not brain surgery." But what happens when it actually is brain surgery? How old is too old to be a neurosurgeon? In a new Mayo Clinic Proceedings study, most ...Read more
"What a drag it is getting old," Mick Jagger first whined on "Mother's Little Helper" from the Rolling Stones' 1965 Aftermath album.
"Hope I die before I get old," the Who's Roger Daltrey growled the same year on "My ...Read more
Can I Help You?Rick Currier
"Can I Help You?" is a personal account of my getting into, and succeeding in the field of Retail Sales. I share some of the stories and experiences that I've had in my career and I am confident anyone in the retail business can, and will relate to what I have dealt with in my years as a ...
Dear Amy: I am currently a first semester student at a highly selective professional school. Because of the public nature of our future occupation(s), as students we are insanely private in terms of our personal conduct ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: Our 37-year-old daughter has Addison's disease. We have had some difficulty trying to regulate her electrolytes and her blood pressure, which is always low, sometimes extremely so. She has known about it ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I have been friends with Martha for 40 years. We live a few hundred miles apart, so I like to call her and chat. The problem is, her husband always answers the phone, and he likes to give me a hard time.
When I...Read more
What do LeBron James, Kevin Garnett and Kevin Love have in common? If you said they're championship-winning basketball players (one is retired), you'd be right. But it turns out they share something else: They do yoga to ...Read more
My wife is a wonderfully sensible person and appropriately sensitive. She is the oldest of three sisters and often feels left out. The age and geographical distance make it understandable that her two ...Read more
Q: I hate to admit this, but my wife and I never got along, and when she died last year I wasn't all that sorry. But now I desperately miss her. I wish I could make up for those lost years. What's wrong with me? -- Z.M.
My annual custom is to give thanks for things and people that are not usually thanked (I am still getting comments on the list that included my thankfulness for squirrels).
On this Thanksgiving I am ...Read more
Dear Amy: My wife has put on a few pounds, to the extent that it is probably not good for her long-term health.
My wife is attractive, takes good care of herself, and has no current health problems, but I am concerned ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: About 40 years ago, I was given a tetanus shot after a large cut to my hand. Hours later, I developed a severe case of lockjaw. My lockjaw occurred around midnight. I phoned my doctor immediately and was ...Read more
Rosanne Barr, Al Roker and Rosie O'Donnell are outspoken about their weight-loss surgery and its life-changing benefits. Rosanne was a pioneer in 1998 when she hit 350 pounds on her 5-foot-4 frame; Al lost 150 pounds, ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I have been dating my boyfriend for three years. We have lived together for the last two. We have a great life together, but there is a problem I don't know how to solve. Jeremy hates his job.
We met in the ...Read more
Adapted from a recent online discussion.
My 17-year-old grandson bought his 17-year-old girlfriend of barely two months lingerie from Victoria's Secret. I think this is very inappropriate. He thinks I'm ...Read more