Q: My children are still too young for the COVID-19 vaccine. Is it OK to enroll them in swim lessons?
A: Yes. Swimming is a great family activity. It's good exercise and it can be a lifesaving skill to have.
The American...Read more
Usain Bolt holds the record for the fastest sprint at 27.78 mph. And while that might not seem so fast compared to the cheetah (75 mph), it's fast enough to defeat all challengers.
Fast enough is just what you want when ...Read more
Dear Amy: This fall my vaccinated family is invited to a nephew’s wedding.
He and his future bride are not vaccinated because they think the COVID-19 vaccine will possibly make them sterile.
I know their parents are ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: Please write about food-dependent exercise-induced anaphylaxis. Many medical professionals still do not know about this rare and potentially deadly condition. Thank you! -- M.S.
ANSWER: Anaphylaxis is ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I think you missed an important consideration in your March 25 advice to the widower who had had prostate surgery and was afraid to tell a prospective girlfriend he couldn't have sex.
My husband and I are in ...Read more
Q: The Bible says that Jesus is divine, but does it say what Jesus looked like? — D.J.
A: The world’s fascinated with how Jesus might look. From the magnificent cathedrals in Europe to Sunday school classrooms, ...Read more
Christopher Richmond keeps a running tab on how many workers at the ManorCare skilled nursing facility he manages in western Pennsylvania have rolled up their sleeves for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Although residents were eager ...Read more
Dear Amy: It’s been four months since losing my wife of 40 years.
She made me promise to move on with life.
To keep that promise, I have removed my wedding ring. I have started dating.
I am moving slowly, wanting to ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I have been married for 40 years. My beloved mother-in-law passed away two years ago. She had always been my buffer against the rest of my husband's family -- two brothers and their families and his stepfather, ...Read more
Q: I grew up without a dad. Now I'm married and my wife is expecting our first child. I'm feeling anxious and unprepared. What does it take to be a good father?
Jim: I can relate. That was me. That IS me. Being a dad is ...Read more
Dear Amy: My 46-year-old daughter, “Janet” has had a difficult life. One of her children was born
with a severe illness. It was traumatic for all of us to care for this child during the years that she clung to life. ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I'm a girl of 23 who has never had a boyfriend. Now that I finished college and am a journalist, I have met some guys, mostly from high school and places like that. One of them, who went to my middle school, ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: Is it more important to have faith or do works in service to God? — F.W.
A: There is always debate about the doctrines of faith and works—and which should come ...Read more
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said he doesn’t believe U.S. Catholic bishops will adopt a policy denying him communion.
“That’s a private matter and I don’t think that’s going to happen,” Biden told ...Read more
For more than two years, the University of California has grappled with how to manage proposed partnerships between UC medical systems and hospitals that impose restrictions on healthcare on religious grounds.
That ...Read more
While I don't believe in superfoods, I do think there are foods we should choose more often to include in our diet, including berries, avocadoes, leafy greens, pomegranates, salmon and whole grains such as quinoa.
A ...Read more
In South Florida, when people want to find a Black physician, they often contact Adrienne Hibbert through her website, Black Doctors of South Florida.
“There are a lot of Black networks that are behind the scenes,” ...Read more
Deborah T. writes:
"I enjoy reading your columns in our local newspaper, as they are informative and relevant. Would you do a column on when to take probiotics? The bottles say to take according to the advice of your ...Read more
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Ever since I was a teenager and began menstruating, I seem to get headaches that come on around the first day of my period. I am now in my 30s, and over the past year or so, they seem to be getting more ...Read more
Dear Amy: My husband and I have two close friends: “Jack” and “Katrina,” who are married to each other and have two children.
We are often with them and with other couples at social functions.
I recently found ...Read more
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