From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: The world has been jolted by storms and disease like no other time. There is an uneasiness to life these days. Is there a secret to finding calm? – C.S.
Johnson & Johnson's Spravato has been approved as the first antidepressant for actively suicidal people, as doctors are becoming increasingly concerned about COVID-19's effect on the mental health of Americans.
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Adult acne isn't anything to be ashamed of, just ask model Chrissy Teigen, actress and writer Mindy Kaling and actress Bella Thorne, all of whom have shared make-up-free pictures of their skin in distress. They are not ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I'm a male, 71, with a bovine aortic value that was installed 11 years ago. I went into atrial fibrillation six years ago and had an electric shock to stop it. That lasted a week, and was followed by an ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I take care of my daughter-in-law's taxes and have for the past 15 years. I have never charged her for it. When she brings me the paperwork, it is always a mess. I told her I would be her full-time bookkeeper ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Even as others were dying of COVID-19, Rick Wright made phone calls to his business clients. He lifted weights, did pushups and glided on an elliptical trainer. Late at night, he took his dog on long ...Read more
Dear Amy: My husband of two years has recently become interested in exploring Christianity.
He went to church as a child, but stopped going when he was a teen. He is now very concerned about what will happen after he ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: We live next door to an 89-year-old woman, Estelle. She's a snowbird, meaning she is our neighbor for only part of the year. She has a devoted caretaker, Iris, who visits her almost daily. Iris shops for her, ...Read more
Q: I've racked up a fair bit of credit card debt the past few months while unemployed. Now that I'm working again, I have just enough in the bank to cover what I owe. Should I use my savings to pay off my credit card?
Citing financial losses resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Camden in New Jersey said Friday that it would halt payments from a clergy sex-abuse victim fund that has paid out nearly $7.6 ...Read more
Dear Amy: My partner and I are expecting a baby. It's our first baby, and the only grandchild in his family.
I moved in with him and his family right after we discovered that we were pregnant. The problem is that during ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I am a small business owner. My store has local (repeat) and one-time customers. The other day, while checking out, one of my local customers spewed out a verbal and extremely bigoted rant. I was stunned ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: My neighbor’s grandson’s name is Lucifer. The mother says she chose it because of its beautiful meaning. Isn’t Satan’s name Lucifer? – L.S.
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Suicide-related incidents involving over-the-counter painkillers, such as acetaminophen (Tylenol), ibuprofen, and acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin), increased by 33.5% between 2000 and 2018, a study from Nationwide Children's...Read more
CHICAGO -- As Illinois continues testing for COVID-19, many people showing symptoms end up with negative results. Instead, they may have fallen ill with a common cold or the flu. While some people may wonder why they might...Read more
How close do you live to your aging parents? A mile? An hour's drive? A three-hour flight? Now, imagine there comes a day when they can no longer handle things on their own and you need to help them on a daily basis and ...Read more
BEIRUT -- In the best of times, it's hard to land one of the slots Saudi Arabia parcels out for the hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca that all Muslims are duty-bound to make at least once in their lives. In the worst of...Read more
My daughter recently had my first grandchild (pretty exciting, right?). She's on a journey to getting back to her prepregnancy weight and lowering her blood pressure and the accompanying swelling that she struggled with. ...Read more
SEATTLE - Relationship therapist Dr. Julie Schwartz Gottman doesn't mince words when discussing strains the COVID-19 pandemic has placed on couples nationwide.
She tells of one husband-and-wife client duo and how the ...Read more
Dear Amy: I've only been married for a year, but my relationship has been far from a honeymoon experience.
Before marriage, my husband and I talked about children and I thought we were on the same page.
We discussed how ...Read more
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