SEATTLE -- Carolyn Grant, 63, a retired registered nurse, was sitting comfortably in her favorite chair beside the fireplace when her phone buzzed at 2 p.m. on March 11 with a fresh text message: Could she come back to ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- They call themselves the quarantine gang.
They are not blood-related. They are not romantic partners. They are friends brought together by the unprecedented restrictions on face-to-face contact that have ...Read more
There's nothing like a dark, quiet bedroom to send a stressed-out mind down a rabbit hole of worry, and the coronavirus is giving us all a new set of possible catastrophes to feast upon.
As your head hits the pillow, or ...Read more
DETROIT -- A 58-year-old woman hospitalized in the Henry Ford Health System who has the new coronavirus developed a rare complication: encephalitis.
In a case report published online Tuesday in the journal Radiology, a ...Read more
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes scoliosis? Do genetics play a role? I was diagnosed with it as a teenager, and several of my cousins had it, too. Now I'm worried that my daughter, who's 8, may be affected when she gets older...Read more
The suicide rate among working-age Americans (ages 16-64) is increasing; in 2017, nearly 38,000 persons died by suicide.
The demographics, however, are quite diverse. The Centers for Disease Control recently issued a ...Read more
"We don't heal in isolation, but in community," S. Kelley Harrell, an interfaith minister once wrote. That is sure true, and recent studies confirm it.
An analysis of 30 existing studies published in the journal ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: The new laws concerning prescription of opioids, especially the requirement of three-day or seven-day prescriptions, has caused quite a disruption in our area, causing some doctors to take early retirement....Read more
DEAR ABBY: My father has been mostly absent from my life. We reconnected when I was an adult. I have always had feelings of abandonment, and because of this, I have constantly tried to build a relationship with him and ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: Christianity has become a cultural cliche. I meet many people who identify with the Christian faith but their lives do not reflect a different way of living from almost any ...Read more
TP or not TP?
That is the question many of are asking as we contemplate shelves empty of toilet paper.
Even though the use of toilet paper hasn't increased because of the coronavirus crisis, there's been panic buying, ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The United States is home to roughly 49 million people who are 65 years or older. Many are at risk for severe illness with COVID-19, meaning that they must be extra vigilant to prevent being exposed to the ...Read more
An old phrase says "May you live in interesting times," and while it sounds like a blessing, it's often thought to be a curse.
The coronavirus has upended life as we know it. Store shelves and city streets are empty; ...Read more
Did you know that the most common form of cancer in boys and young men ages of 15-35 is almost entirely curable if caught early? And did you know that awareness and screening are the most effective ways to fight that ...Read more
Dr. Alison Webb took her 81-year-old father out of assisted living, to live.
Coleen Hubbard took her 85-year-old mother out of independent living, to die.
With the coronavirus moving through facilities that house older ...Read more
We're going to have to figure out more ways of having fun and being productive while practicing social distancing. It's easy to binge watch a TV show or plow through some books, but when you want a break from those things,...Read more
With the COVID-19 pandemic at the forefront of daily life, how much information should you share with a loved one who has Alzheimer's disease, dementia or mild cognitive impairment? And how do you explain the necessary ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump will not reopen the Obamacare exchanges to allow uninsured Americans to purchase health care coverage during the coronavirus pandemic, a White House official said Tuesday night.
The ...Read more
Dear Annie: I am so concerned for my elderly loved ones during this pandemic, my father in particular. He's 89 and lives in a retirement community. As of today, they're still allowing them to go to the dining hall. They've...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS - Of the two entrepreneurs, Zelda Curti admits to having more of a potty mouth than her partner, Susan Griak. But it was Griak who blurted out the decidedly profane name of their new, high-end face serum, F(...Read more
- How the virus that causes COVID-19 differs from other coronaviruses
- Already taxed health care workers not 'immune' from layoffs and less pay
- Shoppers leave gloves, masks, wipes in parking lots — and it's a problem
- How to know whether you have allergies or coronavirus
- Stuck at home? How to make it a place of order, comfort and joy