WASHINGTON -- The Republican health care bill that passed the House earlier this month would nearly double the number of Americans without health insurance over the next decade, according to a new analysis by the ...Read more
As the 2017 mosquito season gets underway in many warm areas of the nation, so do renewed concerns about Zika virus and its effect on human health and unborn babies.
Zika virus is spread by the bite of an infected Aedes ...Read more
This Monday is Memorial Day and it is one of America's greatest civil religious holidays along with July 4th and Thanksgiving, and like both of them often sacrifices its true ...Read more
Dear Amy: I have been in my current job for just over two years.
I like the work and most of the people that I work with, but, my boss is a bully to me and everyone else. He has yelled at me at least 10 times.
I don't ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 72-year-old woman. For many years, or even decades (but infrequently, like every few months), I have experienced sudden chest pressure or tightness while eating my evening meal.
Out of the blue, I ...Read more
Adapted from a recent online discussion.
My daughter and son-in-law live an hour from us and we meet once a month or so at a midpoint restaurant for dinner. I always enjoyed this time and thought it was ...Read more
You may remember the comedian Irene Ryan as Granny on "The Beverly Hillbillies," but does the name Jerry Brutsche ring a bell? He was her stunt double for 20 episodes from 1963 to 1970. So when Granny -- after making and ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married 10 years, and he treats my family and friends very different compared to how he treats his own.
A few months ago, my sister called me at 9 p.m. She was driving through on her ...Read more
Medical Billing Horror StoriesSharon Hollander
Anecdotes and real case studies ripped from the headlines about what doctors did which got them into trouble. The case studies are true stories of medical professionals that got into trouble with the FBI, Medicare or the Office of Inspector General. A must read for healthcare professionals ...
Q: Last week I went to a bookstore to buy a Bible to give to my nephew for his birthday (he'll be 14), but I got discouraged and finally gave up because there were too many choices. Why are there so many different Bibles? ...Read more
Spring sunshine is finally here, and summer is fast approaching. As adults and kids gear up for beach vacations, outdoor play and dining alfresco, it's a good time to revisit sun protection for the whole family.
The Skin ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Speaker Paul D. Ryan is acutely aware that Republicans will be attacked over the health care bill that his chamber passed a few weeks ago, but the Wisconsin Republican felt that inaction was not an option.
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lamar Alexander has found himself in an uncommon position for most Republicans this year: trying to save the shaky insurance markets created by the 2010 health care law before attending to a major ...Read more
Humans naturally come with only two sets of teeth -- baby and adult -- so most of us work pretty hard to hang onto the latter. Alligators, on the other hand, can be reasonably assured of a toothy grin throughout life. ...Read more
Chicago Bear's Mike Ditka was playing his first pro game against the Vikings in 1961 when he audaciously told teammate and veteran guard Alex Karras to get the lead out of his rear end. Karras took a swing at Ditka for ...Read more
Dear Amy: My daughter has been seriously dating a young man for about the last six years. They are both 25. He is an immigrant/refugee from a war-torn country and has struggled with serious psychological issues relating to...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: When you lose weight through diet and exercise, where does the weight go? -- L.A.J.
ANSWER: Weight gain and weight loss in the very short term can be related to body fluid, but I think you are really ...Read more
This past weekend, my boyfriend proposed to me while we were in New England on a trip! We are both in our 30s.
On the way back home, we stayed overnight at my parents' home. Over dinner, my father came ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I am a gay man who has been dating a divorced man for nine months. I'm 25 and he is 50. He was married to a woman for more than 20 years and has three children. (I am the age between his middle and oldest ...Read more
Q: One of my New Year's resolutions was to read through the Bible. Well, I got started in Genesis, but I only lasted a few weeks. I just couldn't get interested in things that happened to people thousands of...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans face increasing pressure to rescue health insurance markets and protect coverage for millions of Americans amid growing fears the Trump administration is going let the markets collapse.