WASHINGTON -- Republican lawmakers and candidates across the country are suddenly telling voters they'll protect pre-existing conditions rules, brushing aside the fact that many voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act ...Read more
Q: Blessings on you, Rabbi Marc. I have a very simple question. With the exception of Pope Francis, why has every clergy member, present company included, refused to speak of Donald Trump's behavior? He's the antithesis of...Read more
Dear Amy: I'm 51 years old, and have been in a relationship for over three years with a man who hates my grown daughter and her 10-year-old son (my grandson).
My daughter was 16 when she had my grandson. I was a single ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 66-year-old male and was a patient of the same doctor for over 30 years. He recently retired. Part of my annual physical for as long as I can remember included a prostate exam. I now have a young, ...Read more
Robe Lowe's remake of the "The Bad Seed" fills you with horror as you (and he) realize his sweet daughter Emma (Mckenna Grace) actually is the personification of evil. Kinda like what U.K. researchers found when they ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I am suffering from a depression I think many mothers experience when they become empty nesters. Although my husband is supportive, I miss my 18-year-old so much that sometimes I'm tempted to drive to his ...Read more
Adapted from a recent online discussion.
A former co-worker/friend moved about an hour away several years ago. We were close, texting, talking multiple times a day. Once she moved, that slowed down to a ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: I think carnality is just a Biblical word. Is it understood today? -- I.M.
A: Carnality is a Biblical word that is not used much anymore but has a powerful effect on life. It...Read more
So your last child has left home for college or other adventures. Now, the house is quiet. Too quiet.
No doubt the empty-nest phase of life requires a transition. There's less rush this fall to fill the calendar with ...Read more
Don't believe that marijuana is a performance-enhancing drug? The septuagenarian pot queen of E. 24th St. begs to differ.
Gloria Ginsberg, 76, says she lifts weights, walks on a treadmill and smokes pot. A lot of it.
Women expect their hair to turn gray as they age, but they may be far less prepared for another ego-challenging aspect of aging: Their hair falls out.
You can cover gray with dye, but it's harder to disguise the sparsely...Read more
Anita N. Martinez may be 92 years old, but she's not ready to slow down.
She visits her namesake studio, dressed in bright pink from head to toe, on a recent day. New and returning dancers are auditioning for a spot in ...Read more
Tom and Rosemary Ryan's story parallels the story of Down syndrome these past 59 years.
Not only has the couple lived the joy, challenge and learning curve that accompanies raising a child with special needs, they've ...Read more
When Katherine Frega was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma eight years ago at age 17, she was so sick that all she could focus on was starting chemotherapy to treat her aggressive blood cancer. It was her dad who thought to ...Read more
A new analysis of self-reported activity levels among adults in 168 countries indicates that more than one-quarter of the world's adult population doesn't get enough exercise.
Guidelines recommend 150 minutes of ...Read more
As humans grow older, their lives usually get less physical. Those 55 and older do a lot more sitting. They are much less active. The problem with this is that important ranges of motion can be lost, the joints and ...Read more
"Isn't it splendid to think of all the things there are to find out about? It just makes me feel glad to be alive–it's such an interesting world. It wouldn't be half so interesting if we know all about everything ...Read more
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk looks just like an ordinary Jeep Grand Cherokee, but it has a 707-horsepower supercharged V8 that can go from 0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds. It's in a class of car Road and Track Magazine ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: My husband has an extensive sexual history. He has had sex with more than 80 partners. All the encounters were when he was in high school and in his early 20s. Most were one-night stands with female friends.
Dear Amy: My daughter is getting married in a year. The wedding is a long way off, but the nightmares are already beginning.
My daughter isn't the problem, but my mother is! When I got married my mother informed me it was...Read more
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