Dear Amy: I met a friend of mine three years ago while beginning graduate school. We both work for the same state agency but in different locations.
The two of us are members of a tight-knit group of 11 grad students who ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: After a bad breakup, a good friend and her husband offered me a room in their home. They have two wonderful teenagers. Then the pandemic came, and we all became infected.
What started out as a few months' plan ...Read more
Q: I was pretty wild in my younger years. Now that my kids are teenagers, they're starting to ask about my past. Should I be completely open with them about things I regret?
Jim: We hear this question a lot -- and it's an...Read more
DEAR ABBY: While shopping with a friend recently, I was put in an awkward situation in regard to a store discount. Having served in the military, I qualify for a discount at that particular store. She was aware of that ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: I have just buried my father who had been widowed for many years. My father had always been a good businessman, but he had not put his personal affairs in order. My ...Read more
The statistics say that 1 in 3 U.S. adults is currently at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. The problem is most adults don't know that.
For anyone worried about getting Type 2 diabetes, know that there are lifestyle ...Read more
An influencer, that was my mama.
Oh, not like the ones we see nowadays, catching themselves in perfect light, a string of followers and fame. No, my mama had just three followers, my two older brothers and then me.
As ...Read more
It was April, more than three months into the vaccination campaign against COVID-19, and Jim Freeman, 83, still had not gotten his first dose.
Freeman had been eligible for months as part of the 75-and-older target group ...Read more
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 56 and have noticed a few things are changing as I get older. I know as I age there will be more changes in my body and mind, but can you provide insights on what are some common things that I can ...Read more
I’ve been reading the back of cereal boxes since I was a kid. They entertained me with games or puzzles while I munched on breakfast. Last week, my cereal box got me thinking about whole grains.
Besides being crunchy ...Read more
On a sloppy spring day in mid-March, hundreds of Kurdish Americans gathered in a field outside Nashville, Tennessee, under a sea of black umbrellas. Some of the men carried a stretcher to an open grave, where a yellow ...Read more
People who were heavy users of conservative or social media during the early months of the pandemic experienced increased belief in conspiracies surrounding COVID-19, a new study from researchers with the Annenberg Public ...Read more
Dear Amy: I have a question about my daughter.
She and I were estranged from the time she was 16 until she was 28.
I don't know why this estrangement happened. I haven't asked — and I won't.
We're back together now, ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: My wife and I are grateful to have recently received our second Moderna vaccine. When the crush relents, would you see any difficulty in adding the J&J vaccine at my own expense? It seems that the different...Read more
Reese Witherspoon, 44, has done dance, strength training, stretching and yoga for years. She gets up at 5:30 a.m. and hits the gym by 7:30 a.m. "I probably do that six days a week," she says.
Well, you can't be as fit and...Read more
DEAR ABBY: Six months ago, my husband, Lee, met his long-lost sister, his father's daughter from a previous marriage. Lee's father passed away when he was 6; he is now 30.
Since he and his four siblings met their half-...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: I have been ashamed of myself in recent months after battling bad health that kept me in bed, because at the same time after a long illness, my neighbor’s child ...Read more
Debbie Cook was in her pajamas on a summer morning in 2019 when she got a call from her son: “Something bad is wrong with Granny.”
The fear in his voice told Cook it was serious. She dialed 911 immediately, knowing it...Read more
Therapists and other behavioral health care providers cut hours, reduced staffs and turned away patients during the pandemic as more Americans experienced depression symptoms and drug overdoses, according to a new report ...Read more
FRESNO, Calif. — The court rulings brought hope. Finally, California's Native American population — the nation's largest — would receive its rightful share of federal health care funding.
Triumphant, leaders in the ...Read more
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