WASHINGTON -- If the Trump administration makes good on a threat to cut off some subsidies for low- and medium-income buyers of health insurance, premiums would rise sharply and the federal deficit would balloon, the ...Read more
Q: Hello, Rabbi Gellman, My name is N ... and a friend recently gave me a copy of your column from the Raleigh News & Observer, May 7, 2017. I am a puppy walker for the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind and...Read more
Dear Amy: About a year ago, I used one of those genetic testing services. The website shows other users who share genetics with you, and allows everyone to contact each other.
Recently, I got a message from another user (...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have read online and in our local newspaper that doctors are no longer recommending metformin as a treatment for Type 2 diabetes. Can you please explain why metformin is no longer being prescribed? -- P.K...Read more
European aristocrats in the 1700s believed that they got sick from eating "poison apples" -- their name for tomatoes! But, according to sources at the Smithsonian Institution, the fruit wasn't the culprit; it was the ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I have been with my boyfriend for three years. I am pregnant with twins, and we already have a son together. His daughter lives with us as well.
With this pregnancy coming to term, I keep throwing hints to him ...Read more
Adapted from a recent online discussion.
My wife and I got married two years ago. Even though we had been together for a long time, I was extremely reluctant to take the plunge. She's smart and kind and ...Read more
Q: Why does the Bible have four separate accounts of Jesus' life, instead of just one? I started reading through the Gospels the other day (for the first time, I might add), and I guess I was surprised at how similar they ...Read more
Penny Properties 101 for DummiesTracy Phillips
If you always wanted to get into real estate investing but did not have the money. This book will show you how to do it.
This book shows you how to negotiate the best possible terms with the real estate owned (or REO) department of a bank or lender, including step-by-step ...
Single-payer health care is still a controversial idea in the U.S., but a majority of physicians are moving to support it, a new survey finds.
Fifty-six percent of doctors registered either strong support or were somewhat...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration, faced with increasing pressure from Republican members of Congress, agreed Wednesday to continue giving insurance companies payments that are widely viewed as critical to keeping ...Read more
Well, we've survived Shark Week -- again. The annual cable TV extravaganza on all things Selachimorpha tends (with intent) to whip up our curiosity and fear about these toothy denizens of the sea.
In fact, fatal shark ...Read more
Foodborne illness peaks in the summer, because bacteria that are present throughout the environment and in the bodies of people and animals grow faster in the warm summer months. And outdoor activities increase. More ...Read more
In New York, a man's average hearing age is more than 12 years older than his actual age; in Houston it's almost 13 years older, and in Los Angeles it's over 14 years. That's the measurable impact of sound pollution on ...Read more
Dear Amy: My boyfriend has been living with my children and me for seven months. My kids are 5 and 8.
I was looking for a pen and saw two prescription bottles in the drawer of his nightstand. As a parent, I am concerned ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a white male, 70 years old, over 6 feet tall and weigh 140 pounds. I am healthy except for lymphocytic colitis, which is under control with Imodium. My physical last year included a complete blood ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: My mother is dating a married man, and this is not the first time. While I love her, I don't think what she's doing is right.
This affair has been going on for years. I tried broaching the subject with her, but...Read more
The other day I noticed my neighbor, who previously had long hair, is now bald. My assumption is she is dealing with some sort of health issue, likely cancer (why else would she suddenly be bald?). I am ...Read more
Q: A few months ago we made the mistake of welcoming some people who came to our door to talk about their religion. Now they won't let us alone. My nephew says they are a cult, but how can we get rid of them? -- Mrs. L.W. ...Read more
Of all the things America worships -- the Tesla, the Google, the sour- cream-and-onion potato chip -- the flat stomach is one of the hardest to achieve. Photoshop is a big help, as are simpler airbrushing techniques, but ...Read more
Wrinkles are a natural part of aging, especially for the face, neck, hands and forearms. But some people are more prone to wrinkles based on sun-exposure and other factors. Although genetics mainly determine skin structure...Read more