Dear Amy: I am a 15-year-old girl who is in the middle of a custody battle.
My father lives in a different state, and that's who I want to live with, but my mother has custody of me right now, and my mom won't let me go ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- A new study from researchers at San Diego State University suggests that ancient viruses called biophages may be just the set of garden tools needed to cultivate a healthy microbiome.
One need look no further...Read more
They are surrounded by hundreds of other people. They have a large menu of group activities: cards, tennis, art classes, and theater outings. How could anyone living in a vibrant senior community be lonely?
But they are,...Read more
Q: Thank you for writing your column, I read it regularly. I am an agnostic. Most of my family are believers. My mother and I have discussed this issue many times. She agrees with you that it is not our choice to decide ...Read more
The term "charley horse" has been around since the 1880s, when players on the Chicago White Stockings went to the racetrack and everyone bet on a horse named Charley -- except for one player named Joe Quest. When the horse...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I keep hearing that amlodipine, my blood pressure medicine, has a cancer-causing agent in it. I had ovarian cancer surgery in 2010. So far, my doctors say I am doing well. I am very concerned the amlodipine...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I'm a busy woman. My friend Adele was calling me excessively on my cellphone. She would call up to three times every day, even when I was at work. When I would take her call, she'd start questioning me, asking ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: What are the Seven Letters to the Seven Churches and does it have anything to do with the church today? -- C.W.
A: The book of Revelation contains seven letters dictated to ...Read more
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've never donated blood before because I'm nervous that I'll faint when I see the needle or blood. Is there anything that I can do to prevent that from happening?
ANSWER: It's common to be nervous about...Read more
According to the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, Americans ages 65 to 69 take an average of 15 prescriptions per year; those ages 80 to 84 have 18 prescriptions. That's in addition to the uncounted over-the-...Read more
In 2010, a 2-year-old Indonesian boy, Aldi Suganda, made headlines when a video showing him smoking went viral! The poor kid was reportedly so addicted to nicotine that he was smoking up to 40 cigarettes a day, and would ...Read more
Dear Amy: After 12 years together, most of which were wonderful, my husband and I divorced. Thankfully, we are still friends.
Fast-forward two years: I found someone that I truly believe could be "The One." I never ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband and I are very fortunate to have had a happy relationship for many years. Our lovemaking has always been a pleasure for both of us. Now, we have to add Viagra to the mix. Sometimes it works; ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I just found out my husband of 18 years has been going to hook-up websites. He says he was just looking at the pictures, but I don't believe him. I have caught him cheating twice in the past, so it's hard to ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: There is so much talk in church about praising the Lord, but I don't hear too much about repenting. Is praising God really about music? -- S.L.
A: "Praise and worship" has ...Read more
BEND, Ore. -- Growing up in Central Oregon as a dedicated road cyclist, Ian Boswell would take his road bike onto dirt roads every once in a while, getting off the beaten path and finding a different route.
"That's very ...Read more
Dear Mayo Clinic: Recently, I was diagnosed with ventricular tachycardia, but doctors said a cause cannot be determined. What usually causes this problem? Does knowing the cause make a difference in treatment?
A: There ...Read more
California is known for progressive everything, including its health care policies, and, just a few weeks into 2020, state leaders aren't disappointing.
The politicians' health care bills and budget initiatives are heavy ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The debate over creating a single government health plan for all Americans may have dominated the Democratic presidential campaign, but most voters are focused on a more basic pocketbook issue: prescription ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court refused Tuesday to take up another challenge to the Affordable Care Act, leaving the health care law known as Obamacare intact but still under legal challenge.
Instead, without comment or ...Read more
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