I'm an only child in my late 30s, the daughter of doting, super-involved, loving parents, but I recently found out a secret.
In doing some genealogical research, I was shocked to learn that my father had...Read more
My friend's 10-year-old daughter just broke her arm playing at school. Her mom and I talked about how much bone-strengthening milk she drinks a day. The answer? Not enough. Most kids may drink a carton of milk at school, ...Read more
Dear Amy: I'm a 42-year-old man who has been married to my wife for 14 years.
We started out fairly well, but over the years, more and more arguments emerged.
Now we have three young kids, and have devolved into the Odd ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am wondering if there is a safer inhaler to use in place of an albuterol inhaler. I have high blood pressure that, at times, is very difficult to control. I have not yet tried the albuterol inhaler. I was...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I am part of a small social ladies group. The eight of us range in age from mid-50s to late-60s. We get together once a month for lunch, a movie, dinner, shopping, etc. I look forward to it, and we always have a...Read more
ProCon.org says that 1,246,170 people are card-carrying medical marijuana users. A 2017 Yahoo News/Marist poll found that 52 percent of Americans over 18 have tried marijuana. Furthermore, 44 percent of those who tried it ...Read more
We have a few relatives, including a sibling, who we don't see or hear from often, as we are busy or live far away. We meet over a meal or for an hour or so, or at family gatherings requiring a drive, and ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: I've always been an independent person, and therefore I've never bothered to get connected to a church. It always seemed like too much of a hassle. And anyway, I can watch a ...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 ...
Q: Q: What, as a disciple of God, should be my main priority (Examples: forgiveness, feeding the hungry, giving drink to the thirsty, comfort the sick, etc.)? Thank you. -- from M
A: My favorite short list of the things ...Read more
Dear Amy: My husband and I live next to a married couple who are about our age (late 30s). Our condos are close (less than 12 feet apart), and some of our windows face each other.
They removed all of the curtains and ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: My 52-year-old sister was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver due to alcohol. She has significant financial resources and gold-standard health care. Her liver has failed to bounce back. This month, she ...Read more
Ever wondered why a dish prepared with spinach is said to be "Florentine"? Well, it's because Catherine de Medici, who was from Florence, was a super fan of this super green. She liked it so much that in 1533, after she ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: My divorced 38-year-old brother is addicted to opiates. My wealthy, enabling mother constantly bails him out financially. My brother is engaged to a very kind woman -- a mother of three he met four months ago. ...Read more
Adapted from a recent online discussion.
My husband and I adopted a dog that does not like strangers; he is in intensive training and part of that is having strangers over to our house to practice ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: I just turned 50, and I didn't think it would bother me, but it really has. Suddenly I've realized that I'm getting older, and I wonder if I'm wasting my life. To be honest, I...Read more
FRANKFORT, Ky. - "The sky is falling! The sky is falling!"
Not really - it only feels that way because so many buildings on Frankfort's, horizon have come down and are going up. But even with implosions, dust ...Read more
ATLANTA - Twenty years ago, it seemed everyone was moving out into the suburbs. And now, depending on who you talk to, everyone is moving back to the city.
That's especially true among baby boomers, those of us born ...Read more
It doesn't matter how old you are; you can still build muscle. Studies have shown that even people in their 90's can build bulk and strength if they lift weights. In fact, any observer can factually state that the number ...Read more
Scaling down exercise is OK as you age, but don't stop. And if you haven't begun, heed the words of Elsie Sierra, 71: "You need to exercise."
Mike Napoli has been running marathons and competing in Ironman ...Read more
Bad news, night owls.
Evening types have a 10 percent higher risk of dying than those up and at 'em in the morning, according to a new study from Northwestern Medicine and the United Kingdom's University of Surrey.