People ask me this all the time: Is Tinder a hookup site? (And if they're not asking, they're telling me, as if it's some conventional wisdom.)
My answer is always the same: Yes... if you both hook up. (Just for the ...Read more
Oct. 31 has gone from scary fun to just plain scary. Adults may understand it, but the kids won't. So it's up to us parents to make them a Halloween that will be different but still let our kids celebrate in some fashion. ...Read more
Fewer breast cancers are being diagnosed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier in the year, when the pandemic began to intensify, many health care institutions suspended their screening programs and weren't offering ...Read more
Running is a great cardiovascular activity and one that has definite health advantages. For people who enjoy running, training, and completing a marathon or road race, brings a great sense of satisfaction. But when COVID-...Read more
Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths of the uterus that often appear during childbearing years. Also called leiomyomas (lie-o-my-O-muhs) or myomas, uterine fibroids aren't associated with an increased risk of uterine ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA - In September, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published guidance for Halloween celebrations: Traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating - or even an outdoor "trunk-or-treat" event - is a high-...Read more
Q. My ex insists on some sort of Halloween trick-or-treating with the kids, but with COVID looming I think we must be cautious. That, and the fact that we never really designated who the kids should be with on Halloween, ...Read more
Singer Lionel Richie and politician Jeb Bush have invested in a telemedicine startup called Heal that helps doctors interact with patients using a mobile app-based Uber-type service and digital appointments. It seems ...Read more
Dear Amy: I have known "Camilla" for 20 years. She is the closest friend I have, but I know she doesn't feel the same about me. Instead, she tends to lean on me when her actual closest friend, “Elizabeth,” hurts her in...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have read everything I can find on Heberden's nodes. I have one on the middle finger of my left hand, my writing hand. I have had this node for about three months, and I believe it is still growing. For ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I'm a 22-year-old woman who was adopted. I recently started dating an amazing man who happens to be of another race. My parents, whom I love very much, told me that if I stay with him, they will disown me. They ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: Are we living in the end times? Is the Antichrist alive today and will Jesus return soon? — E.T.
A: The world does seem to be getting worse, and this ...Read more
BALTIMORE - Around this time of year, the Lord Baltimore Hotel would usually be filled with guests: convention visitors, football fans and even ghost hunters seeking to commune with the spirits that they say haunt its ...Read more
In late March, shortly after New York state closed nonessential businesses and asked people to stay home, Ashley Laderer began waking each morning with a throbbing headache.
"The pressure was so intense it felt like my ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A November ballot initiative to raise property taxes on big-business owners in California is drawing unconventional political support from health care power players and public health leaders.
They see...Read more
In March, Sue Williams-Ward took a new job, with a $1-an-hour raise.
The employer, a home health care agency called Together We Can, was paying a premium - $13 an hour - after it started losing aides when COVID-19 safety ...Read more
Women have been serving on Navy ships for a quarter-century, although the deck department - especially the bridge watch sections responsible for steering the ship and keeping a lookout for hazards - have remained a mainly ...Read more
As the falling leaves drift by our windows here in northeast Ohio, a new level of panic begins to simmer along with the pot of soup on the stove.
We call it winter coming.
And no more dreaded than this year.
Usually way...Read more
PHILADELPHIA - Betty Dorsey knows all about overcoming obstacles. She's gotten through breast cancer, her husband's truck accident and resulting unemployment, and a house fire. Who knew all those hardships would eventually...Read more
Q: In a recent column, you identified toddlerhood as "the hump of parenting." As a grandmother who managed to raise five kids who were out of the house in their early 20s and are responsible citizens, I could not agree ...Read more
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