MINNEAPOLIS -- UnitedHealth Group shares jumped 5.6 percent in trading Tuesday after the company's earnings increased 26 percent for the third quarter, beating analyst estimates and prompting a boost to full-year financial...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Key senators announced a bipartisan deal Tuesday to fix parts of the nation's health care law and head off large premium increases faced by consumers in some states.
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman ...Read more
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No, no, no. ...Read more
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MIAMI -- Chances are you have looked at a mole or irregularity on your skin and thought that maybe you should see a doctor about it. And, chances are, you didn't.
Yet, there are more new cases of skin cancer every year ...Read more
The Lone Ranger rode across the Great Plains during the early days of the Wild West, enforcing law and order. His creed; "I believe that to have a friend, a man must be one" and "all men are created equal and that everyone...Read more
Dear Amy: I'm a 28-year-old woman who has been trying to find love for her entire life, but no luck!
I've been trying online dating for the past few years, but I always get dumped -- or the guy tells me that he doesn't ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I'm a 47-year-old male taking the following prescriptions: venlafaxine, buspirone and gemfibrozil. I am in excellent health with no other issues. I started all the meds at the same time, approximately six ...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 ...
DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married for many years, work long schedules, and actually sleep when we go to bed at night. Saturday afternoon, we had nothin' to do, so I suggested some hanky-panky. We were just getting...Read more
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I'm wondering the best way to confront my father about his behavior in respect to women. I'm the 25-year-old eldest of my father's five children. My sister and ...Read more
Q: Our neighbors are some of the kindest and most moral people we know, and yet they don't have any use for God. Unfortunately, another neighbor claims to be a Christian, but is one of the grumpiest people I've ever met. ...Read more
As President Donald Trump signals impatience to wind down emergency aid to Puerto Rico, the challenges wrought by Hurricane Maria to the health of Puerto Ricans and the island's fragile health system are in many ways just ...Read more
NEW YORK -- The short-term medical plans promoted in President Donald Trump's new executive order on health care have a long history of customer disputes over pre-existing conditions and denied claims -- just the sort of ...Read more
In American football, there's a "fake" happening on almost every play. Whether it's a head fake, a running fake or a passing fake, the idea is to trick the defense into going one way while your offense goes another -- and ...Read more
Dear Amy: My brother-in-law and I don't have a particularly good relationship, and one of the sticking points is gun ownership.
He believes in the right to carry (openly), and I think guns should be carried only by police...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am hoping you can weigh in on the use of cannibidiol (hemp-derived) for managing anxiety. My son has diagnoses of major depression and ADD. He has done a lot of online research and is interested in using ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: My son and I are very close. He joined the Marine Corps (a decision I fully support) and shipped out recently.
I had read on a Marine family site that frequent letters from home are encouraged, so I had letters...Read more
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I plan to ask my girlfriend's father for permission to marry his daughter. How early is this commonly done before proposing and, if possible, should it be in ...Read more
Q: My parents never bothered to get married, and now that I'm in high school it gets kind of embarrassing when my friends start asking me about it. I've told my mom that I wish they'd get married, but they don't seem ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- With every data breach comes an increased need for fraud sentinels for seniors.
And by that I mean if you are a caregiver for a senior, you should become familiar with schemes targeting the elderly.
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