Dear Amy: My 31-year-old daughter is "happy with her size." She doesn't seem to mind that she's nearly 300 pounds at 5-foot 5-inches tall — until she has a mood swing and then she gets mad at me because I'm not big like ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 74 and in good health except for osteoporosis. I'm 5 foot, 3 inches tall and weigh 106 pounds, and have followed a plant-based diet for eight years. I take no medications, walk briskly daily and still ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been together for eight years, married for two. We recently started discussing having a family. I have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and it may be difficult for me to get pregnant. I ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: Is it true that God really wants to be a friend? – F.G.
A: Biologists speculate about how mankind came to be on earth, but the question is not “how” but “why...Read more
Life expectancy declined 1.5 years in the United States in 2020 and by twice that much for Black and Hispanic people, largely due to the surge in deaths from COVID-19, federal health officials said Wednesday.
The one-year...Read more
Whether you’re looking for a little more calm or a peaceful night’s sleep, you might reach for plant-based therapies to help you relax. Many plants have traditional uses as tinctures and teas for promoting calm and ...Read more
As the temperatures warm and summer is quickly approaching, it’s time for meals eaten outdoors while enjoying the sunshine. Most of us love the traditional foods of summer: burgers and dogs, creamy salads, yummy desserts...Read more
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter is 14 and her pediatrician recently reminded us that she should get the HPV vaccine because it can help prevent cervical cancer. That got me thinking about gynecologic health for my daughter. ...Read more
In 2019, there were roughly 54 million Americans aged 65 and older. By 2050, there will be nearly 86 million, a population increase of nearly 60%. The future, according to the latest Senior Report by United Health ...Read more
President Joe Biden’s executive order of July 9 included various steps toward making good on campaign promises to take on pharmaceutical companies by allowing the importation of prescription drugs and curbing the high ...Read more
A respiratory infection prevalent mostly in the winter has been increasing in parts of the U.S.
"Particularly in the South part of the U.S., we have seen an increase in what's called RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus. ...Read more
Extraordinary athletes know the extraordinary power of physical activity to reshape your mind and the mind's power to transform your body. ShifuYan Lei, who teaches Shaolin Qigong, says, "If you ever lack the motivation to...Read more
Dear Amy: Recently a couple with whom my husband and I were casual friends some years ago moved to our city.
We helped them with a few things related to their move, such as storing some of their items and finding various ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: About two or three months ago, I got a cracking sound in my right ear, and it hurts off and on. This happens several times a day, both day and night. I saw my doctor, who said it was nothing. He told me to ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I broke up with my boyfriend a few months ago, but I'm still having a difficult time getting over him. I discovered he was responding to sexual messages from men and sending them pictures of himself, including ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: Do atheists really disbelieve that there is an all-knowing God and that death is the end of ourselves, the end of life completely? – E.L.
A: On a visit to the ...Read more
Exactly what American health care will look like if Democrats can pass their $3.5 trillion spending plan is unclear, but the senator negotiating its health-related provisions hopes what emerges will be dramatic: the first ...Read more
It's normal to feel nervous in some social situations. For example, going on a date or giving a presentation may cause that feeling of butterflies in your stomach. But in social anxiety disorder, also called social phobia,...Read more
We’re living longer, but not necessarily better. As the population over 65 in the United States is projected to double by 2060 — with one in five residents in retirement age — so will the number of Americans needing ...Read more
Victor Lustig was a true con man, offering fake shares in fake businesses (Al Capone fell for it), counterfeiting money and even selling the Eiffel Tower. But all those artificial enterprises just ended him up in Alcatraz,...Read more