In what some consider the ultimate test of endurance, the Empire State Building Run-Up covers, from bottom to top, 86 flights of stairs -- for a total of 1,576 steps. Winners do it in about 10 minutes! In the sport of ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: Valentine's Day is here and, to be honest, I don't know much about St. Valentine. So I wonder if he meant the day to only be about lovers.
Is there any reason I shouldn't send valentines to my friends? Why ...Read more
Adapted from a recent online discussion.
My wife and I have a beach house. When we bought it 12 years ago, we established one firm rule -- no one could use it when we're not there. And we're very ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: It seems our society is more corrupt than ever. Does anyone ever ask the question, "If you were God, wouldn't you be tempted to wipe out the human race and blot them from ...Read more
Facing pressure from state investigators and greater calls for transparency from the faithful, New Jersey's five Roman Catholic dioceses released the names Wednesday of nearly 190 priests who they said had been credibly ...Read more
It's no secret ultra-processed foods can be detrimental to your health, but they can also increase your risk of early death, according to a new report.
Researchers from health institutions in France recently conducted a ...Read more
CHICAGO -- James MacDonald, the senior pastor and founding member of Harvest Bible Chapel, has been fired, the church announced early Wednesday morning. The announcement comes nearly one month after church elders said ...Read more
Millions of people deal with age-related macular degeneration as they get older, but many don't understand the difference between types of the condition or what they can do to lessen the effects. Dr. Sophie Bakri, a Mayo ...Read more
Researchers at Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands wanted to better understand the pathology of Katayama syndrome, an illness caused by parasitic Schistosoma worms. So they, like scientists everywhere, ...Read more
In 2017, when Coke created an ad campaign using an animated virtual soccer player, Alex Hunter, from a digital game called FIFA 17, it made us wonder: Are real athletes and team owners getting smart about the health risks ...Read more
Dear Amy: My friend said something homophobic. I told her that my son is gay and she said, "Oh, I hope I did not offend you?"
My co-worker said something anti-Semitic. After he saw the expression on my face he said, "Oh, ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 72-year-old man. I thought I was in excellent health until I was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation in a routine physical exam with an EKG about six months ago. I was and continue to be asymptomatic....Read more
DEAR ABBY: I'm a 67-year-old single white man. My girlfriend is 21 and African-American. We have been together a year and a half and are deeply in love. We have lots of fun together and go out and do things.
When we are ...Read more
I hate honorifics for myself and want to be called by my first name, period. Some kids in my life have parents who say they HAVE to call me Ms. Lastname or at least Ms. Firstname. They insist it's ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: As I age I tend to look on the darker side of issues but in my heart I want to be an encourager so that my faith in God is apparent. Are there books that are particularly good...Read more
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Harrisburg diocese on Tuesday announced the launch of its victims compensation program, one of several created across the state in the wake of a damning grand jury report on child sex abuse by Roman ...Read more
Brexit is creating a lot of bad press for Britain these days, but here's a recent headline about the U.K. worth celebrating with a warm Guinness:
"English Schools Will Give Meditation A Try."
Cheerio! The British ...Read more
Celebrity chef Paula Deen is known for her heart-stopping recipes, such as Lady's Brunch Burger: a beef patty topped with bacon and a fried egg then sandwiched between Krispy Kreme donuts. So, in 2012, when Deen informed ...Read more
Dear Amy: Why do we stay with our abusers? I don't know what the statistics are for men that are abused by women, but I am one of them.
My wife was on the receiving end of abuse from her family while growing up. As far as...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 53-year-old female, and I weigh 190 pounds. A year and a half ago, I had gastric sleeve surgery. I have lost 24 pounds. I have been diabetic since about 2013. At my last blood analysis, in August ...Read more
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