DEAR DR. ROACH: In a recent column, you mentioned that "Cannabis adversely affects driving ability." Yet, further on in the article, you state that, "Early data from areas that legalized recreational marijuana suggest ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend is divorced. His ex's name is tattooed on his arm. Although I don't like it, I realize that it was long ago and before I came into the picture.
As we have grown closer over the last two years, I'm ...Read more
Pear-shaped Homer Simpson often has severe breathing problems when he tries to pick up the pace, and it makes sense, since we have long-known that obesity is a serious risk factor for developing respiratory issues. About ...Read more
I'm tearing my hair out over a friend whose life is demonstrably easier than mine in many ways, but who never stops complaining: She doesn't have enough money (her household income is 50 percent larger ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: Is it true that Christianity has been a force in overcoming injustices in the world? -- I.M.
A There are many examples of how Christian revival paved the way for better ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A man hospitalized for dehydration a few months ago at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center started suffering a severe fever, and doctors weren't sure why.
The patient was homeless, a clue to doctors that ...Read more
CHICAGO--At least two children who have been diagnosed with a rare but serious condition that weakens muscles and limits mobility are being treated in Chicago, according to Lurie Children's Hospital.
The parents of a ...Read more
Ensuring that people with pre-existing health conditions can get and keep health insurance is the most popular part of the Affordable Care Act. It has also become a flashpoint in this fall's campaigns across the country.
Health insurance premiums in the 39 states that use HealthCare.gov will fall 1.5 percent on average for the most commonly purchased plans in 2019, marking the first time that rates have dropped since the 2010 health care ...Read more
Q: Why not gdsquad or g-dsquad? -- From S
A: After Edward Everett visited the Unitarian Church in Boston he remarked that the only time he heard God mentioned was when the janitor fell down the steps.
We tend to use God'...Read more
Dear Amy: I am a 50-year -old woman. My husband and I have two sons.
I recently found out that my husband has been exchanging texts with another married woman who he met in a writing workshop.
My husband told me that the...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been a pretty regular blood donor for decades. At times, I'm rejected because I just miss the minimum iron count necessary. My question at this time is if I should continue to be a blood donor, as I ...Read more
In 2012, an Oregon woman who sued her date for giving her genital herpes won $900,000. And one tycoon allegedly paid $52 million for giving chlamydia to his mistress. It seems sexually transmitted diseases are a growth ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I have been dating the most amazing man for the past 11 months. As we approach the one-year anniversary of the day we met, this perfect man is showing some not-so-perfect traits. I was unlucky in love for many ...Read more
Adapted from a recent online discussion.
My brother wants to know what I think about his girlfriend. I don't like her. It isn't an actionable dislike -- she isn't controlling, criminal or abusive -- but ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: I hold a position within the U.S. government and stay constantly in turmoil when I see so little progress in bringing people together. Why is this so difficult? -- W.W.
A: ...Read more
Several herbal remedies have been studied as a treatment for anxiety, but more research is needed to understand the risks and benefits. Here's what we know -- and don't know:
Kava appeared to be a promising ...Read more
The Trump administration wants Medicare for the first time to embrace telemedicine across the country by paying doctors $14 for a five-minute "check-in" phone call with their patients.
But many physicians say the proposed...Read more
Treating breast cancer has long involved addressing two problems: the elimination of cancer cells from the tumor and potential disease recurrence. The key may be to harness the full capabilities of the body's immune system...Read more
AUSTIN, Texas -- As pressure mounts on Catholic dioceses across the country to come clean about how they handled abusive priests, the 15 Catholic bishops in Texas announced Wednesday that they will soon publish the names ...Read more
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