My wife is a wonderfully sensible person and appropriately sensitive. She is the oldest of three sisters and often feels left out. The age and geographical distance make it understandable that her two ...Read more
Q: I hate to admit this, but my wife and I never got along, and when she died last year I wasn't all that sorry. But now I desperately miss her. I wish I could make up for those lost years. What's wrong with me? -- Z.M.
Being old and sick in America frequently means a doctor won't ask you about troublesome concerns you deal with day to day -- difficulty walking, dizziness, a leaky bladder, sleep disturbances memory lapses, and more.
It ...Read more
At San Diego's Health IQ, selling life insurance to healthy people comes with the added perk -- or punishment, depending on your outlook -- of practicing what you preach.
The firm, which has applied data science to craft ...Read more
Health care is complicated. Shopping for an individual health plan just got even more so, with President Donald Trump's decision to block $7 billion in Affordable Care Act subsidies.
Known as cost-sharing reduction ...Read more
My annual custom is to give thanks for things and people that are not usually thanked (I am still getting comments on the list that included my thankfulness for squirrels).
On this Thanksgiving I am ...Read more
Dear Amy: My wife has put on a few pounds, to the extent that it is probably not good for her long-term health.
My wife is attractive, takes good care of herself, and has no current health problems, but I am concerned ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: About 40 years ago, I was given a tetanus shot after a large cut to my hand. Hours later, I developed a severe case of lockjaw. My lockjaw occurred around midnight. I phoned my doctor immediately and was ...Read more
Learning to Fish in the Twenty-First CenturyDonna Chlopak PhD
Based on the Chinese Proverb -give a man a fish and he will eat for a day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime, Learning to Fish in the Twenty-First Century provides the reader with the tools necessary to be successful on their career journey.
Rosanne Barr, Al Roker and Rosie O'Donnell are outspoken about their weight-loss surgery and its life-changing benefits. Rosanne was a pioneer in 1998 when she hit 350 pounds on her 5-foot-4 frame; Al lost 150 pounds, ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I have been dating my boyfriend for three years. We have lived together for the last two. We have a great life together, but there is a problem I don't know how to solve. Jeremy hates his job.
We met in the ...Read more
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My 17-year-old grandson bought his 17-year-old girlfriend of barely two months lingerie from Victoria's Secret. I think this is very inappropriate. He thinks I'm ...Read more
Q: Several months ago our son died of a drug overdose, and we're still overwhelmed with sadness and guilt. We didn't even realize he was into drugs until it was too late. I don't know why I'm writing, but maybe you can ...Read more
When Jesus walked this Earth, he hardly ever asked people where they had been. He was much more interested in where they were going, and how they would finish their race.
It's the finish line that matters most to God.
Dear Mayo Clinic: Do puzzles and other activities or apps that claim to lower one's risk of developing dementia actually work? Are there other things people can do to decrease the risk?
A: Doing activities that stimulate ...Read more
Hypopressive exercise, also known as hypopressive abdominal gymnastics, is a relatively new type of exercise touted as a way for women to manage leaky bladders or prolapsed wombs. It's all about intensely activating ...Read more
From "Lady and the Tramp" (1955) to "A Lucky Dog: Owney, U.S. Rail Mail Mascot" (2003) and "A Dog's Purpose" (2016), it's clear we love our pooches on and off the page and screen, and that we want to give them the best ...Read more
Dear Amy: I allowed my sister, her dog and her friend to stay at my house instead of being homeless and sleeping on the street. The problem is, they are both alcoholics and will not try to get help or try to get a job to ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: My son (early 40s) has been romantically involved with a woman (early 30s) for the past two years. She has always been underweight, but seems to be in good health. She has a past history of endometrial ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: You have mentioned in the past that you have a booklet on writing letters, including thank-you notes. Where do I send for it? I'll need four because my grandkids are lacking in that area.
It's truly a shame ...Read more
My sister, "Sarah," is turning 30 soon. Except during college, she has lived with my parents rent-free her entire life. I have always taken the stance of, "It's my parents' and sister's business what they ...Read more
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