DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend, Hal, and I have been dating for a year and a half, living together for six months. I'm afraid he feels emasculated. Because I make more money than he does, a lot of the responsibility for paying ...Read more
In the 2002 movie "The Rookie," Dennis Quaid plays a talented pitcher who never made it past the minor leagues because of a shoulder injury. But he promises the high-school baseball team he coaches that he'll try out to be...Read more
My wife refuses to change her diet and grocery shopping to accommodate my health needs and those of our kids. Everything she gets is processed grains and sugar. My doctor recently recommended losing ...Read more
Q: Where do evil thoughts and ideas come from? Does the devil put them in our minds? I'd hate for anyone to know what's actually going through my mind sometimes. -- R.J.
A: One of the Bible's greatest truths is that God ...Read more
Heart disease can be improved -- or even prevented -- by making certain lifestyle changes. The following changes can help anyone who wants to improve heart health:
Stop smoking. Smoking is a major risk factor for heart ...Read more
Q: My Bible study group has a guy who believes that the Bible is the perfect word of God. It also has a guy who thinks that the Bible is filled with some good stuff but also with lots of contradictions and mistakes. We ...Read more
Dear Amy: I recently found out through a DNA test that the man I thought was my father for more than 60 years is not my biological father. The DNA test also revealed that I have a half-sister.
I do not want to be ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: My doctor placed me on insulin for diabetes because I was not able to bring my glucose below 100. The bloodwork results are now 120 glucose and 6.6 hemoglobin A1C. I have been averaging 6.5 hemoglobin A1C ...Read more
Medical Billing Horror StoriesSharon Hollander
Anecdotes and real case studies ripped from the headlines about what doctors did which got them into trouble. The case studies are true stories of medical professionals that got into trouble with the FBI, Medicare or the Office of Inspector General. A must read for healthcare professionals ...
In 2008, on the way to the Pro-Am at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Classic in Orlando, Florida, golfer John Daly was informed by the news media that he'd been fired by his swing coach, Butch Harmon. Rough news. But he always ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: My wife passed away two years ago at age 40 after a long bout with cancer. We had three children, ages 7 to 12. I am 44 and engaged now to a wonderful woman. We are planning to have a small wedding with fewer ...Read more
Adapted from a recent online discussion.
My brother is getting married soon. My serious, but fairly new, girlfriend thinks she's not been invited because we're lesbians, but actually I've hidden the ...Read more
Q: Recently I decided to read the Bible, and I started with the book of Revelation. But after the first few chapters I really got confused, and I don't understand what it's talking about. -- Z.F.
A: Revelation (the last ...Read more
Technology used by Facebook, Google and Amazon to turn spoken language into text, recognize faces and target advertising could help doctors fight one of the deadliest infections in American hospitals.
Clostridium ...Read more
That didn't take long.
It's barely been two weeks since Idaho regulators said they would allow the sale of health insurance that does not meet all of the Affordable Care Act's requirements -- a controversial step some ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Driven by rising prices for drugs and medical services, the nation's health care tab will continue to outpace economic growth over the next decade, according to a new government report.
And by 2026, health ...Read more
As marijuana use increases, there's increasing interest and debate over its broader health effects. One area of contention is the impact of cannabis upon cardiovascular health. In a paper published in the Annals of ...Read more
In 1847 a British father-son team made the first commercially produced chocolate bar from cocoa powder paste and sugar. Two decades later in Switzerland, Daniel Peter invented milk chocolate. Now, 151 years later, the ...Read more
Dear Amy: My husband and I are new parents of a 5-month-old son. Over a month ago we left the baby with my in-laws for a few hours to have a date night. When we returned that night, my mother-in-law, who was supposed to be...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a candidate to have an Interstim implant done in January. My problem is that I have had to do catheterization for a long time, as my bladder does not empty due to a back injury. Over time, the nerves ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: When I was 16 and wanted to get married, my father suggested I write to Dear Abby (your mom was writing the column back then) and ask her opinion. He said he would agree with what she said. I did, and Abby wrote...Read more