Q: My husband is in the military and on his second deployment overseas. I know his work is important and all that, but it's been really hard on our two children and me. Please pray for us, because it's tough being alone ...Read more
We got the historic news a little over a year ago ... FDA's approval of an artificial pancreas for people with type 1 diabetes. These folks must needle-poke their fingers several times a day to determine if their blood ...Read more
A large outbreak of plague, including the rare form known as pneumonic plague, has health officials in Madagascar working to prevent the bacterial infection from spreading to neighboring countries. The World Health ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Not only would houses of worship be able to more actively promote political candidates, but so would nonprofit groups under a section inserted into the House tax bill an hour before it was due for a key vote....Read more
Do you enjoy the occasional cocktail? Beware, because even moderate consumption of alcohol can increase your risk of cancer, according to a new report.
Researchers from the American Society of Clinical Oncology recently ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump and Republican leaders in Congress have repeatedly said Obamacare is failing, or even dead. Yet there are signs across the country that support for the Affordable Car Act's programs is ...Read more
A Yogurt a Day
You may want to snack on a yogurt while you read this. Several studies back up the theory that dairy, especially yogurt, can help you maintain your weight, according to Angelo Tremblay, researcher with the ...Read more
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- In a new study published recently in Menopause, researchers have found that the hot flashes and night sweats faced by upward of 80 percent of middle-aged women may be linked to an increased risk of ...Read more
Penny Properties 101 for DummiesTracy Phillips
If you always wanted to get into real estate investing but did not have the money. This book will show you how to do it.
This book shows you how to negotiate the best possible terms with the real estate owned (or REO) department of a bank or lender, including ...
Dear Amy: I have been active on Facebook for several years.
I generally use FB to keep in touch with friends I don't get to see often. I don't get too personal.
My husband has recently become much more active on Facebook...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: My wife, who is 72 years of age, has had a horrendous number of surgeries in her life. After one surgery, she had her first complication, delirium and hallucinations that lasted for days. Not knowing the ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I missed the funeral of a long-time family friend, Tom, because I foolishly relied on one of my relatives to let me know when the service was and she didn't. I had to go out of town two days after Tom died, but ...Read more
That much-favored, hypocritical saying bandied about by lazy authoritarians, "Do as I say, not as I do," never seems very convincing to any kid. And now, research has demonstrated that the exact opposite is actually what ...Read more
I'm a college sophomore and I am close with a group of girls from my freshman dormitory. One of them, "Allison," relies on me too much and I can't handle it anymore.
Allison is constantly asking to ...Read more
Q: The most difficult person I know claims to be a Christian, although she's always negative and critical of everyone and not at all pleasant to be around. If that's what Christians are like, then I don't want to be one. -...Read more
Pink eye (conjunctivitis) is an inflammation or infection of the transparent membrane (conjunctiva) that lines your eyelid and covers the white part of your eyeball. When small blood vessels in the conjunctiva become ...Read more
SANTA ROSA, Calif. -- As the deadliest fires in California history swept through leafy neighborhoods here, Kathleen Sarmento fled her home in the dark, drove to an evacuation center and began setting up a medical triage ...Read more
SEATTLE, Wash. -- John Walker, formerly of Kentucky, made it through his first Seattle winter last year just fine, but recently he started feeling blue.
Suspecting a lack of brightness was the problem, he began taking ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Large numbers of Americans signed up for health coverage through the Affordable Care Act in the first days of this year's open enrollment period, according to new federal figures that show Americans flocking ...Read more
This year I am taking two weeks to help us all get ready for Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is not my favorite holiday (that would be Passover), but it is my favorite holiday that ...Read more
Dear Amy: I had a bad childhood, where I was physically and emotionally abused by my mother. She was a single mother of four, and I am the oldest.
I am now responsible for my aged mother's care and finances.
I find ...Read more