DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a female in my mid-60s and recently have been diagnosed with a cyst on my left kidney. I do not have diabetes nor a heart condition, never smoked nor used drugs, don't drink and take over-the-counter ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I have been married for 27 years and have three wonderful kids. The youngest is 16.
I recently found out I may have another son from a relationship prior to my marriage. The woman never notified me or asked for...Read more
So, I'm a guy with a serious girlfriend. No children, but it's been talked about -- after marriage, which has also been talked about. Mid-30s.
And my girlfriend told me her preference is to have her mom ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: My professor asked my class to broaden our thinking and seek solutions to the world's problems offered by educators. This seems narrow, not broad. What's the answer? -- C.S.
WASHINGTON-- Numerous Republicans who are supporting attempts to dismantle Obamacare are simultaneously campaigning for election on their support for a core provision of the law.
The GOP spent the eight years since the ...Read more
Seniors can save on expensive cell phone service with Verizon's new 55 Plus plan.
Those 55 and older can pocket up to $50 a month on Go Unlimited plans, which includes unlimited talk, text and 4G LTE data. One line is $60...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats are planning to force a vote this week on a resolution that would overturn the Trump administration's expansion of short-term health insurance plans.
Critics call them "junk" plans, since ...Read more
Are you worried about how much you worry? Bravo.
Uncontrolled anxiety is a giant obstacle to personal happiness. No surprise. Worry causes stress, and stress saps our strength, disturbs our sleep, fries our brain and ...Read more
Written by Sting (he credits his infant son at the time with the lyrics: "I've never paid him, so that's another possible lawsuit"), "De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da (Is all I want to say to you)" actually might be expressive ...Read more
Dear Amy: OK. Long story short: I'm 47, gay and single. I've spent the last eight years living away from my family of origin.
I recently moved back to my home state, although I live about two hours away from my family. My...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I'm 95 years old and was wondering if it would be advisable to have cataract surgery at my age. I had a cataract removed from my left eye, and it was very successful. My eye doctor said I have a condition ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I have been married for 30 years. Although my husband and I are both positive people, we have not had a happy marriage.
He leads the life of a bachelor, including sex with other women and unilateral decision-...Read more
Adapted from a recent online discussion.
Our 16-year-old son has always been taciturn -- now he barely speaks to me. Our interactions have degenerated into me nagging him about his grades, chores and ...Read more
From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham
Q: Since God has a hatred of sin, can He really love the world as the Bible declares? -- S.P.
A: These are the words of Jesus: "For God so loved the world" (John 3:16). He ...Read more
The doctor didn't hold any hope. Advanced breast cancer meant the young woman would need to say her final good-byes.
"I was given two months to live," said Gwen Monteney of Kennewick, Wash., who was diagnosed when she was...Read more
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified three specific gene types that account for a known two-to-three-fold increase in myeloma diagnoses among African-Americans. Researchers also demonstrated the ...Read more
Want to make a toast to your health? Just stick to drinking three or fewer times a week. On the heels of a slew of studies suggesting that even moderate drinking may be hazardous to your health, there is new research that ...Read more
It's time to tune into the Dirty Dozen, based on the Environmental Working Group's (EWG) analysis of healthandspirit/health/healthtips/s-2133337">Read more
Is climate change stressing you out? A new study linking weather and mental health in the United States suggests things could get much worse.
The study outlines three separate ways that hotter and more extreme weather ...Read more
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