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
My wife has been a freelance consultant whose work has dried up. I have a good-paying job and I figured with her work having dried up, she'd take care of the house, bills, paperwork, etc., with her time. ...Read more
Q: I often think about death; occasionally I even have nightmares about dying. Maybe it's because my parents died at a fairly young age, but I'm still fearful about dying (although I'm still in my 20s). Is something wrong ...Read more
It was a well-intentioned effort to provide men with some of the same financial protection from birth control costs that women get. But a new Maryland law may jeopardize the ability of thousands of consumers -- both men ...Read more
Health care can be challenging for anyone these days, but getting the right services is especially daunting for the LGBTQ community, which has faced decades of discrimination and misunderstanding.
The creation last month ...Read more
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Bad news for Connecticut Roman Catholics hoping to enjoy a steak dinner, wine or chocolate on Valentine's Day: There won't be a pass on the obligations that begin that day with the start of Lent.
This ...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 ...
MINNEAPOLIS -- A whistleblower case alleging that Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group defrauded the federal Medicare program can move forward, a federal judge ruled Monday, although the decision narrowed the set of claims ...Read more
Let's pretend we're sitting down, face to face, and after some easy chitchat about two-time Olympian Johnny Weir's fabulous fashion statements, I put on my reporter's hat and ask you this one dizzying question: What is the...Read more
Dear Mayo Clinic: Six years ago, at age 67, I had my right hip replaced. I'd been feeling fine until about eight weeks ago, when it started to hurt toward the front of my hip when I lift my right leg. The pain is quite ...Read more
For older adults who grew up before the personal computer, iPhones and Amazon Echo became technological mainstays in everyday life, a growing number of startups are working on smart devices with features designed to keep ...Read more
In "The Bucket List" Carter (Morgan Freeman) and Edward (Jack Nicholson) are two unlikely friends who circle the globe hoping to check off their undone wishes before succumbing to the cancer that soon may be the end of ...Read more
Dear Amy: I have realized lately, after years of denial, that I am addicted to my smartphone and to social media.
Sometimes it gets to the point where I can't even watch a movie without needing to be on my phone, checking...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: Recently in your column, you discussed the need for dosages to be exact in some situations. What about the medical marijuana issue? In our small town, there are four dispensaries. If someone truly felt he ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I'm not attracted to my husband. I love him and don't want to live without him, but I do not want to be physically intimate with him. I know it is unfair to him, and I have tried everything from antidepressants ...Read more
Adapted from a recent online discussion.
I found out a month and a half ago that my husband had a brief affair with a co-worker. We're in counseling now, and we've identified the reasons that led to the ...Read more
Q: My grandchildren say I worry too much, even about things that don't really matter. I suppose I am a bit of a worrywart, but I've always been like this, and I've told them I'm just too old to change. Am I right? -- Mrs. ...Read more
Deciding when to start receiving your retirement benefits from Social Security is a decision that only you can make, and you should make that decision with as much information as possible. There are a lot of important ...Read more