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Ask Mr. Dad: The most common cancer among boys and young men is almost completely preventable

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Dear Mr. Dad: I'm a single mother and my teenage son rather sheepishly told me that he thinks there's something wrong "down there." When I asked what he meant, he said something doesn't feel right. He's not the kind of kid who complains about his health very much, so I took him to his pediatrician who referred us to a urologist to do some tests...Read more

Ex-etiquette: Bonusdaughter seems to dislike me

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Q: My husband and I have been married 10 years. We met two years after his divorce. I have no children and he has three adult daughters. The oldest two are open and respectful of me, but the youngest simply acts nasty and makes inappropriate comments when visiting our home. How do I deal with a bonusdaughter who seems to dislike me, for reasons ...Read more

Ask Mr. Dad: Traveling with someone else's kids

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Dear Mr. Dad: My wife and I are planning our summer vacation and are considering inviting one of our daughter's friends to join us. I know it sounds like a great idea, but I'm sure there are all sorts of potential pitfalls. What do we need to watch out for?

A: You're right. There are plenty of ways your plan could go awry. Here are a few steps ...Read more

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