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Abby: Anger rises as video games consume boyfriend
It has gotten to the point where he barely speaks to me or even looks up from his game

Dear Abby: Hurt turns to anger as video games consume boyfriendIt has gotten to the point where he barely speaks to me or even looks up from his game
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
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Doc: Testimonials don’t tell whole ozone therapy story
The Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database reviewed the evidence and concluded ozone treatment is ‘likely unsafe’

Dr. Keith Roach: Testimonials don’t tell the whole story of ozone therapyThe Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database reviewed the evidence and concluded ozone treatment is ‘likely unsafe’
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
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Start the day with your horoscope

Start the day with your horoscopeWake up? Or go back to bed? Start your day with advice from our horoscopes.
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  • 1 year, 6 months ago
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Doc: ‘Reducible’ a good thing when it comes to hernias
It means that the contents of the abdomen can be pushed back into the abdomen, where they belong

Dr. Roach: ‘Reducible’ a good thing when it comes to herniasIt means that the contents of the abdomen can be pushed back into the abdomen, where they belong
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  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
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Abby: Widow back dating pool finds troubled water
I joined a dating website, but the men on it look disturbed and creepy

Dear Abby: Widow returns to the dating pool, finds troubled waterI joined a dating website, but the men on it look disturbed and creepy
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  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
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Abby: Grandma at a loss for words for smitten grandson
‘What Every Teen Should Know’ booklet may help

Dear Abby: Grandma at a loss for words of advice for smitten grandson‘What Every Teen Should Know’ booklet may help
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  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
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Doc: Legitimate causes for fingerprint loss
There are at least six medical ways to lose them

Dr. Keith Roach: Legitimate causes for fingerprint lossThere are at least six medical ways to lose them
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  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
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Doc: Brugada syndrome causes abnormal heart rhythms
It is an inherited, genetic condition that seems to be caused by an abnormality in the genes

Dr. Keith Roach: Brugada syndrome causes abnormal heart rhythmsIt is an inherited, genetic condition that seems to be caused by an abnormality in the genes
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  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
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Abby: Food-loving family has no exception for diet
I found a diet that helps with my narcolepsy, but my Dad’s side of the family guilts me into eating the wrong foods

Dear Abby: Food-loving family makes no exception for special dietI found a diet that helps with my narcolepsy, but my Dad’s side of the family guilts me into eating the wrong foods
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  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
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Doc: Quitting smoking has a host of benefits
My husband, who smokes, sleeps sitting up with his legs hanging because he has trouble breathing

Dr. Roach: Quitting smoking has a host of benefitsMy husband, who smokes, sleeps sitting up with his legs hanging because he has trouble breathing
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  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
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Abby: Girl’s old friends scarce in return to school
Teenagers can be so completely centered on themselves that the feelings of others do not exist for them

Dear Abby: Girl’s old friends turn away when she returns to schoolTeenagers can be so completely centered on themselves that the feelings of others do not exist for them
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  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
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Abby: College student strives to be more organized
My mother has ADD, and I am certain that I also have it because I display all the symptoms

Dear Abby: Hard-working college student strives to be more organizedMy mother has ADD, and I am certain that I also have it because I display all the symptoms
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Doc: The dawn phenomenon in diabetes control
Stress of any kind can make diabetes control worse

Dr. Keith Roach: The dawn phenomenon in diabetes controlStress of any kind can make diabetes control worse
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Abby: Crush on married boss causes heartache
I feel terrible because, while I love my girlfriend, if given a chance to be with my boss, I’d be hard pressed to say no

Dear Abby: Crush on married boss causes heartache every day for workerI feel terrible because, while I love my girlfriend, if given a chance to be with my boss, I’d be hard pressed to say no
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Doc: M. marinum bacteria exposure comes via water
It is a bacteria species closely related to tuberculosis that grows very slowly

Dr. Keith Roach: M. marinum bacteria exposure comes via waterIt is a bacteria species closely related to tuberculosis that grows very slowly
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Abby: Wife of perfect husband cheats without remorse
Please help me understand why I am cheating on such a wonderful husband

Dear Abby: Wife of perfect husband cheats without remorsePlease help me understand why I am cheating on such a wonderful husband
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Abby: Old friend slow to follow-up attempt to reconnect
It has been almost four months and I’m puzzled as to why I have not heard from her

Dear Abby: Old friend slow to follow up on attempt to reconnectIt has been almost four months and I’m puzzled as to why I have not heard from her
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Doc: Nocebo effect evil twin brother of placebo effect
The nocebo effect is when you expect a medication to cause a side effect, and it does

Dr. Keith Roach: The Nocebo effect the evil twin brother of placebo effectThe nocebo effect is when you expect a medication to cause a side effect, and it does
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Abby: Mom wants to ban daughter from son’s reception
Our daughter is an alcoholic who got so drunk at the last family wedding the police and paramedics had to be called

Dear Abby: Mom wants to ban alcoholic daughter from son’s receptionOur daughter is an alcoholic who got so drunk at the last family wedding the police and paramedics had to be called
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Doc: Doctors ethical obligation to put patients first
They would never let someone die because of the possibility of resistance

Dr. Roach: Doctors have an ethical obligation to put their patients firstThey would never let someone die because of the possibility of resistance
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Abby: Romantic wedding dims in tug-of-war over marriage
My boyfriend doesn’t believe in marriage and my parents say they’ll cut me off if I have a baby out of wedlock

Dear Abby: Romantic wedding dreams dim in tug-of-war over marriageMy boyfriend doesn’t believe in marriage and my parents say they’ll cut me off if I have a baby out of wedlock
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Abby: Son strives to revive memories of mom long gone
She died when I was 11 and it wasn’t until I reached my mid-20s that I realized I have no memories of her

Dear Abby: Son strives to revive faded memories of mom long goneShe died when I was 11 and it wasn’t until I reached my mid-20s that I realized I have no memories of her
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Doc: Low iron level shows iron loss or absorption lack
Causes of poor iron absorption include celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, pernicious anemia and tropical sprue

Dr. Keith Roach: Low iron level indicates iron loss or lack of absorptionCauses of poor iron absorption include celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, pernicious anemia and tropical sprue
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Doc: Clonazepam not the best treatment for anxiety, OCD
Withdrawal symptoms can be mild or severe, but death would be most unlikely

Dr. Roach: Clonazepam not the best treatment for anxiety and OCDWithdrawal symptoms can be mild or severe, but death would be most unlikely
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Abby: Late bloomer worries he’s being labeled a playboy
I was never considered ‘hot’ until I turned 50 had a hair transplant, a neck lift and lost 25 pounds

Dear Abby: Late bloomer worries he is being labeled a playboyI was never considered ‘hot’ until I turned 50 had a hair transplant, a neck lift and lost 25 pounds
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Abby: Disapproving son tries to end mother’s romance
He has given me an ultimatum: Choose between his family or my friend

Dear Abby: Disapproving son tries to put an end to mother’s romanceHe has given me an ultimatum: Choose between his family or my friend
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Doc: You’re not alone in having fecal incontinence
It is a more common problem than often realized, partially because many are too embarrassed to mention it to doctors

Dr. Keith Roach: You’re not alone in having embarrassing fecal incontinenceIt is a more common problem than often realized, partially because many are too embarrassed to mention it to doctors
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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