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Doc: Decongestion therapy for lymphatic drainage best
Insurance doesn’t always pay for these treatments, and relatively few therapists are trained in it

Dr. Roach: Decongestion therapy for lymphatic drainage is best practiceInsurance doesn’t always pay for these treatments, and relatively few therapists are trained in it
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  • 9 hours, 29 minutes ago
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Abby: Bachelor party plans cause girlfriend angst
I think attending an event with nudity is disrespectful to the person you’re in a long-term relationship with

Dear Abby: Plans to attend bachelor party cause man’s girlfriend angstI think attending an event with nudity is disrespectful to the person you’re in a long-term relationship with
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  • 1 day, 10 hours 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.
  • Life
  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago
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Doc: Sandfly bites cause big trouble for newlyweds
Cutaneous Leishmaniasis causes nonhealing sores that begin a few weeks or months after the bite

Dr. Keith Roach: Sandfly bites cause big trouble for newly married coupleCutaneous Leishmaniasis causes nonhealing sores that begin a few weeks or months after the bite
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
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Abby: Afternoon delight ends as wife stops to take call
There was no important matter, just idle chit-chat

Dear Abby: Afternoon delight ends when wife stops to take a callThere was no important matter, just idle chit-chat
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  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
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Doc: When starting a medication, watch for new symptoms
A wise clinician asks about any adverse effects, and specifically about common ones

Dr. Keith Roach: When starting a new medication, watch for new symptomsA wise clinician asks about any adverse effects, and specifically about common ones
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  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
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Doc: Marijuana not an ideal anxiety treatment option
Strains have different levels of THC and CBD, and the amount per gram of plant material changes from plant to plant

Dr. Roach: Marijuana itself not an ideal anxiety treatment optionStrains have different levels of THC and CBD, and the amount per gram of plant material changes from plant to plant
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  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
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Abby: New Marine’s mom wonders how often to write
A Marine family website says write often, but a relative thinks he’ll be labeled a mama’s boy

Dear Abby: New Marine’s mom wonders how often she should writeA Marine family website says write often, but a relative thinks he’ll be labeled a mama’s boy
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  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
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Abby: Divorcing mom puts kids in awkward spot
My wife and her boyfriend are still legally married to different people, but she’s imposing him on our children

Dear Abby: Divorcing mom eager to move on puts kids in awkward spotMy wife and her boyfriend are still legally married to different people, but she’s imposing him on our children
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  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
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Ex-etiquette: Co-parenting when exes don’t get along
People who want to get along, do; people who don’t want to get along, don’t

Ex-etiquette: Co-parenting when exes don’t get alongPeople who want to get along, do; people who don’t want to get along, don’t
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  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
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Abby: Clerk gets privacy lesson from service dog owner
The Americans With Disabilities Act says you cannot ask a person about their disability

Dear Abby: Clerk gets lesson in privacy from owner of a service dogThe Americans With Disabilities Act says you cannot ask a person about their disability
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  • 6 days, 10 hours ago
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Doc: Without pancreas, fat passes all way through body
Surgery and ensyme replacement may be treatments for the chromic pancreatitis

Dr. Keith Roach: Without a pancreas, fat passes all the way through the bodySurgery and ensyme replacement may be treatments for the chromic pancreatitis
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  • 6 days, 10 hours ago
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Abby: Advice, tips help girls sharpen social skills
I have 2 granddaughters who have the normal drama. I worry their social skills are getting sidetracked

Dear Abby: Advice, tips help girls sharpen social skillsI have 2 granddaughters who have the normal drama. I worry their social skills are getting sidetracked
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  • 1 week ago
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Abby: Meat-and-potatoes man pans friend’s vegan cooking
He invited me over for dinner, but I hate his cooking

Dear Abby: Meat-and-potatoes man pans his friend’s vegan cookingHe invited me over for dinner, but I hate his cooking
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  • 1 week ago
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Doc: Excessive calories can’t help reader regain weight
There are several possible illnesses that can be responsible for the lack of weight gain

Dr. Roach: Even excessive calorie intake can’t help reader regain weightThere are several possible illnesses that can be responsible for the lack of weight gain
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  • 1 week ago
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Abby: Racy texts from co-worker cause wife concern
I’m tempted to contact the coworker myself, but I’m not sure if that’s the best way to proceed

Dear Abby: Racy texts from co-worker cause man’s wife concernI’m tempted to contact the coworker myself, but I’m not sure if that’s the best way to proceed
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Doc: Patients must understand test results first
I was told my tests were normal, but after reading them on the hsopials website, I have major concerns

Dr. Roach: Patients must understand test results in order to take actionI was told my tests were normal, but after reading them on the hsopials website, I have major concerns
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Abby: Man’s family devotion leaves girlfriend lonely
Now that we’ve moved in, he calls and video chats with them every day, visits twice a week or more and has sleepovers

Dear Abby: Man’s devotion to his family leaves girlfriend feeling lonelyNow that we’ve moved in, he calls and video chats with them every day, visits twice a week or more and has sleepovers
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Doc: High chickenpox antibodies not shingles immunity
My blood test showed that my antibodies are 2,279; I understand a normal antibodies count would be around 135 to 165

Dr. Roach: A high antibody count for chickenpox doesn’t equal shingles immunityMy blood test showed that my antibodies are 2,279; I understand a normal antibodies count would be around 135 to 165
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Abby: Miscarriage causes woman to withdraw from friends
I have become extremely withdrawn, jealous and anti-social; I would love to be sociable and happy, but it’s hard

Dear Abby: Miscarriage causes woman to withdraw from friendsI have become extremely withdrawn, jealous and anti-social; I would love to be sociable and happy, but it’s hard
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Ex-etiquette: When can my girlfriend sleep over?
All you have to do is ask yourself what you want to portray to your kids

Ex-etiquette: When can my girlfriend sleep over?All you have to do is ask yourself what you want to portray to your kids
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Abby: Bride’s demands alienate her fiance’s sister
Perhaps the future husband can make his ladylove see the light

Dear Abby: Bride’s outrageous demands alienate her fiance’s sisterPerhaps the future husband can make his ladylove see the light
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Doc: A pill not always the solution to medical woes
Sometimes clinical syndromes take time to develop, and a repeat exam and history are necessary

Dr. Keith Roach: A pill may not always be the solution to medical woesSometimes clinical syndromes take time to develop, and a repeat exam and history are necessary
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Abby: She opposes husband’s plan to donate sperm
When I told him how I felt, he said I was being selfish and it was his decision

Dear Abby: Wife opposes husband’s plan to donate sperm to a friendWhen I told him how I felt, he said I was being selfish and it was his decision
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Doc: Living with a thoracic aneurism
Many people have this problem and only a few will need to have a repair

Dr. Keith Roach: Living with a thoracic aneurismMany people have this problem and only a few will need to have a repair
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Abby: Millionaire boyfriend stingy with airline rewards
He appears to be unwilling to subsidize any travel that includes your children

Dear Abby: Millionaire boyfriend proves stingy with airline rewardsHe appears to be unwilling to subsidize any travel that includes your children
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Doc: Better to treat based on symptoms or test results?
Most experts and societies recommend against treating people with no symptoms

Dr. Keith Roach: Is it better to treat based on symptoms or test results?Most experts and societies recommend against treating people with no symptoms
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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