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Abby: Self-help support for families in crisis needed
Because I Love You is a group that gives support for parents of children of all ages in coping with behavioral problems

Abby: Need continues for self-help support for families in crisisBecause I Love You is a group that gives support for parents of children of all ages in coping with behavioral problems
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  • 3 hours, 1 minute ago
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Doc: Turmeric works for pain, but has side effects
Taking curcumin, the active chemical in turmeric, by itself might help

Doc: Turmeric works for reader’s pain, with side effectsTaking curcumin, the active chemical in turmeric, by itself might help
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  • 3 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.
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  • 1 year, 9 months ago
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Abby: Student keeps meetings with ex-stepfather secret
Should I honor my mother’s wishes and have no more contact with him?

Dear Abby: Grown child keeps meetings with ex-stepfather a secret from momShould I honor my mother’s wishes and have no more contact with him?
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  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
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Doc: The hierarchy of oil
Most authorities recommend avoiding tropical oils, but feel they are not as unhealthy as meat-based saturated fats

Dr. Keith Roach: The hierarchy of oilMost authorities recommend avoiding tropical oils, but feel they are not as unhealthy as meat-based saturated fats
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  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
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Doc: Physical prostate exam not always in a physical
A prostate exam is no longer recommended by many authorities

Dr. Roach: Physical prostate exam not always part of annual physicalA prostate exam is no longer recommended by many authorities
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  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
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Abby: Her empty-nest syndrome an unhealthy fixation
She wants to move to Orlando to follow son in college

Dear Abby: Mother’s empty-nest syndrome becomes an unhealthy fixationShe wants to move to Orlando to follow son in college
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  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
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Abby: Boyfriend would rather party with friends
I have told him I think it’s selfish because weekends are the only free time both of us have together

Dear Abby: Boyfriend would rather party with friends than stay homeI have told him I think it’s selfish because weekends are the only free time both of us have together
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  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
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Doc: Nobel or no, vitamins don’t treat the common cold
It may reduce cold incidence in individuals exposed to extreme physical exercise

Dr. Ketih Roach: Nobel or no, vitamins don’t treat the common coldIt may reduce cold incidence in individuals exposed to extreme physical exercise
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  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
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Abby: Military husband home only to ship out with mom
His mother invited him and his two sisters on a vacation cruise for a week — no spouses allowed

Dear Abby: Military husband returns home only to ship out with his momHis mother invited him and his two sisters on a vacation cruise for a week — no spouses allowed
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Doc: Are patient portals secure?
They are as safe as electronic information can be in the modern world

Dr. Roach: Are patient portals secure?They are as safe as electronic information can be in the modern world
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Abby: Unemployed son complains he’s overworked at home
If you want to be something more than an unpaid domestic worker, you may have to figure out how to live on your own

Dear Abby: Unemployed son complains he is overworked at homeIf you want to be something more than an unpaid domestic worker, you may have to figure out how to live on your own
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Abby: Tattoo with ex-wife’s name annoys girlfriend
Should I wait until I have more of a formal status in his life to ask him to remove it?

Dear Abby: Tattoo with ex-wife’s name annoys girlfriendShould I wait until I have more of a formal status in his life to ask him to remove it?
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Doc: Cannabis and its effect on motor vehicle accidents
In states with legalized cannabis, collisions have risen about 3 percent, but fatalities have dropped about 10 percent

Dr. keith Roach: Cannabis and its effect on motor vehicle accidentsIn states with legalized cannabis, collisions have risen about 3 percent, but fatalities have dropped about 10 percent
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Doc: There’s no upper age limit on donating blood
If you have borderline iron in the blood, it could be that you are donating more often than is optimal for you

Dr. Roach: There’s no upper age limit on donating bloodIf you have borderline iron in the blood, it could be that you are donating more often than is optimal for you
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Abby: ‘Perfect’ man vanishes a alcohol loosens tongue
He swears up that it was the alcohol talking and he doesn’t mean any of the harsh words he spoke the night before

Dear Abby: ‘Perfect’ man vanishes when alcohol loosens his tongueHe swears up that it was the alcohol talking and he doesn’t mean any of the harsh words he spoke the night before
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Abby: Man learns he may have a son he never knew about
The son’s mother may have concealed his parentage from him

Dear Abby: Man learns he may have a son he never knew aboutThe son’s mother may have concealed his parentage from him
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Doc: Diet, meds not part of kidney cyst development
A cyst is just a fluid-filled sac, and they are common in the kidneys, especially as people get older

Dr. Keith Roach: Diet, medication not influential in kidney cyst developmentA cyst is just a fluid-filled sac, and they are common in the kidneys, especially as people get older
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Abby: Long marriage to opposite bothers woman
You wouldn’t have stayed married to your husband if you didn’t derive some benefit from it

Dear Abby: Opposites share long marriage despite leading separate livesYou wouldn’t have stayed married to your husband if you didn’t derive some benefit from it
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Doc: Is cataract surgery safe for a 95-year-old?
In a 2014 study of cataract surgery in over 200 people 90 years or older, 80 percent had good vision improvement

Dr. Keith Roach: Is cataract surgery safe for a 95-year-old?In a 2014 study of cataract surgery in over 200 people 90 years or older, 80 percent had good vision improvement
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Doc: Excessive sweating can bring social problems
There are at least three ways to cut down the wetness

Dr. Roach: Excessive sweating can bring significant social problemsThere are at least three ways to cut down the wetness
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Abby: Blowhard boyfriend wears out hosts during trips
He is a nice guy, but after a few days we can hardly stand it; he talks constantly and knows everything about everything

Dear Abby: Blowhard boyfriend wears out his hosts during annual tripsHe is a nice guy, but after a few days we can hardly stand it; he talks constantly and knows everything about everything
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Abby: Bride plans walk down aisle after dad’s death
My stepdad mentioned years ago he’d like to walk me down the aisle one day, but I honestly would rather he didn’t

Dear Abby: Bride-to-be plans walk down the aisle after dad’s deathMy stepdad mentioned years ago he’d like to walk me down the aisle one day, but I honestly would rather he didn’t
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Abby: Mom’s wild stories cause grandchildren distress
My mother insists on telling my three youngest children that my husband is not their father

Dear Abby: Mom’s wild stories cause her grandchildren distressMy mother insists on telling my three youngest children that my husband is not their father
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Doc: Tactile hypersensitivity from clothes on skin
There are clothing lines with non-scratchy labels with carefully sewn seams and that are made of non-irritating fabrics

Dr. Keith Roach: Tactile hypersensitivity an aversion to scratchy clothes on skinThere are clothing lines with non-scratchy labels with carefully sewn seams and that are made of non-irritating fabrics
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Doc: Avoiding an outbreak of HIV infection
Abstinence from sex is the only completely effective way to prevent sexually transmitted HIV

Dr. Roach: Avoiding an outbreak of HIV infectionAbstinence from sex is the only completely effective way to prevent sexually transmitted HIV
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Abby: Pair looking to future differs on starting family
She’s 29 and worried about her biological clock if she waits much longer to have children

Dear Abby: Couple looking to the future differs on starting a familyShe’s 29 and worried about her biological clock if she waits much longer to have children
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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