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Reader needs help building self-control to avoid outbursts

Published Jan. 16 2018

Dear Abby: I am 28 and I'm disgusted with myself about how I talk to my mother when I'm stressed...

Angel biscuits a favorite

Published Jan. 16 2018

Dear Heloise: I love your angel biscuits! Please, please reprint the recipe for me and everyone who loves good biscuits.—Anne...

Teach babies to love their vegetables before birth

Published Jan. 16 2018

In the 2008 movie "Baby Mama," Kate (Tina Fey), a working woman in her 30s, finds that she can't have...

Couple heartbroken that grandson has turned his back on them

Published Jan. 13 2018

Dear Abby: I love my grandson dearly. He lived with us off and on growing up because there were problems...

Get more done with a housekeeping schedule

Published Jan. 13 2018

Dear Readers: When it comes to housework, organization is key. You'll save steps, get more done and have more time...

What we should do about opiods

Published Jan. 13 2018

Headlines declaring that life expectancy in the U.S. has declined for the first time since 1993 because of deaths from...

Talking dogs: No, your dog isn't dumb, a toy or a vegetarian

Published Jan. 13 2018

As we start the new year, the inevitable lists begin to show up. New Year's resolution lists, want lists, to...

The art of the first date: Some do's and don'ts

Published Jan. 13 2018

Many people set New Year's resolutions to start dating (or start actively dating) in 2018. What this means is that...

Teen without true friends blames parents

Published Jan. 13 2018

Dear Abby: I'm a 16-year-old girl, and I'm pretty sure I'm the most insecure thing on the planet. I always...

Should I have a liquid biopsy?

Published Jan. 13 2018

Q: My doctor suggested that I get a liquid biopsy to determine what therapy will be most effective for treating...

Couples, singles can be happily socially engaged

Published Jan. 12 2018

Dear Abby: I have an answer for a question from "Excluded in the East" you printed on Sept. 24: "Why...

Travel hints make experience more pleasant for everyone

Published Jan. 12 2018

Dear Heloise: When I was packing for my honeymoon, my mother suggested that I place each dress in a dry-cleaning...

Prickly pears offer good nutrition, boost immunity

Published Jan. 12 2018

In the most memorable song from Disney's 1967 movie "The Jungle Book," Baloo the bear teaches young Mowgli the ins...

Grandmother unsure how to support runaway girl

Published Jan. 11 2018

Dear Abby: My 18-year-old granddaughter ran away twice last year. She's now living with her boyfriend and refuses to have...

Grim statistics highlight importance of recycling

Published Jan. 11 2018

Dear Readers: We've become better at recycling, reusing and repurposing items and keeping them out of the landfill, but we...

Protect yourself from cancerbesity with healthy diet, vigorous lifestyle

Published Jan. 11 2018

Dr. Francine Kaufman's 2006 book, "Diabesity" coined a new term that helped focus the nation's attention on the connection between...

Wife not happy with new 'swinger' lifestyle

Published Jan. 10 2018

Dear Abby: My husband, to whom I've been married since July of 2016, has recently caved in to pressure from...

Minimize onion smell with these quick kitchen tips

Published Jan. 10 2018

Dear Heloise: When working with onions, I have two things I do to reduce the tears: (1) Core the onion....

Lactobacillus may play role in regulating blood pressure

Published Jan. 10 2018

In the year 475 AD, in an actual Game of Thrones, Basiliscus seized power of the Eastern Roman Byzantine Empire...

Eighth-grader issues warning after friend shares nude photo

Published Jan. 8 2018

Dear Abby: I'm writing to you about an experience I had that might be useful to girls my age and...

The thief in the lunchroom

Published Jan. 8 2018

Dear Readers: Today's Sound Off is about stealing people's lunches from the employee refrigerator:

2017 discoveries that empower you to upgrade your health and happiness

Published Jan. 7 2018

With all the high-tech innovations in gene editing, immune therapy and 3-D printing of body parts that have made the...

Card players must deal with friend's failing memory

Published Jan. 7 2018

Dear Abby: I play cards with a group of men I have known for more than 20 years. We switch...