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Downsizing Dilemma: Work in just one room at a time or by category

Published Apr. 28 2017

Dear Heloise: I'm helping my parents downsize so they can move to a condo. They have spent 38 years here,...

Teen struggles to cope with dad's overdose

Published Apr. 28 2017

Dear Abby: I'm 15. I lost my dad two months ago. I found him when I got out of the...

Eat veggies to calm, preserve your mind

Published Apr. 28 2017

Cherimoya, samphire, jabuticaba, kiwano, pumelo and Romanesco. No, that is not the name of an international law firm, or the...

Classmate won't stop bullying

Published Apr. 27 2017

Dear Abby: I'm writing because I see a lot of bullying going on at school.

For a good night's sleep, keep pillows in shape

Published Apr. 27 2017

Dear Readers: How old are the pillows on your bed? If you don't know, or if they are feeling rather...

One more reason not to drink sodas: that sound in the attic

Published Apr. 27 2017

You've seen the movie: A bump in the attic; an attractive young woman, alone in the house, decides to investigate....

While wife's sex drive races, her husband's is stuck in neutral

Published Apr. 25 2017

Dear Abby: I've been married almost four years. My husband and I are both barely 40, still quite young, but...

Peking Roast recipe suits even the cheapest cuts

Published Apr. 25 2017

Dear Heloise: I remember the wonderful recipe your mother had for her Peking roast. Please reprint it. I lost my...

Protect your children from the opioid epidemic

Published Apr. 25 2017

The old saying "Curiosity killed the cat" dates back to the middle of the 16th century. And the idea that...

Matter of mind over mattress?

Published Apr. 24 2017

Dear Readers: Today's Sound Off is about mattresses:

Boyfriend comes clean too late with the truth about his STDs

Published Apr. 24 2017

DEAR ABBY: I recently had sex. Afterward the man told me he had an STD. He then proceeded to explain...

Widower in a new relationship now shunned by sisters-in-law

Published Apr. 22 2017

Dear Abby: My wife of 43 years died nine months ago after losing her four-year battle with cancer. I met...

'Flushable' wipes may prove costly down the line

Published Apr. 22 2017

Dear Heloise: For everyone who thinks baby wipes are flushable, they are not. My daughter experienced a plumbing problem, and...

Finding reliable self-help online

Published Apr. 22 2017

There are tens of thousands of online self-help programs and businesses with apps and websites that tout their DIY approach...

Liquor found in teen's car was purchased by her dad

Published Apr. 22 2017

Dear Abby: I have a 16-year-old stepdaughter, "Candy." My wife recently discovered three bottles of liquor in the car Candy...

Ways to double intake on fruits and veggies; treating toenail fungus

Published Apr. 21 2017

Q: I just heard that the latest research says 10 servings of fruits and vegetables a day, or twice what...

Researcher seeks seniors for Alzheimer's study

Published Apr. 20 2017

Dear Abby: More than 10,000 baby boomers in the U.S. turn 65 every day, and enter the "age of risk"...

Get the most out of a cruise vacation with these tips

Published Apr. 20 2017

Dear Readers: Are you thinking about going on a cruise?

No matter what they say, you can prevent some cancers

Published Apr. 20 2017

Once again, headlines proclaim a "shocking finding" that makes us nuts! Last week's 72-point headline goof? "Nearly Two-Thirds of Cancers...

Mother feels betrayed by daughter's friendship with the other woman

Published Apr. 20 2017

Dear Abby: My ex-husband had an affair with a woman who was one of my dearest friends. My heart is...

Reusing water is a gray area

Published Apr. 20 2017

Dear Heloise: Calling all recycling warriors! Have you considered recycling water used in your home? You should! Household water that...

Use your brain to navigate, not a computer

Published Apr. 20 2017

As "Deep Throat" told journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein: If you want to find the criminals, "Follow the money."...

Surplus zucchini in the freezer is a bread winner

Published Apr. 19 2017

Dear Heloise: My two "loves" are gardening and baking. Every year, I seem to grow an overabundance of zucchini. I...