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Daughter is the last to learn of the new love in her father's life

Published Nov. 17 2018

Dear Abby: My father began dating four years after my mother passed away from a terrible bout with cancer. He...

Climate change ups mental health risk; overdoses and organ transplants

Published Nov. 17 2018

Q: I know that air pollution and rising temperatures put us at a higher risk for asthma and heart disease,...

Men's group chat draws fire

Published Nov. 15 2018

Dear Abby: I must take issue with your response to "Tired of Behinds" (Sept. 5), who was upset that her...

Pet plan for a foreign land

Published Nov. 15 2018

Dear Readers: Traveling to a foreign country with a pet requires preparation and planning. Here are some things to consider:

Antidepressant withdrawal can be depressing

Published Nov. 15 2018

Three American Olympic swimmers—Missy Franklin, Allison Schmitt and Michael Phelps—have spoken up about their battle with high-stakes depression in hopes...

Friendship between moms ends over race for charity

Published Nov. 14 2018

Dear Abby: The 14-year-old son of a friend of mine is having self-esteem issues and apparently is going through a...

Save the shave for November

Published Nov. 14 2018

Dear Readers: Are you seeing lots of fellas around town sporting lots of facial hair? There's a good reason for...

'I hate my life, I want to go back to my ex'

Published Nov. 14 2018

Q: I recently remarried, but I'm miserable. My husband drives me crazy, his ex-wife is psycho, and his children run...

Safe sex for folks over 65

Published Nov. 14 2018

In 1970, when Stephen Stills recorded "Love the One You're With," it became a rallying cry for the hippy "free...

Make your own Pumpkin Pie Spice

Published Nov. 14 2018

Dear Heloise: You had a recipe for Pumpkin Pie Spice that came in very handy the last time I made...

Grandmother still waiting for thank-yous from teens

Published Nov. 13 2018

Dear Abby: It seems the children I raised and taught to write thank-you notes somehow failed to teach their children...

Some cards provide credit score

Published Nov. 13 2018

Dear Heloise: I've noticed now that my credit card bill comes with my credit score. What gives?—Helen R. in Pennsylvania

Guilty man pretends innocence in divorce

Published Nov. 13 2018

Dear Abby: I am ashamed to admit this, but years ago I had an affair with a married man. His...

Here's social insecurity

Published Nov. 12 2018

Dear Readers: Today's Sound Off is about Social Security.—Heloise

Employee strives not to disclose operation under wraps

Published Nov. 12 2018

Dear Abby: I had bariatric surgery (gastric sleeve) five months ago. I left my previous job because the way I...

Diamond ring comes between couple planning marriage

Published Nov. 10 2018

Dear Abby: My girlfriend and I love each other very much and have been living together with our children for...

Dogs can have anxiety issues, too

Published Nov. 10 2018

Dear Readers: Having a dog can help us relieve stress, but what if dogs develop anxiety themselves? It's possible. Thunder,...

A Night of Conversation: Facing Addiction Over Dinner

Published Nov. 10 2018

Pull up a chair, Mom and Dad. We'd like to give you some info about how to bring your kids...

Time and distance cause formerly close friends to drift apart

Published Nov. 10 2018

Dear Abby: I'm a 15-year-old girl and a sophomore in high school. Last year I went to school across the...

Talking to kids about cancer; dementia and high blood pressure

Published Nov. 10 2018

Q: My sister was diagnosed with breast cancer (they caught it early), and she's going to have to go through...

Spoiled daughter brings heartache to loving parents

Published Nov. 9 2018

Dear Abby: Ever since high school, our adult daughter has had mood swings. My wife and I thought she'd grow...

Pomanders add holiday scent to your home

Published Nov. 9 2018

Dear Readers: One of my favorite things about the holiday season is the wonderful fun of rich fragrances that fill...

What really happens during a blackout

Published Nov. 9 2018

At the height of rush hour at 5:28 p.m. on Nov. 9, 1965, 30 million people in about a half-dozen...