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Woman resents sister seeing her friends

Published Mar. 16 2019

Dear Abby: My sister "Blanche" and her husband moved to the small town where my husband and I settled 23...

Is tap water a problem for pets?

Published Mar. 16 2019

Dear Readers: Does your dog or cat drink tap water? This could possibly lead to medical problems for the animal....

One plus one equals? Answer's not always obvious

Published Mar. 16 2019

"A day without sunshine is like, you know, night." That Steve Martin quote might seem obvious, but the humor comes...

Husband's about-face rattles wife

Published Mar. 16 2019

Dear Abby: When I first started dating my boyfriend seven years ago, I told him that I wanted to someday...

Survivor of house fire deals with chronic anxiety

Published Mar. 16 2019

Q: My husband escaped a house fire a couple of years ago. Everything turned out OK, as far as physical...

Child's accusations cause rift in family

Published Mar. 14 2019

Dear Abby: My brother and sister-in-law recently told me their 5-year-old son claims my 9-year-old son touched him inappropriately on...

Wife unsure about RV road trip to Alaska

Published Mar. 14 2019

Dear Heloise: My husband wants to rent an RV this year and have all of us go on a vacation...

Be on the lookout for antimicrobial triclosan

Published Mar. 14 2019

What do credit cards, hockey helmets, kids' toys, trashcans, toothpaste, deodorants and shaving creams have in common? They all could...

Typical American diet contains astounding amount of added sugar

Published Mar. 13 2019

Dear Readers: Limiting added sugar is a good idea. The American Heart Association (heart.org) advises women should consume a maximum...

TV crime shows feed parents' paranoia about risk of walking

Published Mar. 13 2019

Dear Abby: I dwell in a small, Southern and, I thought, safe hometown. I'm currently unemployed and therefore unable to...

Love me Tinder, love me true

Published Mar. 13 2019

Ah, dating apps. Some people love them. Some people hate them. Some people have no idea whether to love them...

Teen's mom is unpredictable; daughter wants to stop visitation

Published Mar. 13 2019

Q: My 14-year-old daughter recently told me she no longer wants to visit her mother. She sees her every other...

Push away your risk for heart disease and cancer

Published Mar. 13 2019

In "Rocky," Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) does 11 one-arm and clap-and-dip pushups that give ferocious definition to his muscles and...

Keepers collection covers timeless topics

Published Mar. 12 2019

Dear Abby: I am writing about your Keepers booklet, the collection of your most popular essays, poems and letters.

Freezing times vary for common foods

Published Mar. 12 2019

Dear Heloise: Would you please repeat the storage times for some common frozen foods? I misplaced the clipping I had...

We're no longer mum(my) on men and osteoporosis

Published Mar. 12 2019

Recently, a group of paleontologists were surprised to discover that an ancient Egyptian mummy stored in Jerusalem's Israel Museum suffered...

Dad insists boy stop contact with mom's ex

Published Mar. 9 2019

Dear Abby: My ex-husband raised my son as his own from the time he was an infant. Now my son's...

My dog likes grass!

Published Mar. 9 2019

Dear Heloise: My dog is eating the grass outside. What does that mean?—John W. in Pennsylvania

New laws affect legitimate opioid use for chronic and acute pain

Published Mar. 9 2019

People across the country who are dealing with serious acute and chronic pain issues are becoming increasingly alarmed and confused...

Turned down once, friend is twice shy to pursue romance

Published Mar. 9 2019

Dear Abby: About a year ago, I confessed to one of my close guy friends that I liked him. He...

Wife at breaking point with unemployed spouse

Published Mar. 7 2019

Dear Abby: My husband and I moved from another state four years ago. He went a year and a half...

Bag the bugs while traveling

Published Mar. 7 2019

Dear Heloise: A few days before my husband and I leave for a trip, I collect and keep the long...

Have a plan for your post-workout nutrition

Published Mar. 7 2019

Standing over 6 feet, 8 inches, New England Patriot's offensive tackle Trent Brown currently has a Super Bowl ring and...