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Safety no walk in the park

Published Oct. 24 2017

Dear Readers: It's a lovely time of year for a stroll or jog in the park, but how can you...

Rebellious teen a challenge for dad to reach

Published Oct. 24 2017

Dear Abby: I am a divorced and remarried man with two teenage daughters. My ex-wife has custody of my girls...

Keep TVs out of kids' bedrooms

Published Oct. 24 2017

In the 2008 movie "Step Brothers," John C. Reilly and Will Ferrell play lazy grown men (Brennan and Dale) who...

A memorial or a mess?

Published Oct. 23 2017

"Dear Heloise: My pet peeve is litter. People leave flowers, candles in glass containers, stuffed animals and other items in...

Boyfriend shows no interest in expanding their family of three

Published Oct. 23 2017

Dear Abby: My boyfriend, "Kevin," and I have been together for five years and have a 4-year-old son we are...

Those picky cats know what foods they like—and what they need

Published Oct. 22 2017

Dear Heloise: My cat is a picky eater! Do you know why cats can be picky?—Sandra B. in Philadelphia

Wife's air fresheners are no match for 'rotten' Ron in Florida

Published Oct. 21 2017

Dear Abby: My husband, "Ron," and I have been married for 49 years. When we retired, we moved to Florida....

Hidden hunger: Do you know where your nutrients are?

Published Oct. 21 2017

When you cruise the drive-thru (50 million Americans eat at a fast-food restaurant every day), chances are you're not eating...

Self-care for depression

Published Oct. 21 2017

Self-care for those who are depressed is very important, yet it may be the hardest thing for anyone dealing with...

Grandma refuses to take boy's diabetes seriously

Published Oct. 21 2017

Dear Abby: I am a 29-year-old single mother of two small children. My 5-year-old son was diagnosed with Type 1...

A little help for chronic pain

Published Oct. 20 2017

Q: I took a new job, and now my health insurance plan won't cover my old pain medication. (I deal...

Woman tires of her long marriage to a resentful curmudgeon

Published Oct. 20 2017

Dear Abby: I will soon be married 48 years, but it is not much of a marriage. There is no...

Cameras a fact of modern life

Published Oct. 20 2017

Dear Heloise: I'm worried about all the spy cameras I see on the streets, in hospitals, in businesses and just...

Throwing an off switch for a big itch

Published Oct. 20 2017

In the 1955 Billy Wilder film "The Seven Year Itch," The Girl (Marilyn Monroe) and her neighbor Richard Sherman (Tom...

When should child get a phone?

Published Oct. 19 2017

Dear Readers: When is the right time to give your child a cellphone?

Troubled son's extreme hoarding poses risk to mother's house and health

Published Oct. 19 2017

Dear Abby: My 36-year-old son lives with me, which benefits both of us. I am retired and his income helps....

When apologies backfire

Published Oct. 19 2017

Last April, when United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz issued apology after apology for the forcible ejection of Dr. David Dao...

Man's plans to attend bachelor party cause girlfriend's angst

Published Oct. 17 2017

Dear Abby: My boyfriend of two years will be attending a bachelor party in Las Vegas. We've never had any...

Reader searching for xanthan gum, tarragon vinegar

Published Oct. 17 2017

Dear Heloise: I have a recipe that calls for tarragon vinegar and xanthan gum. I can't find either.—B.B., via email

What to do when you see a seizure

Published Oct. 17 2017

What do actor Danny Glover, President Theodore Roosevelt and singer Neil Young have in common? All of them have or...

Keep a healthy budget and a healthy you

Published Oct. 16 2017

Dear Heloise: I'm always looking for ways to save money, and a big expense for me is my medical bills....

Man questions wife's priorities when she stops to take call

Published Oct. 16 2017

Dear Abby: My wife and I have been married for many years, work long schedules, and actually sleep when we...

Prevent road rage—yours and others'

Published Oct. 16 2017

The Lone Ranger rode across the Great Plains during the early days of the Wild West, enforcing law and order....