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Classic Ann Landers Oct. 20, 2019

Classic Ann Landers

Editor's Note: Hundreds of Ann Landers' loyal readers have requested that newspapers continue to pub... Read More

The Long-Term Toll of Electronic Cigarettes and Regulatory Inaction Oct. 18, 2019

C Force

News earlier in the year by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimating that the numbe... Read More

The Importance of Breakfast Oct. 18, 2019

Nutrition News

Most of us can remember our mothers telling us breakfast is the most important meal of day. And Mom ... Read More

Preventive Maintenance Is Cheap Insurance Oct. 16, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

It was a Sunday night, and the house felt cold. The Doloski family's furnace was clearly not working... Read More

Tele Friend Oct. 16, 2019


Telemedicine is consulting with a medical professional via computer or smartphone. With screens ever... Read More

Preventing and Treating Diaper Rash Oct. 15, 2019

Brighter Days

Diaper rashes can be really alarming. They look angry, red and irritated. No wonder parents want to ... Read More

October 14, 2019 Oct. 14, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I'm in my late 50s, divorced with no children, and have acquired a fairly substantial es... Read More

October 11, 2019 Oct. 11, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am one of 12 siblings, but the only one with multiple sclerosis. For two years, I have... Read More

All About Whole Grains Oct. 11, 2019

Nutrition News

There is a lot of confusion when it comes to grains. Should you eat grains? What is a whole grain? H... Read More

Washing Dishes By Hand Versus Using the Dishwasher: Which Is More Effective? Oct. 10, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

It's an interesting question and one that comes up every time I write about how to use and maintain ... Read More

Retractable Leashes Risky for Dogs and People Oct. 10, 2019

Ask the Vet

Q: I usually walk my golden retriever, Jake, on a retractable leash, which we both love. Our local p... Read More

Social Media and Girls Oct. 09, 2019


A study of nearly 10,000 teens in the United Kingdom found that more than 25% of girls who used soci... Read More

Why Is This Powerful Secret Weapon Against Breast Cancer Still a Secret? Oct. 08, 2019

Energy Express

As I've mentioned before, breast cancer doesn't just run in my family, it gallops. My grandmother, m... Read More

Fabric Softeners Are the Problem, Not the Solution Oct. 07, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

In the laundry room, most of us are prone to overkill. We want beautifully clean, brilliantly white,... Read More

Outstanding Debts Oct. 07, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: Last year, my wife had some serious medical problems that put her in the hospital. I'm grateful e... Read More

How Exercise and Movement Reduce Pain Oct. 04, 2019

C Force

It remains the single most common medical complaint by patients. It is sensory, emotional and percep... Read More

Pumpkin Mania Oct. 04, 2019

Nutrition News

Now that it's October, pumpkins seem to be everywhere. And our grocery store shelves are full of all... Read More

Chronic Valve Disease Common Cause of Heart Murmur Oct. 03, 2019

Ask the Vet

Q: My 7-year-old, 20-pound mixed breed dog has a heart murmur. Her veterinarian thinks it's due to c... Read More

The On-The-Job Coverage Rip-Off Oct. 02, 2019

Betsy McCaughey

Employer-provided health plans now cost a gigantic $20,576 a year for family coverage, according to ... Read More

Planting the Idea Oct. 02, 2019


You know this, but it bears repeating: A diet rich in plant-based foods may be better for heart heal... Read More