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- Get out of abusive relationship. Now. DEAR ANNIE: I have been with my fiance for 14 years, and we have had our fair share of problems. Three months ago, I left, taking our kids with me. But I came back when he asked me to. I figured I owed it to the children to try to work things out. Bu
More talking, longer sentences help babies' brains
The sooner you start explaining the world to your baby, the better.
Stroke risk tied to cold, weather swings
There may be a link between weather and the risk of suffering a stroke, say researchers who analyzed climate trends and hospital records on millions of Americans.
Weight gain is not an inevitable part of aging
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m a woman and will be 59 in a month. I’m in excellent health. I’ve worked out seriously with weight-bearing exercises for nearly 30 years. I have great muscle tone, and I believe I am height/weight proportional (5 feet, 2 inches tall, weigh 130 pounds).
- Parents must stay in touch with 14-year-old daughter DEAR ANNIE: Our 14-year-old daughter is not a terrible kid -- probably just a typical teenage girl. She can be rude and obnoxious, she talks back and curses, and she leaves her room an upside-down mess and is obsessed with her iPhone, constantly post
Humming may be daughter's own form of treatment
DEAR DR. ROACH: My married daughter, now 52 years of age, has for the past two years become psychotic and is on antipsychotic medication. She makes a humming sound, which seems to be involuntary and over which she has no control. She will begin speak
- Panel OKs ban on remote abortion pill distribution DES MOINES -- A legislative panel approved a measure Wednesday that would ban the remote distribution of abortion pills, a proposal the bill's sponsor said is intended to delay the procedure and give women more time to change their minds. The subcomm
- Anxiety linked to higher risk DALLAS -- New prevention guidelines, programs to control blood pressure, getting more people to access cardiac rehab services and a possible link between digestive bacteria and heart disease risk are included in a recap of last year's top cardiovascu
Don't leave chocolate to the end — infuse the meal
A box of chocolates? A slice of chocolate cake? So very been-there-done-that.
Fasciculations are muscles that are out of control
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have had leg cramps for about 32 years while I have engaged in an active lifestyle. I was a jogger for some years, and now I work out at the gym. I am in my late 60s and have found that the leg cramps have gotten worse.
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