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Doc: Size, location matter in kidney stone treatment
The weight of the patient matters, too

Dr. Keith Roach: Size, location matter in kidney stone treatmentThe weight of the patient matters, too
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  • 5 hours, 53 minutes ago
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Abby: Dad’s comments cause childless daughter pain
Should I just let it be and ignore him when he complains about not having grandkids?

Dear Abby: Unwitting comments from dad cause childless daughter painShould I just let it be and ignore him when he complains about not having grandkids?
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  • 5 hours, 59 minutes ago
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Start the day with your horoscope

Start the day with your horoscopeWake up? Or go back to bed? Start your day with advice from our horoscopes.
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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Doc: Spasm diagnosed by measuring pressure in esophagus
Heart symptoms can come on while eating, and it is always wise to consider chest symptoms as possibly heart-related

Dr. Roach: Spasm diagnosed by measuring pressure in esophagusHeart symptoms can come on while eating, and it is always wise to consider chest symptoms as possibly heart-related
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
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Abby: Man’s welcome mat only for his side of the family
House rules are supposed to be followed by everyone who lives in the household

Dear Abby: Man puts out a welcome mat only for his side of the familyHouse rules are supposed to be followed by everyone who lives in the household
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
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Abby: Job in new state tests strength of relationship
I’m worried he might cheat on me, or worse, give his ex another shot, and I’ll be left on the sidelines

Dear Abby: New job in new state tests strength of men’s relationshipI’m worried he might cheat on me, or worse, give his ex another shot, and I’ll be left on the sidelines
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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
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Doc: Where does weight go when you lose it?
It is (almost literally) burned away into carbon dioxide

Dr. Keith Roach: Where does weight go when you lose it?It is (almost literally) burned away into carbon dioxide
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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
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Abby: Lawyer’s petition to help friend study dismissed
Samantha has failed the bar exam twice now, and I know she’s smart enough to pass

Dear Abby: Lawyer’s petition to help friend study is dismissedSamantha has failed the bar exam twice now, and I know she’s smart enough to pass
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  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
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Doc: Find what’s harming appetite to fix nutrition gap
Some medications can affect appetite, and so can some chronic illnesses

Dr. Keith Roach: To best fix nutrition gap, determine what is affecting appetiteSome medications can affect appetite, and so can some chronic illnesses
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  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
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Doc: Medical research has more than a profit motive
Researchers dream of being the person to make the key discovery that leads to a cure for diabetes

Dr. Roach: Medical research has more than just a profit motiveResearchers dream of being the person to make the key discovery that leads to a cure for diabetes
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  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
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Abby: Woman worries lazy fiance will be lazy husband
When I ask him to help, he pushes it to the next day or says he’ll get to it eventually

Dear Abby: Woman worries lazy fiance will also be lazy husbandWhen I ask him to help, he pushes it to the next day or says he’ll get to it eventually
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  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
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Doc: Genetic disorder prevents fatty acid metabolizing
The range of symptoms among children with ALD is broad, and they can be misdiagnosed with other neurological conditions

Dr. Roach: Uncommon genetic disorder prevents fatty acid metabolizationThe range of symptoms among children with ALD is broad, and they can be misdiagnosed with other neurological conditions
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  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
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Abby: Fiend’s withdrawal causes confidence crisis
Though we’ve lived 3,000 miles apart most of our adult lives, we maintained a close friendship

Dear Abby: Old friend’s sudden withdrawal causes a crisis of confidenceThough we’ve lived 3,000 miles apart most of our adult lives, we maintained a close friendship
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  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
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Abby: Mom weighs telling son truth of dad’s ‘time away’
His father and I are divorced, and he is facing jail time

Dear Abby: Mom weighs telling her son truth about dad’s ‘time away’His father and I are divorced, and he is facing jail time
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Doc: Consultation, treatment hinges on patient’s wishes
A surgeon never should exclude a family member whose presence is wanted by the patient

Dr. Roach: Consultation, treatment hinges on wishes of patient, not familyA surgeon never should exclude a family member whose presence is wanted by the patient
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Abby: Meatloaf a comfort food that warms generations
The recipe is part of my cookbooklet set, which has recipes for appetizers, soups, salads, vegetable dishes and more

Dear Abby: Classic meatloaf is comfort food that warms generationsThe recipe is part of my cookbooklet set, which has recipes for appetizers, soups, salads, vegetable dishes and more
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Doc: More calcium not appropriate for osteoporosis
What would be the consequences if I were to choose not to embark on a new treatment regimen for my osteoporosis?

Dr. Roach: ‘Getting more calcium’ not appropriate treatment for established osteoporosisWhat would be the consequences if I were to choose not to embark on a new treatment regimen for my osteoporosis?
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Abby: When man is ready to talk, wife can’t stay awake
On a recent trip my wife took with her friends they talked and yucked it up for five hours straight

Dear Abby: When man is ready to talk, his wife can’t stay awakeOn a recent trip my wife took with her friends they talked and yucked it up for five hours straight
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Doc: Creaks and cracks in neck may be due to arthritis
Most people at age 83 have some degree of arthritis in the neck

Dr. Keith Roach: Creaks and cracks in neck may be due to arthritisMost people at age 83 have some degree of arthritis in the neck
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Doc: Pseudomonas sinus infection tricky to eradicate
My doctor recommends I live with it, get intravenous antibiotics or have surgery

Dr. Roach: Pseudomonas sinus infection tricky to eradicateMy doctor recommends I live with it, get intravenous antibiotics or have surgery
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Abby: Cast out ex-friend dreams of vengeance
My friend has decided she can no longer tolerate my husband

Dear Abby: Ex-friend cast out of social circle dreams of vengeanceMy friend has decided she can no longer tolerate my husband
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Abby: Truth can now be told about brothers’ crimes
One brother went to jail for murder, and both of them are child molesters

Dear Abby: With parents gone, truth can be told about brothers’ crimesOne brother went to jail for murder, and both of them are child molesters
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Abby: High emotions at work leave man drained at home
My job leaves me with no emotional support and there are tough days when I really need it

Dear Abby: Emotional intensity of work leaves man drained at homeMy job leaves me with no emotional support and there are tough days when I really need it
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Doc: Anticoagulation therapy length depends on clot
How long people stay on therapy depends on why they got the clot in the first place and how dangerous it was

Dr. Keith Roach: Anticoagulation therapy length depends on clotHow long people stay on therapy depends on why they got the clot in the first place and how dangerous it was
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Doc: Taming the cost of anticoagulants
Some older drugs are less costly

Dr. Roach: Taming the cost of anticoagulantsSome older drugs are less costly
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Abby: Reader’s criticism stings hard-working writer
I suffer from severe anxiety, so everything gets to me

Dear Abby: Reader’s criticism stings hard-working young writerI suffer from severe anxiety, so everything gets to me
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Doc: Explosive bowel movements after eating problematic
Within 15-45 minutes of eating, I have urgent, explosive bowel movements

Dr. roach: Explosive bowel movements after eating are problematicWithin 15-45 minutes of eating, I have urgent, explosive bowel movements
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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