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Abby: Mother continues affair with married boyfriend
Our entire family dislikes her lover, but she insists on bringing him around ‘so we can get to know him’

Dear Abby: Unapologetic mother continues affair with married boyfriendOur entire family dislikes her lover, but she insists on bringing him around ‘so we can get to know him’
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  • 20 hours, 6 minutes ago
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Doc: Lab results require a physician’s interpretation
It’s scary to read causes of findings in lab work, but don’t get worried about conditions you’re unlikely to have

Dr. Keith Roach: Concerning lab results require a physician’s interpretationIt’s scary to read causes of findings in lab work, but don’t get worried about conditions you’re unlikely to have
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  • 20 hours, 6 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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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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Abby: Girlfriend urges more pushback against parents
My boyfriend doesn’t really speak up for me or point out how unfair their bias against our interracial relationship is

Dear Abby: Girlfriend urges more pushback against disapproving parentsMy boyfriend doesn’t really speak up for me or point out how unfair their bias against our interracial relationship is
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
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Doc: Thigh pain not necessarily due to statin use
Some people have subtle genetic differences that predispose them to muscle problems

Dr. Keith Roach: Thigh muscle pain not necessarily due to statin useSome people have subtle genetic differences that predispose them to muscle problems
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
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Abby: Plans for happy future upset by rival’s return
I had a baby girl with my longtime best friend, who is now in a relationship with girl who once bullied me

Plans for happy future are upset by return of old rivalI had a baby girl with my longtime best friend, who is now in a relationship with girl who once bullied me
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  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
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Ex-etiquette: Crazy behavior might be mental disorder

Ex-etiquette: Irrational behavior might be a mental disorderI’ll come home from work to find my husband’s ex sitting in my backyard or she’ll stop by to take pictures of the house
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  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
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Abby: Spouse can’t fix wife-mother relationship
My mother-in-law, a homophobic, self-proclaimed ‘evangelist prophet’

Dear Abby: Spouse can’t fix what’s broken between wife and her motherMy mother-in-law, a homophobic, self-proclaimed ‘evangelist prophet’
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  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
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Doc: Testing for heart attack risk isn’t simple
There is no perfectly reliable test almost all tests have false positives and false negatives

Dr. Roach: Testing for heart attack risk isn’t as simple as it seemsThere is no perfectly reliable test almost all tests have false positives and false negatives
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  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
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Abby: Mom wants daughter’s focus on school, not tattoos
I’m afraid that when she’s 18, her father will take her to get a tattoo as a bonding experience

Dear Abby: Mom wants daughter to focus on school, not dad’s tattoosI’m afraid that when she’s 18, her father will take her to get a tattoo as a bonding experience
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  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
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Abby: Woman’s dangerous dating habits frighten friend
She tells me she doesn’t see a future with any of them, but goes on multiple dates and defends them

Dear Abby: Woman’s dangerous dating habits frighten her friendShe tells me she doesn’t see a future with any of them, but goes on multiple dates and defends them
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  • 1 week ago
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Doc: Yes, it’s possible to get asthma at 60
Understanding the underlying cause is beyond medical science right now

Dr. Keith Roach: Yes, it’s possible to get asthma at 60Understanding the underlying cause is beyond medical science right now
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  • 1 week ago
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Abby: Gym client vents anger at bad-mouthing by trainer
Last week, while his regular trainer was away, my boyfriend trained with the guy bad-mouthing me!

Dear Abby: Gym client vents her anger at bad-mouthing by trainerLast week, while his regular trainer was away, my boyfriend trained with the guy bad-mouthing me!
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Doc: Osteoporosis treatment worth consideration, action
Osteoporotic fractures are a major cause of disability and death

Dr. Keith Roach: Osteoporosis treatment warrants consideration and actionOsteoporotic fractures are a major cause of disability and death
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Doc: Eye protection a must for total solar eclipse
Some may stare at the unprotected sun for a prolonged time, which can cause damage, sometimes permanent, to the retina

Dr. Roach: Eye protection a must for the coming total solar eclipseSome may stare at the unprotected sun for a prolonged time, which can cause damage, sometimes permanent, to the retina
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Abby: Man seems to be a friend only when he needs hand
We hear from Roy only when he’s down on his luck or needs help moving or lifting something

Dear Abby: Man seems to be a friend only when he needs a handWe hear from Roy only when he’s down on his luck or needs help moving or lifting something
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Ex-etiquette: Include all kids in gift-giving, grandma

Ex-etiquette: Include all kids in gift-giving, grandmaThe problem is my mother: She loves my children very much, but doesn’t really feel my wife’s kids are part of her family
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Abby: Abusive adoptive mother wants daughter’s money
She believes that if not for her ‘taking me away from the slums as a child,’ I wouldn’t be where I am in life now

Dear Abby: Abusive adoptive mother has no right to daughter’s moneyShe believes that if not for her ‘taking me away from the slums as a child,’ I wouldn’t be where I am in life now
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Doc: Review med use with expert before getting pregnant
I am on Trileptal and Latuda, which seem to calm my nervousness, reduce my anger and help me sleep throughout the night

Dr. Roach: Review medication use with an expert before getting pregnantI am on Trileptal and Latuda, which seem to calm my nervousness, reduce my anger and help me sleep throughout the night
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Abby: His silence about past therapy distances fiancee
I want us to be close, but I don’t want to invade his privacy or make him feel disrespected

Dear Abby: Man’s silence about past therapy distances fianceeI want us to be close, but I don’t want to invade his privacy or make him feel disrespected
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Abby: Wife decries kissing cousin’s return to meetings
My husband had a consensual sexual relationship with his cousin, “Irma,” before we met

Dear Abby: Wife decries kissing cousin’s return to family gatheringsMy husband had a consensual sexual relationship with his cousin, “Irma,” before we met
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Doc: One sleep apnea less common than another
Breathing masks are generally the solution for both

Dr. Keith Roach: Central sleep apnea less common than obstructive apneaBreathing masks are generally the solution for both
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Abby: Mom suggests best way to ask about gun safety
Parents should feel confident enough to raise the subject with other parents

Dear Abby: Mom suggests best approach to asking about gun safetyParents should feel confident enough to raise the subject with other parents
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Doc: Truth about organic, conventional produce
I can’t imagine that the added expense of buying organic will provide much benefit to senior citizens

Dr. Keith Roach: Truth about organic, conventional produceI can’t imagine that the added expense of buying organic will provide much benefit to senior citizens
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Abby: Vigilant moms ask about gun safety
I’m concerned other mothers may buy into the incorrect assumption that it’s ‘impolite’ to gun safety questions

Dear Abby: Vigilant moms can’t shy away from asking about gun safetyI’m concerned other mothers may buy into the incorrect assumption that it’s ‘impolite’ to gun safety questions
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Doc: Reader has reservations about sleep aid
Quetiapine (Seroquel) is a powerful medication with significant potential for side effects

Dr. Keith Roach: Reader has reservations about sleep aidQuetiapine (Seroquel) is a powerful medication with significant potential for side effects
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Ex-etiquette: Discuss family traditions before wedding
Good ex-etiquette is based on the needs of the child, not the needs of the new partner

Ex-etiquette: Discuss family traditions before weddingGood ex-etiquette is based on the needs of the child, not the needs of the new partner
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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