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Doc: Daughter’s diabetic boyfriend must clean up diet
People with sugar readings of 300-plus often do need insulin

Dr. Keith Roach: Daughter’s diabetic boyfriend must clean up his dietPeople with sugar readings of 300-plus often do need insulin
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  • 21 hours, 28 minutes ago
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Abby: Kids never out of mom’s sight with grandparents
When I have asked the kids’ mom why, she makes up different excuses, including saying she’s overprotective

Dear Abby: Kids are never out of mom’s sight with their grandparentsWhen I have asked the kids’ mom why, she makes up different excuses, including saying she’s overprotective
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  • 21 hours, 35 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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  • 1 year, 11 months ago
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Abby: Drunk driver’s wife has warning for spouses
In some states, if the husband drives drunk and causes injury, both the wife and husband may be named as co-defendant

Dear Abby: Drunk driver’s wife has dire warning for other spousesIn some states, if the husband drives drunk and causes injury, both the wife and husband may be named as co-defendant
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  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
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Abby: Mom finds it hard to watch son in new marriage
Our youngest son recently married a woman who has an 18-year-old mentally disabled daughter

Dear Abby: Mom finds it hard to watch son in stressful new marriageOur youngest son recently married a woman who has an 18-year-old mentally disabled daughter
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  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
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Doc: Leg-length discrepancy common in polio survivors
When the leg-length discrepancy is addressed, the resulting scoliosis goes away

Dr. Keith Roach: Leg-length discrepancy common in polio survivorsWhen the leg-length discrepancy is addressed, the resulting scoliosis goes away
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  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
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Abby: Normal life eludes victim of childhood abuse
Am I searching for something that does not exist?

Dear Abby: Normal life eludes victim of repeated childhood abuseAm I searching for something that does not exist?
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  • 6 days, 21 hours ago
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Doc: Harmful Helicobacter pylori can live in stomach
H. pylori increases the risk of stomach cancer and is the cause of most cases of a cancer called a MALToma

Dr. Roach: Harmful Helicobacter pylori can live in the stomachH. pylori increases the risk of stomach cancer and is the cause of most cases of a cancer called a MALToma
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  • 6 days, 21 hours ago
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Doc: Parent concerned about unruly vaping teens
My teens smokes flavored, ethereal wand vapors. They claim it tastes good and even try tricks with the vapor

Dr. Roach: Parent concerned about unruly vaping teensMy teens smokes flavored, ethereal wand vapors. They claim it tastes good and even try tricks with the vapor
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  • 1 week ago
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Abby: Siblings force parents to cancel holiday dinners
Our two children (27 and 29) don’t like each other. This creates stress, and my wife and I would prefer to not have them

Dear Abby: Bickering siblings force parents to cancel holiday dinnersOur two children (27 and 29) don’t like each other. This creates stress, and my wife and I would prefer to not have them
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Doc: Flu shot’s influence on possible dementia is good
Studies all show a decreased risk of dementia among those who regularly get the vaccine

Dr. Keith Roach: Flu shot’s influence on possible dementia is good, not badStudies all show a decreased risk of dementia among those who regularly get the vaccine
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Abby: Grades make teen revisit career plan
I’m 17 and don’t know what I want to do with my life. I’m not sure if I want to even continue my education after college

Dear Abby: Grades make teen revisit career planI’m 17 and don’t know what I want to do with my life. I’m not sure if I want to even continue my education after college
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Abby: Mom worries about teen’s long-distance romance
Mom is worried ‘because I’m not dating and taking advantage of opportunities that could come with dating someone closer’

Dear Abby: Mom worries about teen’s a long-distance relationshipMom is worried ‘because I’m not dating and taking advantage of opportunities that could come with dating someone closer’
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Doc: When to get a flu shot if you have Lyme disease
Should people with Lyme disease avoid the flu shot?

Doc: When to get a flu shot if you have Lyme diseaseShould people with Lyme disease avoid the flu shot?
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Doc: The myth of male menopause
Symptoms of low testosterone include less energy and vigor

Doc The myth of male menopauseSymptoms of low testosterone include less energy and vigor
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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MIL pleads for more modesty while breastfeeding
MIL pleads for more modesty while breastfeeding

MIL pleads for more modesty while breastfeedingMIL pleads for more modesty while breastfeeding
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Abby: Mom stays close to married son with tracking app
My mother-in-law pressured my husband into installing the app right before our wedding and has tracked him ever since

Dear Abby: Mom stays close to married son with tracking appMy mother-in-law pressured my husband into installing the app right before our wedding and has tracked him ever since
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Doc: Long-term Tramadol use shouldn’t be taken lightly
Opiates like tramadol are useful for acute pain, but they are not appropriate for many people with chronic pain

Dr. Keith Roach: Tramadol’s long-term use should not be taken lightlyOpiates like tramadol are useful for acute pain, but they are not appropriate for many people with chronic pain
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Abby: Adult children don’t warm to stepdad of 8 years
My wife suggested I just say hello and goodbye and leave it at that

Dear Abby: Adult children fail to warm to stepdad of eight yearsMy wife suggested I just say hello and goodbye and leave it at that
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Doc: Symptoms, new meds align, but are drugs culprit?
Aspirin, Praluent or clopidogrel are not well known for causing erectile dysfunction

Dr. Keith Roach: Symptoms and new meds align, but are drugs the culprit?Aspirin, Praluent or clopidogrel are not well known for causing erectile dysfunction
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Abby: International business trip raises questions
My son doesn’t drink alcohol and he’s been told the Japanese won’t do business with you unless you drink with them first

Dear Abby: First international business trip raises culture questionsMy son doesn’t drink alcohol and he’s been told the Japanese won’t do business with you unless you drink with them first
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Doc: Does your insurer affect wait for an appointment?
I have found that it takes months, not weeks, to schedule an appointment with primary care physicians in my area

Dr. Roach: Does your insurer affect the wait for an appointment?I have found that it takes months, not weeks, to schedule an appointment with primary care physicians in my area
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Doc: Reader in gray area of treatment for osteoporosis
Your bone density is at a level where it might be appropriate to re-treat, but there’s more to it than just the score

Dr. Roach: Reader is in gray area of treatment for osteoporosisYour bone density is at a level where it might be appropriate to re-treat, but there’s more to it than just the score
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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Abby: Family draws line at holidays with sex offender
My mom wants our nephew, a Level III sex offender, at her house for the holidays and wants other relatives’ kids there

Dear Abby: Family draws line at spending holidays with a sex offenderMy mom wants our nephew, a Level III sex offender, at her house for the holidays and wants other relatives’ kids there
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Doc: Should a 51-year-old man get the shingles vaccine?
The current recommendation is to get the shingles vaccine at age 60

Dr. Roach: Should a 51-year-old man get the shingles vaccine?The current recommendation is to get the shingles vaccine at age 60
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Abby: Grandmother still awaits thank-yous from teens
Reasons people don’t send thank-you notes are they don’t know what to say or they’re afraid of saying the wrong thing

Dear Abby: Grandmother still waiting for thank-yous from teensReasons people don’t send thank-you notes are they don’t know what to say or they’re afraid of saying the wrong thing
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Doc: HIV-positive transplant: Who should get Shingrix?
Because the Shingrix vaccine is not a live vaccine, it is thought to be safe

Dr. Keith Roach: Organ transplant, HIV-positive: Who should get Shingrix?Because the Shingrix vaccine is not a live vaccine, it is thought to be safe
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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