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Doc: When bladder won’t empty, infection likely
I have sexual function and no incontinence and I want to avoid an operation that could cause damaging side effects

Dr. Keith Roach: When bladder doesn’t empty, urinary-tract infection likelyI have sexual function and no incontinence and I want to avoid an operation that could cause damaging side effects
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  • 21 hours, 49 minutes ago
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Abby: Former Plain Jane becomes obsessed with her looks
At 50, I am better looking than many women my age or even younger

Dear Abby: Former Plain Jane becomes obsessed with her looksAt 50, I am better looking than many women my age or even younger
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  • 2 days, 12 hours 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, 1 month ago
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Doc: Who owns medical records: patient or physician?
In some states, the physician’s practice owns the actual medical record, but in most the law is not clear

Dr. Keith Roach: Who owns medical records: patient or physician?In some states, the physician’s practice owns the actual medical record, but in most the law is not clear
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  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
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Ask Mr. Dad: Being an ambivalent father not permanent
Most mom are familiar with this ambivalence/guilt pattern and learn rather quickly that it comes with the territory

Ask Mr. Dad: Being an ambivalent father not permanentMost mom are familiar with this ambivalence/guilt pattern and learn rather quickly that it comes with the territory
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  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
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Abby: Woman alarmed to find man lied about last name
Now I’m starting to question everything he told me, and I’m afraid he may have lied about even bigger things

Dear Abby: Woman alarmed to discover man lied about his last nameNow I’m starting to question everything he told me, and I’m afraid he may have lied about even bigger things
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  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
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Doc: What can be done to get off insulin injections?
Many people do not like giving themselves an injection every day

Dr. Roach: What can be done to get off insulin injections?Many people do not like giving themselves an injection every day
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  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
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Abby: Man mulls inviting late wife’s mom to wedding
While the kids and I are doing well, my late wife’s mother, “Karen,’’ is still grieving

Dear Abby: Man vacillates over inviting late wife’s mom to weddingWhile the kids and I are doing well, my late wife’s mother, “Karen,’’ is still grieving
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  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
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Abby: Pair celebrates 50 years with Abby’s blessing
Couple took Abby’s advice on when to marry

Dear Abby: Couple celebrates 50 years together with Abby’s blessingCouple took Abby’s advice on when to marry
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  • 1 week ago
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Doc: Treatments differ for recurring UTI or reinfection
If the bacteria is different, it’s reinfection; if it’s the same time after time, it’s most likely relapse

Dr. Roach: Treatments differ for recurring UTI or reinfectionIf the bacteria is different, it’s reinfection; if it’s the same time after time, it’s most likely relapse
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  • 1 week ago
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Abby: Wife loses libido but seeks to save marriage
I love him and don’t want to live without him, but I do not want to be physically intimate with him

Dear Abby: Wife loses lust for husband but wants to save marriageI love him and don’t want to live without him, but I do not want to be physically intimate with him
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Doc: Natural product exact doses not always achievable
The content of the active components of marijuana varies from strain to strain and even from plant to plant

Dr. Keith Roach: Exact doses not always achievable in a natural productThe content of the active components of marijuana varies from strain to strain and even from plant to plant
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Doc: With vitamin D, look at total number, not types
Both D-2 and D-3 are converted in the kidney to the active form of vitamin D, called 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D

Dr. Roach: With vitamin D, look to total number, not individual typesBoth D-2 and D-3 are converted in the kidney to the active form of vitamin D, called 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Abby: Medicinal pot user shunned by husband’s family
I have a medical card and some mental disabilities that marijuana helps with

Dear Abby: Medicinal marijuana user is shunned by husband’s familyI have a medical card and some mental disabilities that marijuana helps with
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Ex-etiquette: Why is my teen lying?
I just found out that when my daughter is at my house she texts her mother behind my back

Ex-etiquette: Why is my teen lying?I just found out that when my daughter is at my house she texts her mother behind my back
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Abby: Mom, grandma clash over where girl lives
My granddaughter wants to stay with me because her home life is in turmoil because of her parents’ nasty divorce

Dear Abby: Mother and grandmother clash over girl’s living arrangementsMy granddaughter wants to stay with me because her home life is in turmoil because of her parents’ nasty divorce
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Doc: The term ‘ministroke’ is misleading
A stroke is a permanent loss of brain tissue, while in a TIA, the brain tissue recovers, usually within 24 hours

Dr. Keith Roach: The term ‘ministroke’ is misleadingA stroke is a permanent loss of brain tissue, while in a TIA, the brain tissue recovers, usually within 24 hours
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Abby: Wife of man with Parkinson’s wants to date others
If I explained to him how I need companionship, he might agree

Dear Abby: Wife of man with Parkinson’s wants to start dating othersIf I explained to him how I need companionship, he might agree
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Doc: Hemp oil for arthritis bears further investigation
Components of hemp oil have been shown to improve arthritis pain and inflammation

Dr. Keith Roach: Hemp oil for arthritis treatment bears further investigationComponents of hemp oil have been shown to improve arthritis pain and inflammation
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Abby: Dad of twins fears wife suffers from depression
I get yelled at for stuff that doesn’t make sense or hasn’t really happened

Dear Abby: Dad of twins fears wife is suffering from depressionI get yelled at for stuff that doesn’t make sense or hasn’t really happened
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Doc: Females experience thinning hair, too
One drug treatment has varying effects

Dr. Keith Roach: Females experience thinning hair, tooOne drug treatment has varying effects
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Abby: Family splinters over transgender son-in-law
My son, Alex, doesn’t want his daughters, ages 13 and 10, around Frank, who is transgender

Dear Abby: Family splinters in response to transgender son-in-lawMy son, Alex, doesn’t want his daughters, ages 13 and 10, around Frank, who is transgender
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Doc: Yes, there is a ‘virtual colonoscopy’
People usually are not sedated for CT colonography, but the preparation is the same as a colonoscopy

Dr. Keith Roach: Yes, there is such a thing as a ‘virtual colonoscopy’People usually are not sedated for CT colonography, but the preparation is the same as a colonoscopy
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Abby: Bride’s wedding plans complicate shower etiquette
Recently, she had a courthouse wedding for health insurance purposes

Dear Abby: Bride’s second wedding plans complicate shower etiquetteRecently, she had a courthouse wedding for health insurance purposes
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Ex-etiquette: Kids pay the price when adults play games
He has custody of his daughter from a previous relationship, but he hasn’t let me see her since I left him

Ex-etiquette: Kids pay the price when adults play gamesHe has custody of his daughter from a previous relationship, but he hasn’t let me see her since I left him
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Abby: Pregnant worker fears reprisal from ‘boys club’
They made me sign a letter of reprimand in our first meeting about ‘issues’

Dear Abby: Pregnant worker fears reprisal from ‘boys club’ managementThey made me sign a letter of reprimand in our first meeting about ‘issues’
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Doc: Hiatal hernia should be addressed
The stomach can bleed or twist inside the chest, and that’s an emergency

Dr. Keith Roach: Hiatal hernia should be addressedThe stomach can bleed or twist inside the chest, and that’s an emergency
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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