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Time for a Good Buddy Tale

Americans needed a good buddy movie after a deranged gunman targeted Republicans practicing for a bipartisan ballgame to raise money for charities Wednesday morning.

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Gender studies at Hogwarts

J.K. Rowling, author of the bestselling Harry Potter series, just made headlines for an epic tweetstorm condemning misogyny. Referring to women politicians, she tweeted ...

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High-dose vitamin C supplements unlikely to prevent dementia

DEAR DR. ROACH: Is there any evidence that high doses of vitamin C have decreased or prevented the risk of Alzheimer’s disease? I ask ...

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Does neomycin skin allergy preclude getting shingles vaccine?

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been tested for skin allergies twice in the past 30-plus years. I am a 71-year-old female in good health. One ...

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Posted: jun. 11, 2017 8:47 p.m. | | Does neomycin skin allergy preclude getting shingles vaccine? Comments 0 Comments

Why do dogs sniff each other?

DEAR DIDI:  Why does my dog, when he meets other dogs, sniff their butts. It embarrasses me when I am with my friends! -Embarrassed 13 ...

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Mexico’s trump card: Corn

Turns out corn farmers south of the border know more about trade than the U.S. president.

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Afghanistan: A lost cause?

“We are there and we are committed” was the regular retort of Secretary of State Dean Rusk during the war in Vietnam.

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Is there a noninvasive alternative to bypass surgery?

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 70-year-old, retired, white male with no major health history, who is not overweight, diabetic or a smoker. All my ...

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Posted: jun. 04, 2017 8:10 p.m. | | Is there a noninvasive alternative to bypass surgery? Comments 0 Comments

After the Confederates, who is next to fall to PC?

On Sept. 1, 1864, Union forces under Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, victorious at Jonesborough, burned Atlanta and began the March to the Sea where Sherman ...

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Posted: may. 26, 2017 1:30 a.m. | | After the Confederates, who is next to fall to PC?  Comments 0 Comments

Just what are dogs thinking?

Dear Didi: I wish I could crawl into my dog’s head and see what she is thinking.  Do you have a book that you ...

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Medical research has more than just a profit motive

DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. I have read all sorts of pamphlets and brochures; I have been to ...

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Posted: may. 21, 2017 6:16 p.m. | | Medical research has more than just a profit motive Comments 0 Comments

Comey is gone, worst is yet to come

The news that President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey is not cause for celebration.

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Posted: may. 16, 2017 12:43 a.m. | | Comey is gone, worst is yet to come Comments 0 Comments

Post Office delivers, literally

A half-dollar hardly counts as money these days — it won’t even buy a cup of coffee. But pssssst… here’s an amazing half-dollar bargain ...

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Posted: may. 15, 2017 12:24 a.m. | | Post Office delivers, literally Comments 0 Comments

Crude comedians of ‘the Resistance’ movement

TV comedy cannot be too harsh when directed at President Donald Trump. There are no limits, and CBS “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert has proven ...

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Pseudomonas sinus infection tricky to eradicate

DEAR DR. ROACH: After years and years of excessive nasal congestion and postnasal drip that frequently affected my speech, I was diagnosed with a pseudomonas ...

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Trump fires away — again

Washington is buzzing with talk of Watergate. In a town nostalgic for the days when reporters didn’t run in packs and Republicans and Democrats ...

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Distracted by the circus

I was about to get into it with my son about President Donald Trump’s suggestion that Andrew Jackson, a slave owner who died in ...

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Are there tests to determine dog intelligence?

Dear Didi: I have a 3 year old Doberman Pinscher named Bella.  She is the smartest dog I have ever owned. I’ve never owned ...

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Taming the cost of anticoagulants

DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m 83 and was recently diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. My doctor put me on Eliquis. I have had no problems with ...

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President Trump stops the Left

President Donald Trump’s biggest achievement in his first 100 days? Easy. He stopped the left.

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Hypocrisy in the anti-Bill O’Reilly army over sexual harassment

Fox News took Bill O’Reilly off the air after a heavy campaign to fire him led by CNN’s media unit and The New ...

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Posted: apr. 26, 2017 1:05 a.m. | | Hypocrisy in the anti-Bill O’Reilly  army over sexual harassment Comments 0 Comments

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