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Hearing aids for aging husband

Dear Annie: My family and I have been fortunate enough to have had many wonderful vacations over the years. My wife and I have recently become empty nesters, and I'm thinking I may never get another trip. I've realized the only things that bring me joy are my kids and my occasional vacations. ...

Appendicitis surgery postponed for a better long-term outcome

DEAR DR. ROACH: I went to the hospital and was diagnosed with appendicitis. I've been sick for three days. My surgeon said that although the CT scan showed a ruptured appendix, he wants me to take antibiotics for a week or so, and then come back in six to eight weeks for surgery. I don't want ...

Turn on headlights in bad weather

Dear Heloise: I'd like to add on to what Kathy A., in Fresno, California, recommended regarding turning on headlights during inclement weather. Not only do the headlights illuminate the road better, activating the headlights also turns on the rear lights, whereas they usually remain off when ...

Today in History: July 10, the Battle of Britain begins in World War II

Today is Monday, July 10, the 191st day of 2023. There are 174 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 10, 1940, during World War II, the Battle of Britain began as the Luftwaffe started attacking southern England. (The Royal Air Force was ultimately victorious.) On ...

Horoscopes by Holiday for July 10

Mars leaves the realm of Leo, and Mercury puts on a catsuit and takes the warrior's place. This change-up in the realm of the theatrical feline lightens the energy. Mercury in Leo is like Dr. Seuss' "Cat in the Hat" character -- a messy and mischievous trickster perhaps, but one who keeps ...

Blessed with beautiful daughter

Dear Annie: I love your column and read it faithfully in my newspaper in Connecticut. A few months ago, I lost one of my twin daughters who was profoundly handicapped and disabled. This has been the most painful and difficult challenge of my life. She fought for 45 years, lived at home with me ...