Consider the negative effects of cat declawing

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) opposes declawing cats except in rare cases when it is necessary for medical purposes, such as the removal of cancerous tumors from cats’ nail beds. The HSUS advises that it’s perfectly natural for cats … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Puppy named M–? Narrowing down names



A puppy named ‘M’ needs a name. Photo by Brian Miller.Hi folks. I know many of you don’t know this, but this is our pet page, and we’d love your stories, funny, heartwarming or otherwise, about your friends, whether they’re furry, feathered, shoed, s… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

DAV founding members once foiled Nazi plans to launch attacks on American soil



 Newly resurfaced evidence reveals some of DAV’s (Disabled American Veterans) earliest members infiltrated and foiled Nazi and other fascist groups in Southern California determined to sabotage military bases, steal arms from National Guard armo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Soups, chili and stews for the snowy season



 Once again, I have to thank Idell Henderson of Virginia for providing the recipes for this week. Along with my confession of my love of all things containing carbohydrates (pasta and Mexican food) – I should add that I also love soups and stews… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Healthy for Life

Keep on moving, shaking, baking, and embracing January


Bella basking indoors in January. Photos by Julie Asbach.Dear Healthy for Life readers, It’s January and I trust that most of you are making some effort or changes to improve your lifestyle. If not, maybe consider it or pray about it if need be. Even… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Iron Range Guardians: A local charity site for those in need



Angela and Ron Smith of Virginia recently started a charity called Iron Range Guardian Angels on Facebook through which they both collect donations and distribute them to needy families. Submitted photo.VIRGINIA – Iron Range Guardian Angels: Lending … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Set goals to map out your year



 In many ways, setting a health-related goal is like taking a road trip. If you have yet to get moving on your New Year’s resolutions, here are five steps to ensure that 2018 is your best year yet: 1. Decide on your destination. If you don’t kno… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Should I have a liquid biopsy? Indoor allergies, what to know

 Q: My doctor suggested that I get a liquid biopsy to determine what therapy will be most effective for treating my prostate cancer, even though my insurance won’t pay for it. Is it more accurate, less risky? What’s the deal? — Jack H., Orlando… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Coach Tom’s Corner

Resolutions are merely goals


 This time of year we find a lot of motivational content offered on our various media channels. A lot of it is good, but all of it is designed to capture our interest by coinciding with our aggregate tendency to go all-in on January 1st on a gra… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

Tips to help older adults avoid traps and trouble

SENIOR LEGAL LINE: A legal Q. and A. line for seniors

There are so many traps for unwary older adults. Can you give any tips to avoid future trouble? Signed, Marvin DEAR MARVIN: Yes I can! My answer will cover some of the most common traps that I see people fall into in my practice doing elder law at L… Please register for a free account or log in below to […]


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