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Enjoy that coffee without worrying about your heart, new research says

Which fruits and vegetables don't count toward your "5 a day"? New study has answers. Morning or night? With food or without? Answers to your questions about taking supplements Good sleep means more than getting enough hours. A...

COLUMNS

The bodyguard and the biscuit baker

During the Revolution, private citizens foiled the schemes of spies and potential assassins. A a young soldier from New London is an example.

A mountain hike: No view, no problem

One of the Northeast’s most rewarding panoramic vistas extends in every direction from Saddleback Mountain’s 4,121-foot peak in Western Maine.

ENTERTAINMENT BLOGS

BIG TICKET

DEAR ABBY

Diabetic's monitor is more than an office annoyance

DEAR ABBY: "Disturbed in Texas" (June 5) was annoyed by the sound of a diabetic co-worker's "beeper" going off frequently. "Disturbed" may not fully understand this situation. The "beeper" is a continuous glucose monitor (CGM),...

Rekindled romance isn't creating much heat

DEAR ABBY: Over the last couple of years, I have become close with someone I was intimately involved with 20 years ago. We had a relatively short but very passionate relationship back then, which she ended for reasons that I'm...

Wedding reception rescinded for one of two aunts

DEAR ABBY: My daughter is getting married. Due to COVID restrictions, she had to cut back her guest list after sending "save the dates." She wrote nice letters to those who were now uninvited, explaining the situation and how...

Online relationship blossoms for older woman

DEAR ABBY: Two years ago, I met a wonderful man online. He's from Wales in the U.K. He's 21 years younger than I am, so, naturally, I'm cautious about how our relationship will hold up through the years. (He's 42; I'm...

Grandma's responsibilities begin to pile up

DEAR ABBY: My daughter is pregnant with her second child. Her first, my granddaughter, is 2, and the light of my life. I lovingly offered to take care of her when it's time for my daughter to have the baby. She's having a...

New living arrangement includes proposition

DEAR ABBY: Six months into the pandemic I was furloughed, then laid off a few months later. Because of the loss of income, I could no longer afford my rent and was forced to move. It was tough finding anything affordable in the...

Husband's pantyhose fixation bothers wife

DEAR ABBY: I'm having difficulty understanding my husband's obsession with pantyhose. When we met 10 years ago, he explained to me during a phone conversation that he liked wearing pantyhose and nylon stockings. He's not an...

HOROSCOPES

Your stars Aug. 3

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Express yourself and initiate plans. A friend or relative will have suggestions that need careful...