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Pride and fear may explain elder's refusal to use physical aids
11 hours 18 min ago
July 21, 2017
File photo. Francine Orr/Los Angeles Times/TNS
Coffee with Viagra-like ingredient recalled after FDA discovery
July 21, 2017 - 2:10pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks out of the West Wing following a luncheon with President Donald Trump and other GOP leadership on Wednesday. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Repeal? Replace? Both? Neither? Cloud of confusion hangs over health care bill
July 21, 2017 - 7:07am
July 20, 2017
Despite being attacked by something -- perhaps a fish -- in Island Lake on Wednesday afternoon, 11-year-old Maren Kesselhon was doing well on Thursday. "She's not too shaken," said her father, Ryan Kesselhon of Duluth. Ryan Kesselhon photo
'She could feel her foot in its mouth': Minn. girl bitten 25 times in lake, possibly by muskie
July 20, 2017 - 7:52pm
Jane Auchter, 85, a resident at Encore at Avalon Park assisted living facility, gets some help from Encore activities director Shannon Manning to view a Mynd Virtual Reality video on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)
Assisted living tries virtual reality to help seniors with dementia
July 20, 2017 - 7:22pm
Wendy Filip, center, with daughter Kristin and husband Joe, had to pick up the pieces after Joe Filip's mother killed herself rather than comply with her doctor's ultimatum to quit smoking. She thinks smoking should be illegal. (Mike Mantucca/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Ex-smokers now outnumber smokers, but cessation efforts still face uphill battle
July 20, 2017 - 1:12pm
FILE PHOTO: Republican presidential nominee Senator John McCain (R-AZ) listens as he is introduced at a campaign rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina, U.S. on October 28, 2008. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo
A divided Washington comes together in support of John McCain, 'an American hero'
July 20, 2017 - 7:16am
July 19, 2017
Healthcare activists are detained by Capitol Police after gathering to protest the Republican healthcare bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 19, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein
32 million Americans would lose health coverage if Obamacare is repealed without a replacement, CBO says
July 19, 2017 - 5:18pm
Isaac’s stepfather, Paul Hedine (left), and father, Scott Gorham (right) assist him in walking down the hall as Isaac’s girlfriend, Chyna Lynner, looks on. (Contributed)
'We are not without hope' as pre-med student battles Stage 4 brain cancer
July 19, 2017 - 5:04pm
Recently, hard sparkling seltzers have gained popularity as a low-calorie option, with many ranging from 92 to 140 calories. Photo courtesy of Happy Harry’s Bottle Shops / Special to The Forum
Bikini-friendly beverages: Enjoy these beers and seltzers without guilt
July 19, 2017 - 12:10pm
July 18, 2017
There are several reasons to put away your phone or tablet when you're bathing, grooming or taking care of business. (Juan Moyano/Dreamstime/TNS)
Do you text in the bathroom? Your smartphone might carry more germs than your toilet
July 18, 2017 - 1:14pm
July 14, 2017
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Terminally ill infant's parents—not his doctors—should determine if his life is worth living
July 14, 2017 - 6:54am
July 12, 2017
Yellow watermelon gazpacho.  Mike Krebs / Forum News Service
Watermelon has a diverse history, can be used many ways in the kitchen
July 12, 2017 - 11:57am
A toddler fell at a trampoline park and is now in a body cast. His mother wants to warn you.
July 12, 2017 - 10:52am
July 11, 2017
Hands of mother and daughter using rolling pins together in the kitchen. Mother teaching daughter how to bake cookies for holidays. Easter baking preparation. Easter food concept. Top view.
Column: Get kids involved in the kitchen, garden
July 11, 2017 - 10:42am