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Posted at 1:01 AM

A mother came to see me because her child was having difficulty separating from her in school. The little girl clung to her mother at the door and refused to go into the room. When cajoled inside, she would not leave her mother’s side.

Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 2:45 PM

As major horror fans, we were saddened to learn about the death of scary movie czar Wes Craven, who died yesterday of brain cancer at the age of 76. That got us thinking about all of our favorite Craven films, and the numerous...

Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 11:08 AM

Q: Hi, Greg, I’m wondering if you saw the recent article that appeared, calling for IndyCar Racing to be shut down for good. The writer wrote it after Justin Wilson’s recent passing, and mentioned in his story many others racers that were killed or...

Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 10:40 AM

Have you decided that your lawn lies somewhere between “a perfect velvet carpet” and “a grass disaster”? Do you need to perform some lawn maintenance that does not include digging up the entire area? Where do you go from here?

Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 10:29 AM

It’s a vaccine — one that ideally is given to teenagers even before they become sexually active — that can prevent the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States and cervical and other cancers. Yet, it’s a vaccine that many...

Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 10:04 AM

When asked to bring a dessert to a social event, I like for it to be a little different.

Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 9:59 AM

For the last three weeks, I’ve been writing, firsthand, about the emotional path we travel as parents when we send our first child off to college. I’ve been chronicling how every part of the process feels—the highs, the lows, and everything in...

Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 9:58 AM

Clinical depression is not a normal part of aging. Depression is not the same as temporary sadness or grief related to a life situation. It is pervasive, long term and interferes with your life.

Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 9:55 AM

Real power has gotten not only plentiful but cheap. Back in the Dark Age of the car — the 1970s, when we were rudely confronted by gas shortages and tailpipe emissions — even Corvettes and Porsches could barely summon up 200 horsepower. Today there...

Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 9:13 AM

According to research by psychologists at the University of Illinois, no matter what happens, people tend to return to a genetically fixed level of optimism. David Tellegen and David Lykken at the University of Minnesota found that twins shared a...

Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 8:45 AM

If you’re planning on spending a ton of time out on the water this holiday as a family, we’re sure one of your main priorities is making sure everyone stays safe. Here are 10 things to keep in mind next time...

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