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Health, Lifestyles & History

Today in History: July 28, World War I begins

Today is Thursday, July 28, the 209th day of 2022. There are 156 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On July 28, 1945, the U.S. Senate ratified the United Nations Charter by a vote of 89-2. A U.S. Army bomber crashed into the 79th floor of New York's Empire State Building, ...

Horoscopes by Holiday for July 28

Everyone has a certain tolerance for drama. While some will avoid overblown emotions, bad decisions and emotional complexities, others are like moths drawn to the spotlight. This is the moon that tests our preference for theatricality. The new moon in Leo is a chance to end the drama you don't ...

Money matters

Dear Annie: My sister "Kendra" and I are not very close and only communicate two to three times per year, mainly in emails. Kendra sold her home and moved out of state. Through our sibling, I heard that she listed her house high to begin with and had to come down on her price in the end but ...

Light-adjustable lenses in cataract surgery yield better results

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a candidate for cataract surgery. When discussing this with my doctor, he mentioned that there are new lenses that can be used, which make it possible to correct my vision to 20/20. They are called light-adjustable lenses. There is a cost of $2,400 per eye. It seems to have ...

Trash help

Dear Heloise: Those 13 inch by 13 inch blue and white shipping bags make good small trash-can liners. They have many bubbles that help them hold their shape, and this makes it easy to dump the refuse into plastic bags required by many trash collection agencies. They can be trimmed down to one's ...

Today in History: July 27, Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta

Today is Wednesday, July 27, the 208th day of 2022. There are 157 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 27, 1953, the Korean War armistice was signed at Panmunjom, ending three years of fighting. On this date: In 1789, President George Washington signed a measure ...