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Jazz up your meatloaf

Dear Heloise: My family loves my meatloaf, but I don't always make it the same way. Many people use soda crackers or bread crumbs in their meatloaf, but I've tried a few other things such as: -- Crushed-up cheese crackers. They add a nice, creamy taste. -- Crushed-up corn chips. Again, ...

Today in History: May 14, state of Israel is proclaimed

Today is Tuesday, May 14, the 135th day of 2024. There are 231 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 14, 1948, according to the current-era calendar, the independent state of Israel was proclaimed in Tel Aviv by David Ben-Gurion, who became its first prime minister; ...

Horoscopes by Holiday for May 14

Those who have empathy, a conscience and a rounded understanding of concepts like indebtedness typically extend care and a sense of responsibility to their colleagues, teammates and employees. Not everyone shares the same suite of human neurology, though. Do things the formal and legal way, ...

Setting boundaries and seeking balance

Dear Annie: I have a younger co-worker who I met at a work social event, and we started talking a bit about novels we are writing as a hobby. A few weeks later, he came by my cubicle to ask me more about writing, so I gave him a few resources to a local writers group. Ever since then, he keeps ...

Can sciatica be relieved through steriod shots?

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am wondering what the best treatment is for sciatic pain. Would a steroid shot help? The pain is behind my knee, down the outside of my leg and now on my foot. -- J.F. ANSWER: "Sciatica" is a general term for a process that compresses the nerve roots, causing symptoms such ...

Switch out screw tops for flip tops

Dear Heloise: Some products such as lotions and toothpaste come with flip tops, while others come with screw tops. Most people prefer the flip tops versus the screw tops. You can replace your flip tops for some of those products that come with screw tops. The flip tops work with most screw-top ...