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Antibiotics for appendicitis? Study suggests surgery often not needed

When emergency tests showed the telltale right-sided pain in Heather VanDusen’s abdomen was appendicitis, she figured she’d be quickly wheeled into surgery.

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Could sleep apnea be the cause of optic nerve problems in the eye?

Dear Dr. Rosenberg, My eye doctor told me that my optic nerve is showing signs of lack of oxygen. He said the arteries look normal and sleep apnea could be a cause.

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Hamilton: Back to golfing after years, I smashed pro shop

Tiger Woods roared to his first victory in five years Sunday at the Tour Championship. A good swing never leaves you.

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Dear Annie: Antagonizing sister always looking for a fight

Dear Annie: Ever meet someone who plays the victim and always needs a villain in her life?

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Powers: Pets need companionship

Our dogs and cats, certainly most animals, just like people, crave and need companionship. It is fascinating to watch how my two guys interact with each other, read each other.

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Dear Annie: ‘I apologize’ instead of ‘I’m sorry’

What’s with people saying “I apologize” instead of “I’m sorry”? The former is just used to tell somebody that you know you did something wrong. When you tell somebody that you apologize, to me it means nothing.

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To Your Good Health: Atrial fibrillation is a common heart-rhythm disturbance

DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m writing about atrial fibrillation. In April I had a one-time 17-hour stint of it. I was not aware of anything happening at the time. When I had a device check (heart pacemaker), I was told of this occurrence, and it was recommended that I see my heart specialist.

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HUSD Student of the Week: Kendall Onnen

Kendall Onnen is a student at Taylor Hicks Elementary School who “goes out of her way to be kind to everyone around her," according to a teacher.

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Bluhm: Stealing is stealing, no matter how you slice it

She liked her ham. Yes, dear readers, it seems a woman who works in the deli at a Giant Eagle supermarket in Ohio was reported for “stealing” $9,200 worth of ham. How did this happen?

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Dear Annie: Trying to be in grandkids’ lives

Dear Annie: I am an outlaw! That is to say, I am the stepmother and stepgrandmother to my husband’s children and grandchildren. I’ve been in this position for more than 15 years.

Mother-Daughter Look-alike photo contest 2018

See all Daily Courier's 2018 Mother-Daughter Look-alike photo contest entries

September 2017 Garden of the Month

Alta Vista Garden Club selected the garden of Don and Linda Hall as its September 2017 Garden of the Month.

Wish Man Movie Production In Prescott 2017

The Wish Man movie, adapted from Frank Shankwitz's book Wishman, began filming in Prescott the week of Sept. 11, 2017. Shankwitz, a resident of Prescott, Arizona, is the founder of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Audio story: Discovering Cuba

Listen to Roy Smith narrate his bicycling trip across Cuba.