DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a 70-year-old male and have been tortured by gout since about my 50th birthday. I have been to several doctors, and most prescribed a limited diet, excluding fish and red meats. The attacks are becoming more frequent and occur in a different spot each time. Please tell me who to see to get to the bottom of this agony.
Swedish author and feminist Ellen Key, who died in 1926, wrote, "When one paints an ideal, one does not need to limit one's imagination."
NEW YORK - It's only July, but it might be time to start loading up on blankets and sweaters. Oil spiked to a new trading record as hostilities rise between the West and Iran - raising the likelihood that this winter's heating bills will be the priciest yet.
Conditions look more favorable than usual for you in the year ahead, so make the most out of the hand dealt to you. For most Cancer natives, it might mean generating a better lifestyle - a new romance, a better job or simply, a happier you.
DEAR ABBY: I went through a bitter divorce a few years ago after my wife, "Cassie," had an affair. During the divorce I confided a lot in Cassie's sister, "Lisa." We had always been close friends, but one thing led to another.
JERUSALEM - Israel's defense minister hinted Thursday that Israel was ready to attack Iran's nuclear program, saying it didn't balk before ''when its vital security interests'' were at stake.
BOSTON - Governors from across New England, warning that some families may have to choose between food or warmth this winter, have called for a sharp boost in federal home heating aid.
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. - Christie Brinkley's lurid divorce trial came to an abrupt end Thursday when lawyers for the former supermodel and her fourth husband reached an out-of-court settlement that gives her custody of their two children.
LAS VEGAS - Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs was back in an Arizona jail cell Thursday, amid lingering questions about what prompted his hospitalization in Las Vegas for treatment of a ''weakened state of health,'' a sheriff's official said.
ATLANTA - The man accused of a courthouse shooting rampage that left four people dead pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity Thursday as his trial began amid high security, more than three years after prosecutors say he confessed in the killings.
SMITHLAND, Ky. - The buzz of an outboard motor sends pelicans skyward as Charlie Hopkins' skiff glides along the Ohio River to paddlefish nets placed beneath the murky surface.
WASHINGTON - It's not just the American dollar that's losing value. A government agency has decided that an American life isn't worth what it used to be.
MEXICO CITY - The soldiers seemed out of place in paradise.
WASHINGTON - Notwithstanding months of partisan wrangling in Congress over the Iraq war, the Senate Thursday handily confirmed Gen. David Petraeus as the top commander in the Middle East and Lt. Gen. Raymond Odierno to replace Petraeus as the chief military officer in Iraq.
OROVILLE, Calif. - Firefighters worked overnight to keep flames from reaching more homes after a lightning-sparked wildfire advanced early Thursday in California's Sierra Nevada foothills.
Greg Proctor, manager for member services of Excelsior Electric Membership Corporation, was named president/CEO by the Excelsior EMC board of directors beginning April 1.
WASHINGTON - U.S. home sales rebounded in December after new regulations had delayed the completion of purchases in November. And total sales in 2015 were ...
Statesboro entrepreneur Daniel Dabbs was amazed at how excited his girlfriend Stephanie Howell gets every month when she receives her Birchbox delivery.
WASHINGTON - More than 1,000 prison inmates, some behind bars more than 50 years for murders they committed as teenagers, will get a chance to ...
SAVANNAH - Georgia's busy seaports are beginning to see business slow down after a record-smashing 2015 in which shipments of containerized cargo through Savannah jumped ...
Georgia Southern will welcome Dr. Steve Perry, founder and principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Connecticut, to campus for the university's 2016 ...
Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos will face Cam Newton's Carolina Panthers in the 50th Super Bowl - which many expect to be the final game ...
A journalist asked, "Why do today's parents seem to be having so many more parenting difficulties than did parents of previous generations?"
Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at how Georgia and Bulloch County evolved from wilderness into a state and a ...
The wind is traveling across the field in gusts, picking up fallen leaves and tossing them around noisily. They rustle behind me like a covey ...
Mrs. Olive Ann Brown Groover
ATLANTA - By all rights, Georgia Tech should be a powerhouse.
By HORACE HOLLOMAN
NEW YORK - A blizzard socking the Eastern United States disrupted the sports schedule Saturday for a second day, forcing the postponement of two more NHL ...
NEW YORK - A blizzard with hurricane-force winds brought much of the East Coast to a standstill Saturday, dumping as much as 3 feet of snow ...