Dear Abby: Husband tells me all about his problems, by no means

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I've been married for 30 years. He has all the time been self-centered. We have mentioned this over time, and it hasn’t modified his disposition. I purchased him an “It’s All About Me” espresso cup years in the past as a shaggy dog story, and he enjoys the use of it! We each have workplace jobs and daily problems and issues of our workers and associates. If we communicate at the telephone at lunch or over dinner, he describes his day by day problems in excruciating element, on the lookout for my comments/enter after which strikes on. There isn't a time I will replace him on my problems and get his enter to

Can a typical meals additive elevate the chance for weight problems and

Some researchers have been speculating for years that sure generally used meals components could also be contributing to the uptick in weight problems and diabetes. Now, analysis from Harvard University exhibits that propionate, a generally used meals preservative, and one usually acknowledged as protected (GRAS), seems to contribute to each insulin resistance and excessive blood sugar. That has added new weight to suspicions that some meals elements might have unexpected impacts on our well being. The findings have been printed on-line in Science Translational Medicine. The researchers checked out propionate, a short-chain fatty acid continuously used as a mildew inhibitor and anti-browning agent in meals manufactured to have a reasonably lengthy shelf-life. These researchers

Less hitting, extra bullpen issues ship Cubs to fifth

ATLANTA — It’s solely the primary week of the season. How a lot can this sluggish begin actually matter for the Cubs this early, proper? Don’t attempt that nonsense with Cubs elder statesman Ben Zobrist. “It does matter. It will matter at the end of the season,” stated Zobrist, who has skilled all the things from final place to World Series MVP in his profession. “These games will matter, definitely,” he stated. “We know that. Every little game matters. That’s why people are talking about it and caring about it, because everybody knows that it matters.”Six of the ultimate seven batters Yu Darvish reached base as he didn't pitch out of the fifth on Thursday night time