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Family

‘Ghosting’ a friend betrays immaturity

Carolyn Hax says ghosting (and other silent treatments) are weak, cowardly and cruel, except when necessary to escape dangerous relationships safely. By caring, we empower people to hurt our feelings; ghosting abuses that power.

Health & Medicine

Deep vein thrombosis is an underdiagnosed life-threatening condition

When we cut or scrape our skin, the clotting process creates a scab. When that process begins inside our bodies — typically in the blood vessels in our legs or thighs — the resulting clot, also known as thrombus, can break off and travel through the bloodstream to an artery in the lungs, blocking blood flow and causing life-threatening complications such as a pulmonary embolism.

Videos

Pit bull named Nasty finds new foster home in Stanford

Nasty, a pit bull whose owner passed away two years ago, found a new foster mother in Stanford, Jennifer Williams, thanks to the help of Lexington Pit Crew. He stays on an 80 acre farm with his new foster sister, a beagle named Gypsy, as he undergoes his treatment for heartworms.
Marcus Dorsey mdorsey@herald-leader.com
Pit bull named Nasty finds new foster home in Stanford 1:18

Pit bull named Nasty finds new foster home in Stanford

Birthday party thrown for man with artificial heart 1:59

Birthday party thrown for man with artificial heart

How to Make a Pinhole Projector to View the Solar Eclipse 1:06

How to Make a Pinhole Projector to View the Solar Eclipse

These neat hideaways are like tiny houses in the trees 2:59

These neat hideaways are like tiny houses in the trees