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Volvo V60 Cross Country stylish, but lacks space

Volvo's 2016 V60 Cross Country is a sleekly styled, compact wagon with strong turbocharged power and an interior that embodies the understated modernism of Scandinavian design.There are a generous amount of standard features, including leather-covered seats, leather-trimmed steering wheel, a ...

Vehicle is due for expensive service

Dear Doctor: I own a 2006 Honda Pilot with 90,000 miles and the dealer said I need to have the timing belt replaced along with having the valves adjusted. The cost of this service is over $1,000. The engine runs fine and there is no engine valve noise. What are your thoughts on this service? ...

Try all care-giving resources with Mom

DEAR?ANNIE: I have been taking care of my mother since I was 17 and she was disabled from a car accident and unable to work. I am now 47, and Mom is 72. Her health is getting worse, so my husband and I recently moved her in with us. My husband and I both work full time. I have caregivers who ...

Take care with silent killer

DEAR?READERS: With winter on the way, cold weather means it's time to check the furnace and fireplace, and review the dangers of carbon monoxide. Known as the "silent killer," carbon monoxide is odorless and tasteless, and you can't see it, either. It can come from the exhaust of heaters and ...

Low BP when standing up

DEAR DR. ROACH: Will you write about orthostatic hypotension? I've been told I have this disorder. I'm a retired 86-year-old man in fairly good medical shape. I want to regain my regular activities.My regular doctor put me on labetalol. I think he is researching this a bit himself. This ...