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Ask Allison: ‘My husband and I fell out with his family after our wedding 20 years ago and I know he would like to reconnect. How can I help him?’

The Meghan and Harry interview brought back a lot of painful memories for us. My husband and I fell out with his family — they weren’t royals but they very much acted like it. His mother was very controlling and snobby. I was never good enough for her son and she was so rude to… Read More »

Ask Allison: ‘My husband is cheating on me but I don’t care – as long as it doesn’t affect our family life. Am I in denial?’

I just found out that my husband has been cheating on me. We have been married for 15 years and have two children in primary school. I am writing to you as I want to pretend it never happened and stay in the marriage. We haven’t had sex in about four years. I don’t find… Read More »

Dr. Allison King on Sickle Cell Disease and Learning

September 2020 Print this issue Excerpts from our conversation with Dr. Allison King, an NIH-funded sickle cell specialist at Washington University in St. Louis. NIHNiH: People with sickle cell disease—even children—have a higher than normal risk of stroke. What other challenges can sickle cell disease pose to the developing brain? King: Both overt and silent… Read More »