In this era of information overload, Reader’s Digest offers something unique: the very best advice, information and inspiration from multiple sources, condensed into an easy-to-read digest. In each issue you’ll get trusted, time-saving insights about Health, Personal Finance, Work, Family, and National issues, PLUS exclusive book excerpts, news-making interviews, and humor.
A Fight for the Future
LETTERS • Notes on Past Issues
We’re on the Prowl...
The Fairy’s Godmother
Dads on Duty • When gang violence spiked, parents at a Louisiana high school said “Not on our watch”
Hey, That’s Me!
A Perfect Match • FROM THE DODO
A Goose Chase • WICHITA, KANSAS
LIFE • IN THESE United States
SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE
We Found a FIX HELP, HACKS, & HOW TO
HOW TO Stop Losing Your Stuff • Can’t find your keys—again? Cognitive experts can help you stop searching (and stressing).
HUMOR in UNIFORM
National Parks: Made for You and Me
All in a Day’s WORK
An Anti-Migraine Diet • What you eat—and don’t eat— can help stave off debilitating headaches
Keeping a Laughter Journal
Calling All Blood Donors!
News FROM THE WORLD OF MEDICINE
LAUGHTER THE BEST Medicine
ON FATHER’S DAY, EVERY DAD IS A SUPERHERO
WHERE, OH WHERE?
THE FUTURE OF TECH • From self-driving cars to space travel, we answer your questions about where technology is heading
FOR SALE My Catalog of Dad Jokes • Once your kid stops laughing at “Why didn’t Han Solo enjoy his steak dinner? It was Chewie!” it’s time to move on
Advice to the Young • One of the world’s most celebrated writers has much to share—though she sometimes wonders whether she should keep her thoughts to herself
“I NEVER THOUGHT OF IT THAT WAY” • HOW TO TALK TO PEOPLE EVEN IF YOU DISAGREE
Parenting, Passed Down • Genes aren’t the only things we inherit. Readers share the rules and traditions that made them the parents they are today.
PUT ME IN, COACH!
NIGHTMARE ON LAKE SUPERIOR • One by one, the three kayakers capsized in the cold, angry water. Then they became separated
FLIP THE ’SCRIPT • Before dialing your doctor, try finding relief with these simple home remedies that really work
The RD LIST • READ, WATCH, LISTEN
Brain GAMES • SHARPEN YOUR MIND
WORD POWER • The poet T. S. Eliot once wrote, “What we call the beginning is often the end... The end is where we start from.” That’s certainly true of these words: Each begins and ends with the same letter. Start with the quiz below, then come full circle by checking the answers on the next page.
A TRUSTED FRIEND IN A COMPLICATED WORLD