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To Your Good Health: Should you switch your vaccine brand for second booster?

DEAR DR. ROACH: My wife and I are both in our late 60s. She has gotten three doses of the Pfizer vaccine, and I have gotten three doses of the Moderna, only because that was what was available when we got our first dose. Because of our age, we are considering getting a second booster dose. I ...

Dear Annie: Singing with grandma, against all odds

Dear Annie: Growing up, my siblings and I were not particularly close with my father’s mother. My mom and dad had religious differences with Grandma, and she kept a distance from us. We were like the black sheep of the family! Years later, Grandma had Alzheimer’s. She attended a family ...

Passenger who landed plane says ‘hand of God’ was with him

A Florida man with no flying experience who kept his cool while landing a small plane says “the hand of God” was with him after the pilot collapsed at the controls. Darren Harrison told NBC’s “Today” show that he was relaxing with his feet up in the back of the single-engine Cessna ...

To Your Good Health: Choosing the best blood pressure drug depends on paitent

DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m trying to find the best high blood pressure drug with the least side effects for a Hispanic male, 77 years old, with swollen ankles at the end of the day and readings of 160/76 with a pulse of 64. Of all the drugs in the market for treating high blood pressure, which one ...

Dear Annie: What does it take to have a long, happy marriage?

Dear Annie: With an estimated 2.5 million couples planning on getting married this year, how can those of us who have successfully navigated marriage over the years help these couples succeed once the honeymoon phase begins to wane? The internet and social media are filled with marital doom ...

‘Top Gun’ sequel a welcome trip to the danger zone

Early on in “Top Gun: Maverick,” Tom Cruise hops on his sleek motorcycle, wearing Aviator sunglasses and a leather jacket with patches, and speeds into a time machine. No, that’s not right. It’s actually us who take a trip back. More than 30 years after Cruise smirked his way to the ...