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Temporary loss of memory triggered by stress

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 67-year-old woman in good health. I received two doses of the Moderna vaccine. Within 16 hours of receiving the second dose I developed what was ultimately diagnosed as transient global amnesia after an extensive workup at our local hospital. My family was extremely ...

Mass inoculations fought off smallpox as freedom rang

Many Americans of the founding era denounced government tyranny, celebrated the Declaration of Independence — and favored lockdowns and mass inoculations to combat a viciously contagious disease. Unchecked, smallpox kills more than one in 10 of its victims, leaving many of the rest ...

President Biden’s weak leadership is creating crises at home and abroad

Fewer than nine months into his term, President Joe Biden has created economic, border, and national security crises that have undermined America’s strength at home and abroad. First, there is the economic crisis. Inflation is rising across the board, forcing people to pay more for ...

Neglected by husband

Dear Annie: I’m tired. I have been in a six-year relationship with talks of marriage but no engagement yet. He was married before, while I have never been married. My boyfriend is 47, and I’m 41. I have given him six years of my life. He knows by now if he wants to spend the rest of his ...

Even normal hearts sometimes have abnormal heartbeats

DEAR DR. ROACH: I was diagnosed with paroxysmal atrial tachycardia when I was 5 years old. I had an ablation to treat it when I was 48, which was successful. I have always had and continue to have abnormal heartbeats, especially when I get sick or tired, and when I was pregnant. For the past ...

Applause, Applause!

Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. Lots of APPLAUSE and kudos to the members and volunteers that helped the Southern Clinton County Sportsmen’s Club conduct the recent field day for the youth graduates ...