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DEAR DOCTORS: I wonder if there have been any updates on that breathing technique called IMST? It was being studied because it can lower systolic blood pressure. I’m on blood pressure meds, and when I meet with my cardiologist, I want to talk to him about trying this method.

CUMBERLAND — Braddock on Broadway will present “Guys and Dolls Jr.” in the Braddock Middle School auditorium beginning Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. Other showtimes include Jan. 29 and Feb. 4-5 at 7 p.m. and Jan. 30 and Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. The drama club will collect donations at the door.

DEAR AMY: I have noticed in many responses about COVID-19, you and many others have said things like, “When this is over, we can get together” or, “When we reach the end of the virus, life will return to normal.”

The Frostburg House and Garden Club conducts a holiday cheer project for the residents of Frostburg’s two nursing homes, delivering 190 gift bags filled with baked goods, personal products, decorations and items for wrapping. Above, from the left, Mountain City Center for Rehabilitation and …

CUMBERLAND — The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration’s Highway Safety Office is asking passengers to speak up if they see family or friends engaging in dangerous driving behaviors. Preliminary data shows that 80 motor vehicle passengers were killed in crashes in Maryland last year. During …

DEAR DOCTORS: When someone tests positive for COVID-19 now, what are they supposed to do? So much has changed since the pandemic started, what with the vaccines and the boosters and the different variants. Now they’re even changing how long you’re supposed to isolate. I’m confused.

CUMBERLAND — Maryland Leadership Workshops, a division of Leadership Maryland, announces that registration for its summer programs is now open for middle and high school students. The residential program will be held at Washington College in Chestertown.

CUMBERLAND — A casting call is scheduled Jan. 29 and Feb. 5 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. for a new original play, “Almost Heaven,” a musical drama to be performed at the Cumberland Theatre. The auditions are set in the Allegany Arts Council Community Room at 9 N. Centre Street.

CUMBERLAND — Riley’s Way Foundation has opened its Call for Kindness program where youth 13 to 22 years old can submit a proposal for a project that will bring more kindness into the world.

KEYSER, W.Va. — West Virginia University Potomac State College students attended the 94th National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis as members of the state’s FFA Environmental and Natural Resources Team.

Dear readers: we have recently received a number of inquiries about how those with mental health disorders should approach dating relationships. Given the volume and intensity of the letters on this topic, we will create a “series” on this topic, each tuesday for the next five weeks. Our tea…

DEAR DOCTORS: Our teenage son’s vaping habit has his mother and me quite worried about his health. Nothing we’ve said so far has had any impact. I recently read that vaping can cause erectile dysfunction in young men. Is that true? If so, we may have finally found a persuasive argument for h…

DEAR AMY: In 2019, after a five-year-long process to make up his mind, my son married a young woman who is the only child of an Indian couple whose own marriage was arranged.

DR. WALLACE: I’m a junior in college, and recently in one of my business classes, my professor started lecturing about how people of my generation present themselves in a lazy and sloppy fashion most of the time and no longer dress for success. He even mentioned that he thinks it’s inappropr…