First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at Johnson & Johnson

Did the people who brought you baby powder and baby shampoo also bring you the opioid crisis? That will be the question before an Oklahoma judge starting Tuesday, as the first civil trial takes off on the long, nationwide runway of trials against prescription opioid manufacturers, distributors and sellers. Oklahoma is squaring off against Johnson…

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Craft Brewers Lighten Up and Take Aim at the ‘Sweaty Consumer’

For Sam Calagione, a founder of the craft brewery Dogfish Head, his company’s efforts to get healthier had a selfish origin. “I started to notice that I was getting an everything bagel on my midriff,” said Mr. Calagione, attributing the weight gain to the multiple beers he drinks daily for work. “So I was like,…

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Parmigiana with Potatoes

A delicious dish, prepared by analogy of Italian Parmigiana, only here instead of eggplant, is a potatoes. Bake at 356F about 40-50 min/ or until golden brown and soft potatoes.

Medical News Today: Antibiotics may help curb Alzheimer’s symptoms

Research showed that an antibiotic mix impacted the gut bacteria in mice to the point that it slowed the growth and development of Alzheimer’s, but only in males. New research in mice suggests that antibiotics may reduce Alzheimer’s symptoms by impacting the gut bacteria. The study, conducted at The University of Chicago, IL, demonstrated how…

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Medical News Today: Plastic pollution harms oxygen-producing bacteria

Did you know that a species of bacteria that resides in the ocean is responsible for producing 10% of the oxygen that we breathe in? Now, a new study has found that the plastic polluting the world’s oceans is negatively affecting the oxygen levels that these bacteria produce. The plastics that people throw in the…

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Mariko Ashley, Michael Han

Mariko Mae Ashley and Michael Ye Han were married May 24 by Paula Brownhill, a judge at the Clatsop County Circuit Courthouse in Astoria, Ore. The bride, 30, works in San Francisco as a labor and employment lawyer for Jackson Lewis a law firm based in White Plains. She graduated from Mount Holyoke College in…

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Johanna Jetton, Philip Narodick

Johanna Delaney Jetton and Philip Howard Narodick are to be married May 26 at Camp Navarro in Navarro, Calif. Ilyse Iris Magy, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, is to officiate. The bride, 30, is a certified nurse midwife at Kaiser Permanente in Santa Rosa, Calif. She…

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Alexandra Ignatius, Thomas Weishan

Alexandra Sarah Ignatius and Thomas James Weishan were married May 25 in Washington. The Rev. Brooks F. Hundley, an Episcopal priest, officiated at the Little Sanctuary, the chapel at St. Albans School, where he is a chaplain. Ms. Ignatius, 31, is a senior account supervisor for corporate affairs and crisis communications at Edelman, the Chicago…

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Shruti Sehgal, Julian Horwitz

Shruti Sehgal and Dr. Julian Kravtin Horwitz were married May 25 at the Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City, Utah. Rabbi David Levinsky officiated. Earlier in the day, Pandit Vineet Chander led a ceremony with Hindu influences. Ms. Sehgal, 30, is a vice president for technology and innovation clients at BerlinRosen, a public relations firm…

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