Todd Mohrmann, Tim Johnson

Todd Roger Mohrmann and Tim Johnson were married Sept. 29, at the Skylark, a cocktail lounge and events space in New York. Alan Berger, an officiant of the American Ethical Union, officiated. Mr. Mohrmann (left), 49, is the president of Dynamic Training, a consultancy that delivers staff training to health care and early childhood education…

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Emily Sparer, Lucas Fine

Emily Helen Sparer and Lucas Daniel Fine were married Sept. 29 at the Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, N.Y. Rabbi Jonathan Kligler officiated. Dr. Sparer-Fine, 32, is a research associate at Harvard’s T. H. Chan School of Public Health. She graduated from Barnard College and received both a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in…

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Carolyn Seib, Charles Le Père

Dr. Carolyn Dacey Seib and Charles Eugene Le Père were married Sept. 29 at the Barn at Green Valley, an events space in Fairfield, Calif. The Rev. Ariosto Coelho, a Roman Catholic priest, performed the ceremony. Dr. Seib, 36, is a general and endocrine surgeon at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center. She…

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Rose Schapiro, Thomas Lewek

Rose Dichter Schapiro and Thomas John Lewek were married Sept. 29 at the bride’s parents’ house in Philadelphia. They were wed under Pennsylvania’s self-uniting marriage statute; two friends, Alexander Preiss and Susannah Fishman, served as official witnesses. The bride, who is 31 and works in New York, is a program officer at the Tiger Foundation,…

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Why Do Ex-Boyfriends Come Back?

You must be familiar with the situation when your ex likes your photos on Instagram, texts you in social networks and offers to see each other for a cup of coffee, even if he is married. He sends flowers, types long texts, but doesn’t say he wants a relationship again. Exes like to appear suddenly…

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NEWS ANALYSIS: More Evidence That Nutrition Studies Don’t Always Add Up

In 2012, Dr. John Ioannidis, the chairman of disease prevention at Stanford, published a study titled “Is Everything We Eat Associated With Cancer?” He and a co-author randomly selected 50 recipes from a cookbook and discovered that 80 percent of the ingredients — mushrooms, peppers, olives, lobster, mustard, lemons — had been linked to either…

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Sloan Kettering Executive Turns Over Windfall Stake in Biotech Start-Up

This article was reported and written in a collaboration with ProPublica, the nonprofit journalism organization. A vice president of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has to turn over to the hospital nearly $1.4 million of a windfall stake in a biotech company, in light of a series of for-profit deals and industry conflicts at the…

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Mini-Vows: Starting Over on a Happier Note

Tiffany Lynn Jow and Wade James Michael were married Sept. 29 at Stumptown Coffee Roasters in Brooklyn. Ishraque H. Nazmi, a Universal Life minister and a friend of the couple, officiated. The bride, 34, is a design editor at Surface Media, an art and design magazine published in New York. She graduated from the University…

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Is Your Salad Habit Good for the Planet?

Every weekday, shortly after 11 a.m., a line forms at the Broadway and 38th Street location of Sweetgreen, the eco-conscious salad chain. By noon, the line has usually tripled in size. It often takes more than 15 minutes to get to the front. The scene is similar at the Chop’t at 41st and Broadway, or…

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