Mini-Vows: A Merging of ‘Two Different Worlds’

Hedieh Fakhriyazdi and Michael Anthony Pasnello II were married May 17 at the Foundry, an events space in Long Island City, Queens. The Rev. Brian Van Fossen, a Roman Catholic priest, officiated. Earlier in the day, the couple took part in a Baha’i Faith marriage ceremony led by Trisha Irons, a longtime friend of the…

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In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing

BALTIMORE — Heroin has ravaged this city since the early 1960s, fueling desperation and crime that remain endemic in many neighborhoods. But lately, despite heroin’s long, deep history here, users say it has become nearly impossible to find. Heroin’s presence is fading up and down the Eastern Seaboard, from New England mill towns to rural…

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Button batteries can rapidly damage stomach lining before symptoms appear

San Diego, CA (May 18, 2019) — Damage to the lining of the stomach can occur quickly when children swallow button batteries; therefore, clinicians should consider prompt endoscopic removal, even when the child is symptom free and the battery has passed safely through the narrow esophagus, according to research presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)…

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Medical News Today: How to tell if eggs are still good

Eggs are a healthful source of protein and other essential nutrients. Although properly stored eggs have a decent shelf life, they can eventually spoil. However, there are several simple ways in which a person can check whether an egg is still good to eat. In this article, we look at some straightforward ways to tell…

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WIRECUTTER: The Best Gear for Car Camping

As great as backpacking in the wilderness can be, far from cell towers and civilization, it can’t beat the sweet simplicity of car camping. Just toss your gear (and children, if you have any) in the back of the car, roll down the windows and aim for the nearest state park. And if you bring…

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What Is Actually Happening With Britney Spears?

Image Britney Spears in October when she announced “Britney: Domination,” a residency that was set to run at the Park MGM in Las Vegas. The shows have been put on hold indefinitely.CreditSteve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun, via Associated Press In recent weeks, Britney Spears has burst back into the spotlight, as her private turmoil has led…

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