Cindy Pan, Colin Sullivan

Cindy Su Pan and Colin Alexander Sullivan were married Sept. 15 at Academy Mansion, an events space in New York. Kevin T. Sullivan, a brother of the groom who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. The couple met at Columbia, from which they graduated, the groom cum laude. The bride, who is…

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Retro Report: How an Unsolved Mystery Changed the Way We Take Pills

Odds are that you have had moments of frustration trying to open new bottles of aspirin or other over-the-counter medications. Perhaps your fingernails are not up to the task of breaking the seal on the plastic wrap. Or maybe the pop-up cap is a challenge, seemingly designed to be not only childproof but also adultproof.…

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Justin Bieber Is a Walking Art Project on Date With Hailey Baldwin

Getty ImagesJames Devaney Possible newlyweds Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin stepped out for some Starbucks last night in New York, and well, you couldn’t miss them. Justin, whose fashion choices have become a spectacle this year, dared to wear his most colorful outfit yet: a technicolor tracksuit. Getty ImagesJames Devaney Advertisement — Continue Reading Below…

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Aspirin Late in Life? Healthy People May Not Need It

Should older people in good health start taking aspirin to prevent heart attacks, strokes, dementia and cancer? No, according to a study of more than 19,000 people, including whites 70 and older, and blacks and Hispanics 65 and older. They took low-dose aspirin — 100 milligrams — or a placebo every day for a median…

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Victoria Beckham Sells Her Clothes Herself

Advertisement The former Spice Girl, showing her clothing in London for the first time in 10 years of collections, ran her own cash register for the afternoon. Sept. 16, 2018 Image Victoria Beckham, spring 2019.CreditTom Jamieson for The New York Times LONDON — Victoria Beckham did not want her runway show on the Sunday of…

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Medical News Today: Chronic pain and the power of placebo

A new study has asked whether certain people with chronic pain should be given sugar pills to manage their symptoms. Scientists tap into the individual differences that make some people more susceptible to a placebo. Brain anatomy and personality type may influence susceptibility to the placebo effect. A placebo is a medical intervention — be…

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Where a Sore Throat Becomes a Death Sentence

They shared Charlotte’s home — one room, eight feet by eight feet, with rough concrete walls, a tin roof and a dirt floor. It was crammed into a warren of dwellings on the side of a hill, down a steep flight of uneven stone steps from the road. The sisters slept together in a bed…

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A Boy Named Chance in a Land Without Heart Surgeons

Advertisement I went to Kigali in Rwanda to report on the type of heart disease afflicting Chance and millions of other young people. I was supposed to be a fly on the wall. Before I knew it, I was trying to help. Image From left, Chance Mwunguzi, Innocent Nsabimana and Alexis Nshimiyimana, who became friends…

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Medical News Today: Three daily servings of dairy may keep your heart healthy

A large observational study recently published in the journal The Lancet examines the link between the consumption of whole-fat dairy and cardiovascular health. Dairy products may benefit cardiovascular health, says new research. The United States Department of Agriculture and American Heart Association (AHA) both recommend that adults do not exceed three servings of low-fat dairy…

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Blair Miller, Benjamin Patton

Blair Emily Miller and Benjamin Wilson Patton were married Sept. 15 at Green Meadow Farms, an organic vegetable and flower farm in South Hamilton, Mass. The Rev. Michael Rudzena, who was ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, officiated at a nondenominational ceremony. The bride, who is 38 and works in New York, invests in socially…

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