Alice Drain, Benjamin Gluckstern

Dr. Alice Elizabeth Drain and Benjamin Lee Gluckstern were married May 18 at the Rhinecliff, a hotel in Rhinebeck, N.Y. Robert D. Drain, the father of the bride who is a judge in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, officiated. Dr. Drain, 30, is a urology resident in New…

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Olivia Swider, Michael Fleming

Olivia Deborah Swider and Michael Patrick Fleming were married May 18 in an outdoor ceremony at Beach 86th Street in Far Rockaway, Queens. Eileen Fleming, a sister of the groom who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. The bride, 31, is the operations manager for Friedman Benda gallery, an art gallery in…

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Karen Fry, Robert Dinerstein

Karen Ann Fry and Robert Charles Dinerstein were married May 18 at the University Club of New York. Jesse D. Hendrich, a minister of the Church of Spiritual Humanism, officiated. Mrs. Dinerstein, 76, retired as the assistant vice president for finance and administration in the facilities management department at Columbia University in New York. She…

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Sophie Snyder, Jay Cavanagh

Sophie Lane Snyder and Jay Charles Cavanagh were married May 18 at the Wynn, a casino and hotel in Las Vegas. Spencer W. Pratt, the bride’s brother-in-law, officiated, having been certified by Clark County in Nevada for this event. Mrs. Cavanagh, 33, is a marketing manager of Land O’ Lakes, the dairy products company in…

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Caroline Chao, Eric Su

Caroline Chao and Eric Su were married May 18 at Bear Flag Farm, an events space in Winters, Calif. Judge Margaret Fujioka of the Alameda County Superior Court and mother of the bride, officiated. The couple met at the University of Pennsylvania, from which the bride graduated magna cum laude and the groom summa cum…

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Charlotte Alter, Mark Chiusano

Charlotte Alter and Mark Chiusano were married May 18 in the backyard of the bride’s parent’s home in Montclair, N.J. Amanda Claybaugh, who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated, incorporating Jewish traditions. The couple met at Harvard, from which they each graduated, she cum laude and he magna cum laude. Ms. Alter,…

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Growth in life expectancy in Australia slows, research finds

After 20 years of rapid increases in life expectancy at birth, the rate of growth in Australia is now falling behind most other high-income nations, meaning better control of health risk factors such as obesity will be needed if further life expectancy increases are to be achieved, research shows. Published today by the Medical Journal…

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Big data reveals hidden subtypes of sepsis

VIDEO: Dr. Christopher Seymour, of UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, explains why sepsis is not just one disease and how we should treat it differently. view more  PITTSBURGH, May 19, 2019 — Much like cancer, sepsis isn’t simply one condition but rather many conditions that could benefit from different treatments, according to…

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Walking and strength training may decrease the risk of dying from liver disease

San Diego, Calif. (May 19, 2019) — Physical activity, including walking and muscle-strengthening activities, were associated with significantly reduced risk of cirrhosis-related death, according to research presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2019. Chronic liver disease is increasing, partly due to the obesity epidemic, and currently there are no guidelines for the optimal type of…

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Researchers document impact of coffee on bowels

San Diego, Calif. (May 19, 2019) — Coffee drinkers know that coffee helps keep the bowels moving, but researchers in Texas are trying to find out exactly why this is true, and it doesn’t seem to be about the caffeine, according to a study presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2019. Researchers, feeding rats coffee…

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