How TikTok Is Rewriting the World

Hello, person who is, statistically speaking, a human adult aged approximately “millennial” to “boomer.” The analytics suggest a high likelihood that you’re aware there is an app named TikTok, and a similarly high likelihood that you’re not totally sure what it’s all about. Maybe you asked someone younger in your life, and they tried to…

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Medical News Today: Stress: A feeling of control may limit its negative effects

Researchers conducted a study on rats and revealed that the possibility of controlling the source of stress may be key to reducing its impact. Controlling stress is important to reducing its negative consequences. Everybody experiences stress at some point in their lives. Sometimes, stress can be a positive force and lead to positive outcomes. However,…

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How yo-yo dieting impacts women’s heart health

New research reveals worrying associations between yo-yo dieting and seven well-established markers of cardiovascular health. New research looks into how yo-yo dieting may affect a woman’s cardiovascular health. As if losing weight wasn’t hard enough, up to 80 percent of people who manage to lose more than 10 percent of their body weight end up…

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Elizabeth Schoenbach, Brandon Baron

Elizabeth Amanda Schoenbach and Brandon Eric Baron were married March 9 at the Pierre Hotel in New York. Rabbi Douglas Sagal officiated with Cantor Martha Novick taking part. Mrs. Baron, 27, is a psychotherapist at the Motherhood Center in New York, which specializes in women’s mental health. She graduated, cum laude, from Syracuse and received…

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Veraliz Mercado, Al-Amir Jordan

Veraliz Mercado and Al-Amir Haniff Jordan were married March 9 at Bellerose Assembly of God in Bellerose, Queens. Pastor Dominick J. Cotignola, affiliated with the Pentecostal Assemblies of God and the senior pastor at the church, officiated. Mrs. Jordan, 30, is a building administrator at the Gilman Management Company, a property manager based in Great…

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Megan McCarthy, Ted McLaughlin

Megan Kathleen McCarthy and Edward Thomas McLaughlin were married March 9 in a self-uniting ceremony at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. Bill Robling, an actor portraying Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin, led the couple in their vows. Ms. McCarthy, 37, is the vice president for major gifts at the Academy. She was, until…

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Betty Stolpen, Adam Weiner

Anastasia Elisabeth-Haft Stolpen and Adam Brett Weiner were married March 9 at the Bowery Hotel in New York. Dr. Ronald B. Sobel, a senior rabbi emeritus at New York City’s Temple Emanu-El, officiated, with Ann E. Sheffer, the bride’s mother and a former justice of the peace in Westport, Conn., taking part in the ceremony.…

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Lauren Youngman, John Bartnicki

Lauren Olivia Youngman and John Henry Bartnicki were married March 9 at the SmogShoppe, an events space in Culver City, Calif. Michael Cavalluzzi, a cousin of the groom who received a one-day status as a marriage officiant by Los Angeles County, officiated. The bride, 32, is an associate specializing in family law at Youngman Reitshtein,…

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Elizabeth Warnack, Andrew Gorman

Dr. Elizabeth Mesa Warnack and Andrew Marrott Gorman were married March 8 at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau. Angel L. Lopez, a staff member of the City Clerk’s Office, officiated. The bride, 30, is a fourth-year general surgery resident at NYU School of Medicine. She graduated cum laude from Dartmouth and received a medical degree from…

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Erica Sackin, David Stroup

Erica Jane Sackin and David Richard Stroup were married March 9 at Republic Restoratives, a distillery and event space in Washington. Seashore R. May, an aunt of the bride, received temporary authorization to officiate from the District of Columbia. Ms. Sackin, 38, is the senior director of communications and a public spokeswoman for Planned Parenthood…

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