Mini-Vows: He Had Her With ‘Sincere Hug-Hello’

Jessica Lauren Pantzer and Scott Ryan James were married Oct. 27 at the Wagner at the Battery, a hotel in New York. Rabbi Linda Henry Goodman officiated. The bride, who is 40 and works remotely from Los Angeles, is a vice president, portfolio manager, for CDM New York, a health care advertising agency in New…

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Encounters: Amanda Peet Struggles With Her Tennis Game

Amanda Peet’s first ball smacked right into the net. So did the second. The third? That one whammed right into the groin of the Sanjin Kunovac, her tennis coach. “I’m so sorry,” she said with a shriek. “We haven’t had our children yet,” he said, trying to straighten up. It was a recent Thursday afternoon…

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Why Is CBD Everywhere?

It’s hard to say the precise moment when CBD, the voguish cannabis derivative, went from being a fidget spinner alternative for stoners to a mainstream panacea. Maybe it was in January, when Mandy Moore, hours before the Golden Globes, told Coveteur that she was experimenting with CBD oil to relieve the pain from wearing high…

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Check In: Hotel Review: In Newport Beach, Calif., Bucking the Tide

Rates From $300 Basics The 135-room Lido House, which opened in April, flips the script of the standard, Southern California beach hotel. Instead of a hacienda-style sprawl of buildings or a glassy modern tower, the property is anchored by a newly constructed Cape Cod style mansion. That makes its fun, funky interior design accents all…

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Trilobites: Why Textbooks May Need to Update What They Say About Birth Canals

Look up the term “pelvic canal” in the typical anatomy or obstetric textbook, and you likely will find a description such as this: “Well-built healthy women, who had a good diet during their childhood growth period, usually have a broad pelvis.” Such a pelvis, the text continues, enables “the least difficulty during childbirth.” But such…

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Medical News Today: New drug kills antibiotic-resistant bacteria in clinical trial

Antibiotic resistance is a major obstacle that modern medicine is currently grappling with. It has created crisis situations around the world, and researchers are trying to find solutions. One clinical trial is now breaking the superbug barrier. A new antibiotic has proved its worth in the fight against drug-resistant bacteria. Bacteria can cause a range…

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Gilberto Benetton, 77, Dies; Expanded Family Clothing Company

ROME — Gilberto Benetton, who drove the expansion of the family clothing business known for its colorful sweaters and provocative advertisements into investments in agriculture, real estate, highways and other nonwoolen enterprises, died on Monday in Treviso, Italy. He was 77. A spokesman for the family’s holding company, Edizione, confirmed the death without specifying the…

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Why Private Equity Is Furious Over a Paper in a Dermatology Journal

Early this month, a respected medical journal published a research paper on its website that analyzed the effects of a business trend roiling the field of dermatology: the rapid entrance of private equity firms into the specialty by buying and running practices around the country. Eight days later, after an outcry from private equity executives…

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