Medical News Today: Too much iron may cause skin infections

One global study that investigated the role of iron in a variety of health conditions has found that excess iron may lead to a higher risk of bacterial skin infections. Excessive iron levels may be linked to skin infections such as abscesses. Iron is an essential mineral. All human cells contain some iron, but around…

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Medical News Today: Cognitive decline: A personalized approach could be key

Researchers have designed a brain aging model to investigate the factors that contribute to cognitive decline, borrowing principles from precision medicine. How can we tackle cognitive decline? Cognitive decline affects a person’s ability to focus, remember, and make decisions. Its severity can range from mild to severe, and it may lead to dementia, in the…

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A Monster to History, Stalin Is a Tourist Magnet in His Hometown

GORI, Georgia — Here are just a few of the fun facts that visitors learn during a guided tour of the Stalin Museum in Gori, the small Georgian town where the former Soviet leader was born. Joseph Stalin was a good singer. He wrote poems. During his reign, 9,000 state enterprises were started. One of…

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Katherine Dopulos, Nicholas McCormick

Katherine Marie Dopulos and Nicholas Michael McCormick were married June 29 in Syracuse. The Rev. Dr. Brian E. Konkol, a Lutheran minister and the dean of Syracuse University’s Hendricks Chapel, performed the ceremony there. Mrs. McCormick, 28, is a lead analyst in the Syracuse office of Bank of New York Mellon. She graduated from Haverford…

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Margaret Thornton, Nathan Reeder

Margaret Elizabeth Thornton and Nathan Bart Reeder were married June 29 at Nesselrod Bed and Breakfast in Radford, Va. The Rev. Rachel Wenner Gardner, an Episcopal priest, performed the ceremony. The bride, 32, is studying for a Ph.D. in educational leadership and policy at the University of Virginia, from which she graduated and also received…

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Kelly McCampbell, David Boyajian

Kelly Ann McCampbell and David John Boyajian were married June 29 at the Chapel of St. Edward the Confessor at Casady School in Oklahoma City. The Rev. John Marlin, an Episcopal priest, performed the ceremony. The bride, 29, is a senior consultant in New York at Deloitte Consulting, where she works with national security clients.…

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Rina Cohen, Eric Weil

Rina Malia Cohen and Eric Jacob Weil are to be married June 30. Rabbi Yale M. Fishman is to officiate at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange, N.J. The bride, 29, will take her husband’s name. She is an account manager at BluPrint Digital, an advertising company in Los Angeles that specializes in theater.…

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Lillian Cunningham, Jim Tankersley

Lillian Cunningham and Jim Tankersley were married June 24 at Theodore Roosevelt County Park in Montauk, N.Y. The Rev. Nathan A. Barczi, a Presbyterian minister who is a college friend of the groom, officiated. Ms. Cunningham, 35, is a journalist at The Washington Post, where she has created and hosted several podcasts on American history,…

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Jeanine Pang, Brent Parsons

Jeanine Celeste Pang and Brent David Parsons were married June 24 at San Francisco City Hall. Norm Dito, a deputy marriage commissioner, officiated. On June 8, Jeffrey J. Yu, a cousin of the bride, led the couple in their vows, with Jeff Parsons, a brother of the groom, participating at El Fenn, a private riad…

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Nicole Rosen, Michael Singer

Nicole Suzanne Rosen and Michael Brandon Singer were married June 29 at the St. Regis in Manhattan. Rabbi Eric Eisenkramer officiated. Mrs. Singer, 33, is a development officer at the Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation in the Bronx. She graduated cum laude from N.Y.U., from which she also received a master’s degree in real…

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