Medical News Today: Can exercise lower blood pressure as effectively as drugs?

Millions of people live with high blood pressure, which can place them at risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. For this condition, doctors typically prescribe blood-lowering drugs, but could exercise help just as well? A new study suggests that exercise can be just as effective as drugs when it comes to keeping blood pressure under control.…

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What Is a Breadcrumb Relationship?

Girls often write to us with a request to help them understand the reasons for men’s actions: why they show their girlfriend that they like her, and then they don’t want to date. Men make a lot of compliments and then ignore the girl. They write romantic messages without the slightest hint of a date.…

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Medical News Today: Does magnesium hold the key to vitamin D benefits?

New research finds that magnesium may hold the key to understanding how vitamin D levels relate to health and disease. A recent study investigates the importance of magnesium in vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, has enjoyed something of a celebrity status, receiving praise for a multitude of health benefits.…

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Bridget Gabbe, Sanjay Raveendranath

Bridget Coyne Gabbe and Sanjay Raveendranath were married Dec. 29 at Liberty Warehouse in Brooklyn. Rabbi Andrue Kahn officiated, with John R. Tunheim, the chief judge of the United States District Court, Minnesota, taking part. The bride, 31, is an actress who has appeared on the television shows “Blue Bloods” (CBS), “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix),…

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Lucy Fang, Di Pan

Shuai Fang and Di Pan were married Dec. 29 at Kualoa Ranch, an events space in Kaneohe, Hawaii. Jenny Warshafsky, a friend of the couple who was ordained through American Marriage Ministries, officiated. The bride and groom met at Princeton, from which each graduated, he with high honors. Mrs. Pan, 28, is known as Lucy.…

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Ruby Gill, Raja Narayan

Ruby Kaur Gill and Dr. Raja Ravinel Narayan were married Dec. 29 at the Fairmont San Jose hotel in San Jose, Calif. Pundit Parma Sharma, a Hindu priest, officiated. Dr. Gill, 31, is a product manager at Dave Health, a company that develops medical devices in San Mateo, Calif. She graduated from Boston University and…

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Charlotte Williamson, Michael Croteau

Charlotte Anne Williamson and Michael David Croteau were married Dec. 29 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Newton Lower Falls, Mass. The Rev. George R. Stevens, an Episcopal priest, performed the ceremony. The couple met at Bowdoin College, from which each graduated, the groom magna cum laude. The bride, 25, is a fourth-year medical student…

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Bronwyn Haltom, Thomas Midanek

Bronwyn Anne-Thompson Haltom and Thomas Hicks Midanek were married Dec. 29 at Loft 310, an events space in Kalamazoo, Mich. Randy Campbell, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated. The bride, 27, and groom, 29, own THM Consulting, a political and marketing consulting firm based in Kalamazoo,…

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