Medical News Today: This form of brain training may help treat severe schizophrenia

New research has revealed that targeted cognitive training can successfully reduce cognitive impairment in treatment-resistant schizophrenia. Altering certain neural pathways may improve cognitive ability in people with treatment-resistant schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is one of the 15 leading causes of disability globally. In the United States, this condition affects more than 3 million people. Symptoms of schizophrenia…

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Medical News Today: Who is most likely to experience ‘hangxiety?’

New research has found that very shy people are more likely to have anxiety, possibly at debilitating levels, during a hangover. The findings also suggest that for these people, «hangxiety» might signal a higher risk of alcohol dependence. Some people may experience debilitating anxiety after a night of heavy drinking. Alcohol use disorder (AUD), a…

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Emily Clonts, Juan Mazzini

Emily Ann Clonts and Juan Ignacio Mazzini were married Dec. 8 at Cypress Grove Estate House, an events space in Orlando, Fla. A. Kurt Ardaman, a notary public who is a friend of the Clonts family, officiated. The couple met at Princeton, from which each graduated, he magna cum laude. Mrs. Mazzini, 28, works in…

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Hannah Levinson, Jonathan Cross

Hannah Louise Levinson and Jonathan Brandon Burke Cross were married Dec. 8 at the Cosmos Club in Washington. The Rev. Dr. Bruce B. Lawrence, an Episcopal priest, officiated. Mrs. Cross, 30, is a health care law associate in the Washington office of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, a law firm. She graduated from the University…

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Yu-Ann Wang, Vikram Madan

Yu-Ann Wang and Vikram Madan were married Dec. 7 at San Francisco City Hall. Regina N. Bediako, a friend of the couple who was appointed a deputy marriage commissioner in San Francisco for the event, officiated. On Dec. 15, the couple is to have both a Hindu ceremony, led by a Hindu priest, and a…

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Nora Kelly, Douglas Lee

Nora Elizabeth Kelly and Douglas William Lee were married Dec. 8 at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia. Jeffrey Sandy, the bride’s uncle who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. The couple met in 2010 at the University of Delaware, from which they graduated. Ms. Kelly, 29, is a…

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Anna Balabanova, Ryan Shannahan

Dr. Anna Vladimirovna Balabanova and Cornelius Ryan Shannahan were married Dec. 8 at the First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest, Ill. The Rev. Kristie Finley, a Presbyterian minister, performed the ceremony. The bride, 28, and groom, 29, met at Northwestern, from which they graduated, and where she also received a medical degree, and he an…

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Kylie Thoman, Reid Ellison

Kylie Lynn Thoman and Reid William Ellison were married Dec. 8 at the Lyford Cay Club in Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas. The Venerable Keith Cartwright, the archdeacon of the Anglican Diocese of Southern Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands, officiated. Mrs. Ellison, 27, is a manager of product development on the enterprise digital and…

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Live-Streaming Your Broke Self for Rent Money

Jovan Hill, 25, dropped out of college and is unemployed. So how does he pay for his Brooklyn apartment and marijuana habit? His social media followers chip in. By Mike Vilensky Dec. 8, 2018 On a lazy Sunday in September, Jovan Hill, a 25-year-old unemployed man in Brooklyn, had a small ask for the 7,100…

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These Men Are Waiting to Share Some Feelings With You

On a Monday night in a sparsely decorated room in Midtown Manhattan, a group of approximately 20 men including an endocrinologist, a sportscaster, a policeman and an employee of the United Nations were baring their souls. “I’ve been digging deep with my girlfriend and we are having those talks about moving forward in our relationship,…

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