Corinne Lewis, Megan Myers

Corinne Paige Lewis and Megan Lee Myers were married May 31 at the marriage bureau in Brooklyn. Huiling Zheng, a staff member of the city clerk’s office, officiated. On June 1, R. Lee Farmer, a friend of the couple, led them in their vows at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Ms. Lewis (left), 29, is a senior…

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Caroline Quigley, Frederick Adler

Caroline Denison Quigley and Frederick George Adler were married June 1 at the University Club of New York. Chaplain Jewelnel Davis, the Columbia University chaplain, officiated, leading the ceremony with Cantor Laura Stein. The bride and groom, both 27, met at the University of Pennsylvania, from which they each graduated cum laude. In August, each…

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Law backs doctors who prescribe opioids to the dying

Some doctors fear litigation and professional ruin if they are seen to have overprescribed opioids to terminally ill patients, according to a University of Queensland researcher. Palliative care expert Professor Geoffrey Mitchell said opioid overuse and some states’ new assisted dying legislation had put end-of-life care clinicians created a «perfect storm» of fear for clinicians…

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Enzalutamide improves survival for men with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer

IMAGE: Christopher Sweeney, MBBS of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology. view more  Credit: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute After 3 years, 80% of men with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer who received enzalutamide along with testosterone suppression were alive compared to 72% of men who received standard care. Chicago — Enzalutamide, an oral androgen receptor inhibitor,…

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Alexander Wang Celebrates American Sportswear Icons in Spring 2020 Show

Getty Images Can you buy into the American Dream the same way you buy clothes? Alexander Wang wants to know. His latest collection put our national style on blast, mixing the Instagram A-List (Kendall! Kaia! Pete Davidson?!) with knowing nods to hip hop royalty, rodeo cowgirls, and country club cliques. Here’s the cheat sheet of…

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A Drug Prolonged Life in Younger Women With Advanced Breast Cancer

A drug that can slow the progression of advanced breast cancer has been shown for the first time to lengthen survival in women whose disease started before or during menopause, researchers reported on Saturday. In patients who took the drug along with a standard treatment, 70 percent were still alive three and a half years…

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Happy Global Running Day

Welcome to the Running newsletter! Every Saturday morning, we email runners with news, advice and some motivation to help you get up and running. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. This Wednesday, June 5, is Global Running Day. Is it a made-up holiday? Sort of. But unlike many made-up holidays dedicated to…

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A ‘Leap of Faith’ for Two Scholars of Theology

The Rev. John Russell Stanger and Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons were married June 1 at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Kentucky. The Rev. Lauren Jones Mayfield, a United Church of Christ minister, performed the ceremony. Mr. Stanger (left), 32, is the pastor of United Presbyterian Church in Lebanon, Ky., and a psychotherapist in private practice in Louisville.…

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A Conversation With the ‘Queen of Cake’

Sylvia Weinstock is known among fans as the “queen of cake,” for her ornate, colorful and realistic confectionery designs. But she didn’t start out in the baking business. “In 1975, I went skiing with my family. I don’t like to ski, so I baked instead,” she said. A former schoolteacher, she didn’t bake professionally until…

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