Leora Kulak, Jeffrey Mah

Leora Ronit Kulak and Jeffrey Mah were married Nov. 5 at Carmel Valley Ranch, a resort in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif. Rabbi Leah Novick officiated. Mrs. Mah, 40, is a director for brand partnerships at HelloSociety, a social media marketing and technology agency in Manhattan that is owned by The New York Times Company. She received a…

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Melanie Blair, Evan Thies

Melanie Alison Blair and Evan Robert Thies were married Nov. 10 at the Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn. Nicholas Caruso, a friend of the couple who is a Universal Life minister, officiated. Ms. Blair, 29, is a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology at CUNY Graduates Center, Queens College. She works in Glen Oaks, N.Y., as a…

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Erica Edwards, Adam Kinon

Erica Lindsey Edwards and Adam Brandon Kinon were married Nov. 9 at Oheka Castle in Huntington, N.Y. Rabbi Ronnie Kehati officiated. The bride, 32, is the executive director for digital sales in New York at the Meredith Corporation, the media conglomerate. She graduated summa cum laude from Hofstra. She is a daughter of Bonnie Edwards…

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Kimberly Greer, Michael Singer

Kimberly Rae Greer and Michael Eric Singer were married Nov. 10 at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park. Rabbi Ian S. Jacknis officiated. The bride, 28, and groom, 27, met at Fordham, from which each received a law degree, she cum laude. Mrs. Singer serves as a law clerk to Katharine H. Parker, a magistrate…

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Rachel Quint, Aaron Sherman

Rachel Mallory Quint and Aaron Benjamin Sherman are to be married Nov. 11 in Sonoma, Calif. Rabbi Adir Yolkut, a friend of the groom, is to officiate at Jacuzzi Family Vineyards. Ms. Quint, 30, is a strategy manager for the International Rescue Committee, a humanitarian aid and refugee relief organization based in New York. She…

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Vitamin D and Fish Oils Are Ineffective for Preventing Cancer and Heart Disease

In recent years, many Americans have embraced vitamin D and fish oil pills, their enthusiasm fueled by a steady trickle of suggestive research studies linking higher levels of vitamin D with lower rates of cancer and other ills, and fish consumption with reduced heart disease. Now a large and rigorous government-funded randomized trial — the…

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Signs of a Truly Equal Relationship

Feminist values do not contradict the desire to create a family. The main thing is to find a person who will share your beliefs. Approaching relations as a partnership is the surest way to create a healthy family. The family model is laid from the first days of living together. Here are some expert tips…

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Mini-Vows: ‘An Impossible Dream Come True’

Elizabeth Kapu’uwailani Lindsey and George D. Crowley III are to be married Nov. 11 at the Butterfly Conservatory, Fairchild Garden in Coral Gables, Fla. Ashley Jansen, a friend of the couple who was ordained by the Renewal of the Spirit Institute, is to officiate in a nondenominational ceremony. The bride, who is 62 and will…

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The Fashion World Is Changing. Will the Victoria’s Secret Show?

Getty ImagesTIMOTHY A. CLARY Since it launched in 1995, the Victoria’s Secret fashion show has become a global spectacle of toned bodies, feathery costume wings, big hair, and bright white smiles, consumed by millions across TV and social media. It bolsters the superstardom of the models it casts, with alumna including Tyra Banks and Gisele…

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The Chemists’ War

WASHINGTON — Under a canopy of poplar and oak trees, a team of geophysicists surveyed the forest floor for century-old wartime relics. They positioned an electromagnetic scanner atop the carpet of leaves while the delicate instrument harvested data about objects in the soil beneath. In 1918, mortars and artillery shells arched toward this spot near…

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