Medical News Today: New study links air pollution with atherosclerosis

New research suggests that chronic exposure to ambient ozone may raise the risk of atherosclerosis and harm arterial health. New findings indicate that smog, which largely consists of ambient ozone, may lead to atherosclerosis, a cardiovascular condition. Atherosclerosis is the result of fatty deposits — such as cholesterol, fat, or cellular waste — accumulating inside…

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Russell Harvard, Reaching Beyond ‘King Lear’

Even though he gouges out eyeballs eight times a week, Russell Harvard seems like a really nice guy. When I tell the actor that I have a cold, as we sit in a corner of the Lambs Club in the theater district, he insists on pouring me a glass of the jasmine, elderflower and violet…

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Confirm or Deny: Russell Harvard

Maureen Dowd: You keep a stack of two-dollar bills to randomly hand out to hard-working people. Russell Harvard: I do, from time to time, because when I give the two-dollar bills, their faces light up! I love seeing that. You kept the fringed jacket you wore as the assassin Mr. Wrench in “Fargo.” Yes, from…

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Medical News Today: Is virtual reality the next frontier of Alzheimer’s diagnosis?

New research that aimed to highlight the potential of new technologies to diagnose disease has suggested that virtual reality may play a crucial role in monitoring Alzheimer’s disease. VR headsets may soon serve as a better alternative to standard testing for Alzheimer’s. Dementia is a general term to describe the impairment of cognitive functions such…

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Corinne Warren, John Sawyer Jr.

Corinne Elizabeth Warren and John Ansel Sawyer Jr. were married June 1 at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore. Heather Rathbone, a Universal Life minister, officiated. Ms. Warren, 29, is a trial lawyer for the Maryland office of the public defender in Baltimore. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University and received a law degree…

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Alexandra Peacock, Katrina Fahey

Alexandra Peacock and Katrina Sachs Fahey were married June 1. Katherine R. Canny, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for this event, officiated at the Santa Margarita Ranch in Santa Margarita, Calif. The couple met at the University of Michigan, from which each received a law degree. Ms. Peacock (left),…

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Emily Hogikyan, Thaddeus Chatto

Dr. Emily Margaret Hogikyan and Thaddeus Joseph Chatto were married June 1 at the Old St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Detroit. The Most Rev. Bernardito Auza, the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations in New York, performed the ceremony. Dr. Hogikyan, 26, is an incoming pediatrics resident at the Ann & Robert H.…

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Kelsey Parsons, Matthew Latessa

Kelsey Anne Hovbrender Parsons and Matthew Richard Latessa were married June 1 at the Green Building, an events space in Brooklyn. Stephanie R. Mercurio, a Universal Life minister, officiated. Ms. Parsons, 29, is a communications officer in Manhattan for the International Rescue Committee, the humanitarian organization for refugees and other vulnerable populations. She graduated with…

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Anna Gleysteen, David Grossman

Anna Wong Gleysteen and David Charles Grossman were married June 1 in Washington. The Rev. John R. Spangler, a Lutheran minister, officiated at Dacor Bacon House, a club and events space. The couple met at George Mason University, from which each received a law degree, she cum laude and he summa cum laude. The bride,…

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