Carrie Dorn, Adam Friedman

Carrie Michele Dorn and Adam Neal Friedman were married April 6 at the Lodge at Little Seneca Creek in Boyds, Md. Cantor Caron Dale officiated. The bride, 36, is a senior practice associate in Washington at the National Association of Social Workers, where she specializes in health care practice and policy issues. She graduated from…

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Ashira Greene, William Beutler

Ashira Beth Greene and William Winter Beutler were married April 6 at the Park Hyatt in Washington. Rabbi Aaron Miller officiated. Mrs. Beutler-Greene, 33, is a program associate on the meetings and special events team at the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington. She is a juror for the Scholastic Art and…

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Lacey McKeon, Steven Rockefeller

Lacey Ann McKeon and Steven Clark Rockefeller III were married April 6 at St. Joseph’s Church in West Orange, N.J. The Rev. Msgr. Michael E. Kelly, a Roman Catholic priest, performed the ceremony. The bride and groom, both 31, met at Boston College, from which each graduated. Mrs. Rockefeller is a production manager at MLB…

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Lucy Melcher, John Coady III

Lucy Blond Melcher and John Martin Coady III were married April 6 at the InterContinental Hotel Washington — the Wharf. Jordan L. Bookey, a cousin of the bride who became authorized as a temporary officiant by the District of Columbia Marriage Bureau for the occasion, officiated incorporating Jewish elements. Mrs. Coady, 36, is a director…

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Katherine Del Raso, Christopher Brolley

Katherine Anne Del Raso and Christopher Michael Brolley were married April 6 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia. The Most Rev. Timothy C. Senior, the auxiliary bishop of Philadelphia, performed the ceremony. The bride, 28, and groom, 31, met at Villanova, from which she graduated cum laude and received a…

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Caroline Marra, Benjamin Hemani

Caroline Grace Marra and Benjamin Caleb Hemani were married April 6 at the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, Okla. Virginia Lanford Hemani, the mother of the groom who became a minister with American Marriage Ministries for the event, officiated. The bride, 30, who was until April 2017 a life sciences consultant in Boston, is…

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Erin Hatch, Benjamin Thomas

Erin Elizabeth Hatch and Benjamin Robert Thomas were married April 6 at District Winery in Washington. The Rev. G. Douglass Lewis, a friend of the bride’s family and past president of the Wesley Theological Seminary, performed the ceremony. Mrs. Thomas, 31, works in Washington as the press secretary for the House Committee on Ways and…

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Arielle Parker, Seth Kisch

Arielle Amandla Parker and Seth Naiburg Kisch were married April 6 at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park. Rabbi Jim Stoloff officiated. Mrs. Kisch, 28, is a human resources professional at the New York law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, where she specializes in professional development. She graduated cum laude from Syracuse. She is the…

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Real cost of heart attacks and strokes: Double the direct medical expense

Sophia Antipolis, 7 April 2019: The full financial cost of a heart attack or stroke is twice as much as the medical costs when lost work time for patients and caregivers is included. That’s the finding of research published today, World Health Day, in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European…

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Food additive may influence how well flu vaccines work

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State University scientists have linked a common food preservative to an altered immune response that possibly hinders flu vaccines. The study conducted in mice, presented at the 2019 Experimental Biology meeting in Orlando, Fla., April 7 at 9 a.m., offers up a new potential factor in vaccine effectiveness. Tert-butylhydroquinone, or…

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