‘Public Option’ Draws Voters Unsure About ‘Medicare for All’

CONCORD, N.H. — One after another, voters at a recent campaign event here for former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. expressed utter comfort with the centerpiece of his health care platform: an idea once so controversial that Democrats had to drop it from the Affordable Care Act to get the landmark law passed. The…

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The Newest Tech on Cruise Ships

People who work on cruises often describe ships as “cities at sea,” but cities usually have speedy Wi-Fi, food delivery services you can summon on your phone, and homes with voice-activated assistants like Alexa, Siri and Google to answer questions and provide information. Now, cruise companies, realizing that an expectation that people disconnect from their…

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Medical News Today: Can the gut microbiome unlock the secrets of aging?

A new study has shown how the gut microbiota of older mice can promote neural growth in young mice, leading to promising developments in future treatments. Share on PinterestScientists are suggesting that gut bacteria may drive the neurological aging process. The research group, based in Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, transferred the gut microbiota…

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Alexandra Lane, Fielder Valone

Alexandra Rae Lane and Thomas Fielder Valone Jr. were married Nov. 23 at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Christopher R. Browning, a friend of the groom who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. The bride, 28, is a regional finance director at the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee in Washington. She graduated from…

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Elizabeth Harrow, David Zussman

Elizabeth Rose Harrow and David Klein Zussman were married Nov. 23 at the 1 Hotel in Brooklyn. Rabbi Ethan Witkovsky officiated, with Cantor Azi Schwartz taking part. The bride, 30, is a vice president at Morgan Stanley in Manhattan. She graduated from Colgate. She is the daughter of Ellen Harrow and William Harrow of Fort…

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Jonathan Naymark, Amit Paley

Jonathan David Naymark and Amit Reuveny Paley were married Nov. 23 at the Rainbow Room in New York. Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum officiated. Mr. Naymark (left), 37, is the head of partnerships and business development for Codecademy, an interactive platform that teaches programming languages, based in New York. He graduated from McGill University and received an…

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Margaret Greenberg, Erik Blumenkranz

Margaret Jasper Greenberg and Erik Davis Blumenkranz were married Nov. 19 in San Francisco. Patricia Mazzucco, a county clerk, officiated at City Hall. On Nov. 23, the couple took part in a celebration ceremony at Camp Maddox, the bride’s family property in Kerrville, Texas. David Greenberg, the uncle of the bride, led the ceremony. The…

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Mariel Davis, Fawzy Abu Seif

Mary Eleanor Teresa Davis and Fawzy Abu Seif were married Nov. 23 at the Convent of the Sacred Heart in New York. The imam Dr. Ahmet Atlig officiated, with Msgr. Kenneth Lasch leading a reflection and prayer during an interfaith ceremony. Ms. Davis, 32, who is known as Mariel, works in the Cairo and New…

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Alexandra Goldstein, Ryan Authier

Alexandra Benjamin Goldstein and Ryan Daniel Authier were married Nov. 23 at Prospect House, an events space in Dripping Springs, Texas. Rabbi Lev Baesh officiated. Mrs. Authier, 31, is a senior content strategist on the design technology team at AT&T in Austin, Texas. She graduated from Vassar. She is the daughter of Vicki E. Volper…

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