Cassie Stahl, Andrew Shapiro

Catherine Sara Stahl and Andrew Vincent Shapiro were married Feb. 1 at the Fox Hollow, an events space in Woodbury, N.Y. Mary K. White, a friend of the bride’s family and a judge in the family division of Vincinage 15 Superior Court in New Jersey, in Woodbury, N.J., officiated. Mrs. Shapiro, 29, who goes by…

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Katherine Long, Christopher Mathieu

Katherine Amanda Long and Christopher John Mathieu were married Feb. 2 at the Mercury Hall, an events space in Austin, Tex. Benjamin Lookner, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. The bride, 30, is an associate in the Washington office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom,…

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Molly Hurff, James Price

Molly Maureen Hurff and James Robert Price were married Feb. 2 on a beach on Anna Maria Island, Fla. Trevor Giles, the groom’s brother who is a minister ordained in the Church of God, officiated. Ms. Hurff, 28, is an associate public finance investment banker at J. P. Morgan in New York, where she specializes…

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The Queen of Change

SANTA FE, N.M. — On any given day, someone somewhere is likely leading an Artist’s Way group, gamely knocking back the exercises of “The Artist’s Way” book, the quasi-spiritual manual for “creative recovery,” as its author Julia Cameron puts it, that has been a lodestar to blocked writers and other artistic hopefuls for more than…

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Events Are the New Magazines

On a recent Thursday evening, Jordan Roth, a Broadway producer of “Angels in America” and “Kinky Boots,” was serving as the M.C. of a party hosted by Town & Country magazine on the top floor of the Standard Hotel in downtown Manhattan. Wearing sequined pants and a jeweled hairpin, he kvelled with Kelly Ripa, dressed…

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Mini-Vows: After a ‘Redo’ Reunion, They Rediscovered Their Chemistry

Corina Biton and Gary Steven Blicksilver are to be married Feb. 3 at Costa d’Este Beach Resort and Spa in Vero Beach, Fla. Rabbi Daniel Hadar is to officiate. The bride, 53, is the founder and president of BloqUV, a sun-protective apparel brand based in North Miami, Fla. She graduated from the University of Miami,…

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Medical News Today: How skin cancer becomes invasive

In a study on mouse models and human tissue, researchers have revealed how aggressive forms of skin cancer are able to co-opt the immune system to become invasive. Knowing this could lead to better, more effective treatments. A study reveals the key factors that allow melanoma to become invasive. New research, the findings of which…

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Medical News Today: Cardiovascular deaths on the rise in the US

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), nearly half of all adults in the United States have cardiovascular disease. It caused more deaths in 2016 than previous years, despite rates of cardiovascular deaths having declined worldwide. The amended hypertension guidelines explain the high prevalence of cardiovascular disease in the U.S., say the AHA. Heart disease…

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I Doozy: Adventure in a Wedding Dress

You spent months searching for the perfect wedding dress — only to wear it for one special day. Zoe Aust had a different idea. Ms. Aust, 27, was determined, she said, to get her “money’s worth” from her gown. After her wedding Dec. 31, 2017 at the Westmount Country Club in Woodland Park, N.J., she…

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McKinsey Advised Purdue Pharma How to ‘Turbocharge’ Opioid Sales, Lawsuit Says

The world’s most prestigious management-consulting firm, McKinsey & Company, has been drawn into a national reckoning over who bears responsibility for the opioid crisis that has devastated families and communities across America. In legal papers released in unredacted form on Thursday, the Massachusetts attorney general said McKinsey had helped the maker of OxyContin fan the…

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