Victoria Beckham Sells Her Clothes Herself

Advertisement The former Spice Girl, showing her clothing in London for the first time in 10 years of collections, ran her own cash register for the afternoon. Sept. 16, 2018 Image Victoria Beckham, spring 2019.CreditTom Jamieson for The New York Times LONDON — Victoria Beckham did not want her runway show on the Sunday of…

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Medical News Today: Chronic pain and the power of placebo

A new study has asked whether certain people with chronic pain should be given sugar pills to manage their symptoms. Scientists tap into the individual differences that make some people more susceptible to a placebo. Brain anatomy and personality type may influence susceptibility to the placebo effect. A placebo is a medical intervention — be…

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Where a Sore Throat Becomes a Death Sentence

They shared Charlotte’s home — one room, eight feet by eight feet, with rough concrete walls, a tin roof and a dirt floor. It was crammed into a warren of dwellings on the side of a hill, down a steep flight of uneven stone steps from the road. The sisters slept together in a bed…

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A Boy Named Chance in a Land Without Heart Surgeons

Advertisement I went to Kigali in Rwanda to report on the type of heart disease afflicting Chance and millions of other young people. I was supposed to be a fly on the wall. Before I knew it, I was trying to help. Image From left, Chance Mwunguzi, Innocent Nsabimana and Alexis Nshimiyimana, who became friends…

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Medical News Today: Three daily servings of dairy may keep your heart healthy

A large observational study recently published in the journal The Lancet examines the link between the consumption of whole-fat dairy and cardiovascular health. Dairy products may benefit cardiovascular health, says new research. The United States Department of Agriculture and American Heart Association (AHA) both recommend that adults do not exceed three servings of low-fat dairy…

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Blair Miller, Benjamin Patton

Blair Emily Miller and Benjamin Wilson Patton were married Sept. 15 at Green Meadow Farms, an organic vegetable and flower farm in South Hamilton, Mass. The Rev. Michael Rudzena, who was ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, officiated at a nondenominational ceremony. The bride, who is 38 and works in New York, invests in socially…

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Elena Schneider, Eli Stokols

Elena Cecilia Schneider and Eli Jonathan Stokols were married Sept. 15 at the Augsburg Lutheran Church in Winston-Salem, N.C. Paul Wollner, an Evangelical Lutheran priest, officiated, with Rabbi Andrew Ettin taking part in an interfaith ceremony. The bride, 27, is a campaign reporter at Politico in Arlington, Va. She graduated from Northwestern, from which she…

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Samantha Shipp, Demetrius Warrick

Samantha Alexis Shipp and Demetrius Antonio Warrick are to be married Sept. 16 at the 620 Loft and Garden, an events space in New York. The Rev. Nicolas Hood III, a United Church of Christ minister, is to officiate. The bride, 37, works in New York as the general counsel and chief operating officer of…

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Kruti Parikh, Milan Thakkar

Dr. Kruti Nitin Parikh and Milan Rasik Thakkar were married Sept. 15 at the Legacy Castle, an events space in Pompton Plains, N.J. Narendra Raval, a Hindu priest, officiated. The bride, 29, is taking a gap year and is to start, in July 2019, an anesthesiology residency at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark.…

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Ifna Ejebe, Devashish Das

Dr. Ifna Hilda Ejebe and Devashish Das were married Sept. 15 in Plymouth, Minn. The Rev. Terry Rassmussen performed the ceremony at the Little Church of the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Parish. The bride, who is 33 and will take her husband’s name, is a second-year internal medicine resident at the University of Minnesota Medical…

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