Chandrika Srivastava, Nikhil Basu Trivedi

Chandrika Srivastava and Nikhil Basu Trivedi were married Jan. 11 in San Francisco. John Pleskach, a deputy marriage commissioner at San Francisco City Hall, officiated. The bride, 28, is a staff product manager at Tesla, a sustainable energy and automotive company in Fremont, Calif. She graduated from Yale and received a master’s degree in civil…

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Why It Could Be Hard to #MuteRKelly

He has been accused of having sex with minors. At 27, he married a 15-year-old girl. Some women say he runs an emotionally abusive sex cult. But in more than two decades of persistent allegations, the R&B star at the center of them, R. Kelly, has never been convicted of a crime, and in no…

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Medical News Today: Personal income may increase risk of heart disease

Income levels, if they are unstable, can easily turn into a stressor. However, the volatility of personal income could be having a more serious effect on people’s heart health. Does how much money we earn affect cardiovascular health? It is often expected that a person’s income will constantly rise until they reach retirement age. However,…

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Medical News Today: Could pomegranates offer the key to new IBD treatments?

Studies of pomegranates, «the fruit of the gods,» are increasingly revealing why they are so beneficial. Urolithin A, derived from pomegranates, and its synthetic equivalent could help treat inflammatory bowel disease, according to a new study. Pomegranates may contain the secret to better gut health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest that…

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Jaimie Shepard, Brett Scheiner

Jaimie Nicole Shepard and Brett Evan Scheiner were married Jan. 12 at the Four Seasons Resort in Palm Beach, Fla. Rabbi Rachel Greengrass officiated. Ms. Shepard, 32, is the owner and a jewelry designer for Jaimie Nicole Jewelry in Miami. She graduated from the University of Miami. She is a daughter of Donna B. Shepard…

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Rebekah Brown, Thomas Kostelak

Rebekah Anne Brown and Thomas Jacob Kostelak were married Jan. 12 at 501 Union, an events space in Brooklyn. The Rev. Richard Acosta, a friend of the couple who was ordained through the Christian Fellowship Center, officiated. Mrs. Kostelak, 28, is a law clerk at Sullivan & Cromwell, the Manhattan law firm. She graduated cum…

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Ilana Glusband, Isaac Gruber

Ilana Sari Glusband and Isaac Joseph Gruber were married Jan. 12 at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan. Rabbi Daniel Alder officiated. Mrs. Gruber, 34, works in Jersey City as a director in the compliance department of RBC Capital Markets, a division of the Royal Bank of Canada in Toronto. She graduated from the…

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Cassandra Siegel, Alex Neubauer

Cassandra Leigh Siegel and Alex Harrison Neubauer were married Jan. 12 at the Pierre Hotel in New York. Rabbi Peter J. Rubinstein, a friend of the bride’s family, officiated. Mrs. Neubauer, 29, is finishing her final year at N.Y.U. School of Law, and has accepted an offer to work in the real estate transactional group…

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5 Reasons to Say No to Sex on the First Date

Our grandmothers and great-grandmothers had an iron rule – never kiss on the first date. Times change. The crazy rhythm of life and the appearance of date apps like Tinder dictate new rules. Nowadays even sex on the first date is not rare. In fact, sex on the first date is not the best solution.…

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15 Things Wives Want to Know but Won’t Ask

If we consider how many subjects husbands and wives would rather shun, they could make a long list. While two people live together, they can discuss meals, movies, and arrangements for parties freely – yet topics keep springing up that spouses feel could make their lives skating on thin ice. Men know the main danger…

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