Amy Gish, Adolfo Lee

Amy Gish and Adolfo Lee were married Nov. 16 at the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary & St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church in Brooklyn. The Rev. Msgr. Guy Massie performed the ceremony. Ms. Gish, 38, is a vice president for client services at Huge, a digital agency based in Brooklyn. She graduated from Emory…

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Nicole Poplawsky, Kenneth Shook Jr.

Nicole Ann Poplawsky and Kenneth Robert Shook Jr. were married Nov. 16 at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in Manhattan. The Rev. Dr. Scott Black Johnston, a Presbyterian minister, officiated. Mrs. Shook, 35, is a sales executive in Manhattan at Gold Medal International, a fashion accessories company specializing in socks and cold weather accessories. She graduated…

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Felicia Pollack, David Gordon

Felicia Caitlin Pollack and David Franklin Gordon were married Nov. 16 at the Swan Club in Roslyn, N.Y. Cantor Guy Bonné officiated. Mrs. Gordon, 29, is a talent booker in Manhattan at ABC’s “The View.” She graduated from Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at the New School, also in Manhattan. She is the daughter…

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Gregory Athanas, Alex Rich

Gregory Louis Athanas and H. Alexander Rich were married Nov. 16 at the Villard Mansion at Lotte New York Palace in New York. Rabbi Laurie Gold officiated. Mr. Athanas (left), 33, is a social studies teacher at McKeel Academy of Technology, a charter high school in Lakeland, Fla. He is also a product specialist at…

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Stacy Kramer, Joshua Kuckley

Stacy Michelle Kramer and Joshua Reuven Kuckley were married Nov. 16 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington. Rabbi Michael Safra officiated. The bride, 33, works in Manhattan as the director of business development for Grassroot Soccer, a nonprofit organization in Hanover, N.Y., that focuses on global health in sub-Saharan Africa. She graduated from Northwestern…

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Researchers discover new mutations in gene associated with disease that causes the heart to weaken

Researchers from the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City have identified new mutations in a gene commonly associated with non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy (NIDC), a disease that weakens the heart muscle, making it more difficult to adequately circulate blood to meet the body’s needs. Patients with NIDC struggle because the heart’s ability to pump…

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