Alexandra Feuer, Joseph Portale

Alexandra Willis Feuer and Joseph Charles Portale were married June 29 at Front and Palmer, an events space in a former barrel factory in the South Kensington Art District of Philadelphia. Maura J. Bernt, a nondenominational minister affiliated with Journeys of the Heart, officiated. The couple met in 2011 at Gettysburg College, from which each…

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Jocelyn Hinman, Michael Coffee

Jocelyn Ann Hinman and Michael Allen Coffee were married June 29 at the First Presbyterian Church in Rome, N.Y. The Rev. Kate Dunn, a Presbyterian minister, performed the ceremony. Dr. Hinman, 29, will be an adjunct assistant professor and postdoctoral research associate at Teachers College, Columbia University in September. She graduated cum laude from Colgate…

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Avery McNeil, Daniel Kay

Avery Sophia Daley McNeil and Daniel Zachary Kay were married June 29 at Willow Ridge Farm in Putnam Valley, N.Y. David E. McCraw, the deputy general counsel at The New York Times who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated. The couple are each criminal defense lawyers at the Bronx Defenders in the…

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Pear-shaped is better for postmenopausal women, even if they are normal weight

IMAGE: Among postmenopausal with normal body mass index, higher trunk fat is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease, whereas higher leg fat is associated with decreased risk of cardiovascular disease. view more  Credit: European Heart Journal Postmenopausal women who are “apple” shaped rather than “pear” shaped are at greater risk of heart and blood vessel…

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New strategies and approaches needed to cope with growing burden of brain diseases

IMAGE: Professor Anne Hege Aamodt, President of the Norwegian Neurological Association, presented The Norwegian Brain Health Strategy 2018-2024 to attendees at the congress. Norway are the first country in Europe to… view more  Credit: European Academy of Neurology (EAN) (Oslo, Monday, 1 July, 2019) New strategies for preventing and coping with the growing burden of brain…

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Statin use reduces mortality and stroke risk in dementia patients, new study shows

(Oslo, Monday, 01 July, 2019) The use of statins is significantly associated with a reduction in the risk of mortality in dementia patients, new research presented today at the 5th European Academy of Neurology (EAN) Congress has shown. The study, which analysed 44,920 Swedish dementia patients from the Swedish Dementia Registry between 2008-2015, found users…

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