Medical News Today: Do cannabinoids ease multiple sclerosis symptoms?

Using cannabinoids to treat the symptoms of multiple sclerosis is controversial. This week, JAMA Network Open has published a systematic review and meta-analysis that might help settle the debate. Do cannabinoids reduce MS symptoms? A new analysis investigates. Multiple sclerosis (MS) involves an autoimmune response, in which a person’s immune system attacks the myelin sheaths…

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Allison Esposito, Benjamin Medina

Allison Esposito and Dr. Benjamin David Medina were married Oct. 13 at Tappan Hill Mansion in Tarrytown, N.Y. Rabbi Gloria Milner officiated. The bride, 35, is taking her husband’s name. She is the founder of Tech Ladies, a company in New York that specializes in creating more diverse and inclusive workplaces for women. She previously…

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Jill Watanabe, Daniel Lyons

Jill Frances Watanabe and Daniel Francis Lyons were married Oct. 13 at the Great Hall at Union Station, an events space in Seattle. Juan Carlos Arenado, a friend of the couple who is a Universal Life minister, officiated. Ms. Watanabe, 32, is a communications director at Bloomberg, the financial information and news company in New…

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Katherine LaVigne, James Mager

Dr. Katherine Anne LaVigne and James Daniel Mager were married Oct. 13 at St. James Church in Chatham, N.Y. The Rev. Gary Gelfenbein, a Roman Catholic priest, officiated. The bride, 35, is a gynecologic oncology fellow at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. She graduated from Columbia. She received a medical degree…

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Allie Conti, Dory Carr-Harris

Allie Helen Conti and Dory Channing Carr-Harris were married Oct. 13 at the Bear Cafe in Woodstock, N.Y. Danielle DiPaolo, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated. Ms. Conti (left), 29, and Ms. Carr-Harris, 32, work at Vice Media, the digital media and broadcasting company in Brooklyn.…

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Joanna Newman, Scott Schneider

Joanna Haley Newman and Scott Michael Schneider were married Oct. 13 at Tribeca Rooftop in Manhattan. Rabbi Gary Katz officiated. Mrs. Schneider, who is 30 and works in Manhattan, is the director of account management at ShareThis, an online tool used to share content on the web with friends via email or text messaging. She…

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