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Is There an Optimal Diet for Humans?

Is There an Optimal Diet for Humans?

Members of the Hadza tribe in Tanzania on a zebra hunt.

Debunking Myths About Estrangement

Debunking Myths About Estrangement

Nikolaus Maack of Ottawa started distancing himself from his family a decade ago. Estrangement is neither rare, sudden, nor easy to explain, researchers say.

How to Know When a Child’s Flu Turns Serious

How to Know When a Child’s Flu Turns Serious

Ethan Lasorsa, 12, of Macungie, Pa., was treated for flu and an ear infection in the pediatric ward at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown, Pa.

Exercise vs. Standing? You Probably Need to Do Both

Exercise vs. Standing? You Probably Need to Do Both

Eric L. Adams, the Brooklyn borough president, uses a standing desk as part of his fitness routine.

Do You Believe in Magic? I Do

Do You Believe in Magic? I Do

If a Fairy God Bunny comes into your life, embrace it.

A Surprising Way to Eat Vegetables: For Dessert

A Surprising Way to Eat Vegetables: For Dessert

Arugula tops a pecan pear cake with blue cheese mousse at Gramercy Tavern.

How to Keep Children Safe From Abuse at the Doctor’s Office

How to Keep Children Safe From Abuse at the Doctor’s Office

Madeline Johnson, right, and her sister, Kara, left, with their parents, Brad and Kelly, at the sentencing hearing of Dr. Lawrence G. Nassar.

From a Pediatrician, Lessons for Dads-to-Be

From a Pediatrician, Lessons for Dads-to-Be

Fathers react to a vivid childbirth video in Dr. Craig Garfield’s class for expectant fathers at Northwestern.

A Competitive Team Sport. For Your Dog.

A Competitive Team Sport. For Your Dog.

At the Scallywags Flyball Fever Tournament in Halethorpe, Md., last summer, Corey, an Australian shepherd, left, and Bella, an American shepherd, competed in a relay race.

A Before-School Exercise Program May Help Children Thrive

A Before-School Exercise Program May Help Children Thrive

A one-hour, before-school exercise program does seem likely to improve young people’s health and happiness.

How Karate Helped an Aging Expert Age Better

How Karate Helped an Aging Expert Age Better

Dr. Kirk Daffner practices his karate moves as his mentor, George Gonis, looks on.

How to Protect Yourself From Mosquitoes and Ticks

How to Protect Yourself From Mosquitoes and Ticks

The C.D.C. says tickborne diseases like Lyme are rising steadily in the Northeast, which has more trees now than a century ago.

Blurred Vision, Burning Eyes: This Is a Lasik Success?

Blurred Vision, Burning Eyes: This Is a Lasik Success?

Justin Puglisi undergoing Lasik eye surgery in Garden City, N.Y. The 15-minute procedure was performed 700,000 times last year.


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