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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.

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.

When the Lung Cancer Patient Climbs Mountains

When the Lung Cancer Patient Climbs Mountains

Andy Lindsay, a lung cancer patient, was among the climbers and porters heading up Mera Glacier in Nepal to Mera High Camp on a three-week trek this fall.

More Girls Are Playing Football. Is That Progress?

More Girls Are Playing Football. Is That Progress?

K-Lani Nava kicking an extra point in a six-person state championship high school football game in Texas, the first girl to do so.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Parenting the Fortnite Addict

Parenting the Fortnite Addict

A scene from the popular game Fortnite: Battle Royale.

A Perplexing Marijuana Side Effect Relieved by Hot Showers

A Perplexing Marijuana Side Effect Relieved by Hot Showers

Thomas Hodorowski quit smoking marijuana after learning his years-long bouts of nausea and vomiting were caused by his habit.

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.

Can Kindness Be Taught?

Can Kindness Be Taught?

Prekindergarten students at P.S. 212 in Jackson Heights, Queens, observe their “belly buddies” — stuffed animals placed on their stomachs — as they rise and fall with their breath. The lesson is part of the Kindness Curriculum.


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