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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.

After a Cancer Diagnosis, Playing the Odds

After a Cancer Diagnosis, Playing the Odds

The author, Katie Palay, with her husband and child.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Facial Exercises May Make You Look 3 Years Younger

Facial Exercises May Make You Look 3 Years Younger

The upper cheeks and bags under the eyes modestly improved starting at week eight (center) and, by week 20 (right), dermatologists rated the mid-face as more full and youthful.

From Brooklyn to India, in Search of the Secret to Parenthood

From Brooklyn to India, in Search of the Secret to Parenthood

The author, Diksha Basu, and her husband, Mikey McCleary, with their daughter, Sky, at 6 weeks old in their apartment in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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.


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