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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 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.

What Surfing With My Niece Taught Me About Life

What Surfing With My Niece Taught Me About Life

The author, Steven Petrow, surfing in Hawaii.

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.

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 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.

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.

Parenting the Fortnite Addict

Parenting the Fortnite Addict

A scene from the popular game Fortnite: Battle Royale.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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