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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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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