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A reader asks: Spray-on sunscreen has airborne particles that can spread or be inhaled, or can get into one’s eyes. Is this safe?

8/21/2014 10:01:47 PM

Fish is good for you, better than heart-damaging red meat and even better than lean poultry. Even so, it is not a popular choice in the kitchen — but there are ways to overcome opposition to it.

8/21/2014 3:10:17 PM

The medicalization of food deprives the dying of some of the last remnants of the human experience: taste, smell, touch and connection to loved ones.

8/21/2014 2:23:33 PM

One second. That’s all it took to lose my vision. And my world changed.

8/21/2014 1:46:20 PM

Researchers are questioning the assumptions behind morning meals.

8/21/2014 11:56:09 AM

This week the international yoga community said goodbye to B.K.S. Iyengar, a favorite teacher credited with bringing yoga to the Western world. One of his students, Carrie Owerko, a New York yoga teacher, talked about what makes Iyengar yoga so special.

8/21/2014 9:06:26 AM

Humans and dogs fuel exercise very differently. So if you’re taking your dog out for a run, take note.

8/20/2014 12:46:25 PM

Eating fish is associated with an increase in brain volume, but it is apparently not because of its omega-3 content, a new study of older adults has found.

8/20/2014 11:31:30 AM

Mr. Iyengar, who practiced his asanas, or postures, well into his 90s, established yoga institutes on six continents.

8/20/2014 10:10:41 AM

Women who ate instant noodles at least twice a week were 68 percent more likely to have metabolic syndrome.

8/20/2014 9:56:13 AM